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All About Fleas – Part 1 of 2

Ahhh, summer!  What’s better than a Western Washington summer, with our warm days and still enough moisture to keep our beautiful, lush greenery?  We all love it, and so do our pets, but unfortunately, we have some unwelcome guests that … Continue reading

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That Doggone Itch!

By Naomi Keiper DVM One of the more common reasons for dogs to visit the veterinarian is itchy skin. Pruritus (itch) can be a frustrating condition for both owners and veterinarians due its many complex underlying causes and the challenges … Continue reading

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A Case of Xylitol Poisoning in a Dog

Did You Know Xylitol Can Have Serious and Fatal Effects in Dogs? by Dr. Lesley Kovar Kaiya is a 2 year old Husky who, a couple of weeks ago, ate protein bars baked by her owner. Several hours later, she … Continue reading

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Updated Spay and Neuter Recommendations

By Dr. Kim Hsu, Bothell Pet Hospital It has been said that practicing medicine is an art. Doctors continuously make recommendations that affect the health and well-being of their patients both short and long-term. The latest technology, new research findings, … Continue reading

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Ear Infections (Otitis Externa) in a Dog or Cat

Image by German photographer Elke Vogelsang It’s time for a pop quiz! What is the number one reason for vet visits? If you said ear infections, you’re right! According to Veterinary Pet Insurance, this was the number one reason for … Continue reading

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About Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that occurs worldwide and is emerging as a more common diagnosis in the Puget Sound area. It is caused by the spiral-shaped bacteria Leptospira, of which there are several serovars (strains) of significance. There are … Continue reading

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7 Facts about Medications for Dogs and Cats

Did you know that one acetaminophen (Tylenol) tablet can kill a cat? Or that giving ibuprofen to a dog can cause serious gastrointestinal side effects? Presented below are 7 important facts to know about medications administered to dogs and cats: … Continue reading

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