Hospice

We can choose a good end of life for our veterinary patients… I have always been interested in end-of-life care for my patients. A good death and a good end to life is the greatest gift that we can give
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Kennel Cough

We’ve recently been experiencing a little uptick in the number of canine patients with kennel cough. This is a relatively benign cough, but it’s a major nuisance for the dog and its people. “Kennel cough” is actually a catch-all term
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Antibiotics: Too Much of a Good Thing?

I recently read a number of different articles that all came to the same conclusion: Antibiotics can be lifesaving but their overuse can have deleterious consequences. We’re hearing some good stories in the media recently about the role that bacteria
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Letter Home (to WAH): The First Update

Catherine is an employee at WAH and a third year veterinary student. We love her emails to us and wanted to share one with you. Hello WAH Family! While my parents text me with updates about how unseasonably warm it
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When Your Pet is Diagnosed with Cancer

Cancer is one of our most common diagnoses. It occurs in dogs and cats of all ages and comes in many guises. But in every case, it evokes a predictable series of emotions and responses. The word “cancer” implies the
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Four Keys to Housetraining Your New Puppy

Use all positive reinforcement—rewards—like your happy voice and occasional treats. Hint: Be ready to be outside EVERY time with your puppy! Your new puppy relies on you to provide this positive reinforcement. If you are in the house when your
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