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Your Lumpy, Bumpy Pet: All About Lipomas in Pets

It’s a common scenario; you’re peacefully brushing your pet, when you are startled to discover a soft lump under his or her skin. Your mind races, wondering what the lump could be and what could have caused it. Should you call the vet immediately, or is this simply a natural part of the aging process? […]

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All Your Eggs in One Basket: The Easter Pet Safety Edition

We’re rolling right along the lovely, flower-filled spring time path, not unlike an oblong egg. The air is clear, the sun is shining, and all is right with the world. Add to this seasonal splendor a veritable feast of tasty treats, skipping through an egg hunt, and baskets chock full of goodies. This all paints […]

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Pet Wound Care for the Do-It-Yourselfer

You probably don’t rush to the doctor every time you get a paper-cut, and likewise your pet probably doesn’t need to make a trip in to see us at West Park Animal Hospital for every scrape. In many situations, at-home pet wound care is an appropriate action as long as you are comfortable. Read on […]

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A Shoulder to Lean On: Our Pets and Stress

They always seem to know when we need them most. Our furry friends tend to be our rocks when we are stressed, anxious, or sad. How do they know, though, when we need them? Learn all about our pets and stress, and how they are always attuned to what we need. How They Know Animals […]

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Pet Treats: The Good, the Bad, and the Delicious

Pets and treats seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. We use treats for training, rewarding, and simply to make our pets happy. American pet owners buy so many treats, in fact, that pet treats made up 16% of U.S. pet food spending in 2014. As wonderful as they are, treats are not […]

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Presidential Pets and their Owners

Some seem to think that you can tell a lot about a person by the way that he or she treats animals. Keeping that in mind, it can be fun to look at a person’s choice in pet, and even more so when that person is a celebrity. While you may be tired of hearing […]

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Love is in the Air: Reasons to Love a Pet Lover

Relationships can be tricky, but there are some things that a worth looking for in a partner that could make them more rewarding. Obviously, you want someone with whom you share common interests and values, and someone who treats you well. You might want to add being an animal person to that list, though. At […]

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Winter Paw Care for Healthy, Happy Feet

Just as you might pay special attention to your pet’s paws during hot summer days, winter brings its own challenges for paw health and safety. Paw care is an essential part of your pet care regimen. To enjoy the dog days of, er, winter, consider these tips to keep your pet’s feet in tip-top shape. […]

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Cats Need Care, Too! 5 Things to Remember About Cat Health

There are more pet cats than dogs, but we see far less of them than their canine counterparts. This is due in part because dogs typically don’t put up a fight when it’s time to zoom around in the car. However, feline absence stems from something far worse than travel fears. The false assumption that […]

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Animal Doppelgangers and the People Who Love Them

When two people spend enough time together, they often develop similar characteristics. The same seems to be true of people and their pets. It’s widely believed that everyone has a double out there somewhere. It may just be, though, that some people’s doubles have four legs. Animal doppelgangers are a real thing, and there may […]

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