Posts by ER Pet Doctor

National Walk Your Dog Week

National Walk Your Dog Week

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, a staggering 53% of dogs in the United States are considered to be overweight. Overfeeding, coupled with age and various medical ailments all contribute to this astronomical statistic.

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Your Child and Pet Loss

Your Child and Pet Loss

Should Your Child be present for Euthanasia of a Pet? Dr. Sarah Whitley shares her thoughts and guidance on this difficult question for what can be an unavoidable topic.

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GI Stasis

GI Stasis

It’s hard to believe that it’s already springtime! Eggs aren’t the only thing rabbits are good at hiding – they’re also quite adept at hiding a serious illness called GI stasis. GI stasis is an ailment where food isn’t moving properly through the gastrointestinal tract and is known as the silent killer.

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Through Mile’s Eyes.

Through Mile’s Eyes.

Take a tour with Miles, as he takes a journey through the Pet Emergency Center and gives us a glimpse as to what a dog sees when visiting our emergency hospital.

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Can flea control be toxic?

Can flea control be toxic?

With all of the rain and the cold weather lately, keeping up with flea prevention for your pets may be the last thing on your mind. Using year-round flea control is definitely in your pet’s best interest, but did you know that some types can be life threatening to them?

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