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Facial Swelling in Cats and Dogs

Acute facial swelling in dogs can be a sign of an anaphylactic (allergic) reaction. This can often be accompanied by hives or an irregular haircoat and is obviously easier to see in dogs with short coats but can happen in…

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Why Is My Cat So Thirsty?

Why is my cat so thirsty?

By Leslie Kuczynski, VMD, DACVIM As  summer has come to an end, it is time for everyone, including our pet family members, to get back to the normal routine. It probably was not surprising with the summer heat, to notice…

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Canine Splenic Hemangiosarcoma

Canine Splenic Hemangiosarcoma

By Lillie Davis | DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) of the spleen is a devastating cancer that affects many dogs. It is a cancer of the vascular epithelial cells (cells lining the blood vessels) that comprises roughly 7% of all…

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Winter Holiday Pet Safety

By Alyssa Mages, BS, CVT, Education and Development Coordinator, Metropolitan Veterinary Associates Tis the season for holiday joy and celebration - from dinners and parties, to gifts and sparkling decorations. We urge you to consider the items below while planning…

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