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Allaying Fears About Your Dog or Cat’s Anesthesia

The doctors at Bothell Pet Hospital will often recommend a procedure that involves anesthesia. It may be a spay, a mass removal, dental evaluation/cleaning, or major surgery. These all require that the pet undergoes general anesthesia. We frequently hear questions … Continue reading

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

While we try to emphasize the importance of pet dental health throughout the year, February gives us an opportunity to highlight specific aspects of dental assessment, treatment and preventative care. Good oral health is more than just a pretty smile. Poor … Continue reading

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Transporting a Cat with Minimal Stress

By Dr. Naomi Keiper of Bothell Pet Hospital If you’re a cat owner, you know how stressful it can be to get your feline to the veterinarian – for both of you! Trying to get a cat into a carrier … Continue reading

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Dr. Kovar in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with World Vets

As many of you know, I have been volunteering with World Vets for the past several years. The organization operates in over 45 countries on 6 continents. Their mission is to “improve the health and well-being of animals by providing … Continue reading

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The Fat Cat – Overweight Felines and What You Can Do

Current studies estimate that over 50% of cats in the US are overweight or obese. In fact, obesity is the most common nutritional disorder in our pet population. Unfortunately, the problem often goes unrecognized by their caretakers. So is your cat … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life with a Senior Dog or Cat

We like to say around here at Bothell Pet Hospital that, “Old age is not a disease!” While we would never treat an animal based on its age alone, the reality is that the health of dogs and cats can … Continue reading

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All About Fleas – Part 2 of 2

In our last blog post, we discussed fleas with a focus on identification, transmission, and associated illnesses. If you missed it, please refer to “Fleas 101” for July 2016. This month we will focus more closely on prevention and treatment. … Continue reading

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