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How to Give an Injection to a Difficult Cat

When it comes to giving your diabetic cat an insulin injection, your veterinarian will give you detailed instructions to help you and your kitty feel comfortable with the process. And, if you need a refresher, there is no shortage of online instructions for insulin injection administration. But what happens if you get home and your […]

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Dog scratching. Could it be mange?

Does My Dog Have Mange?

If your dog is scratching and begins to lose hair, mange may not always immediately spring to mind as the cause. After all, when we hear the word “mange,” we may think of sick dogs that emerge from hoarding cases or puppy mills. Further, the term “mangy mutt” is usually used for neglected street dogs. […]

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Traveling With Your Dog Boating

In our continuing “Traveling With Your Dog…” series, we want to share some tips on boating safety. Temperatures are rising and ‘tis the season to be out on the water, whether that be on a kayak, canoe, or larger vessel. It can be a lot of fun to bring your dog along for the adventure, […]

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

Dogs’ ears can tell us a lot about how they are feeling. Ears that are perked up and forward can mean that the dog is alert and paying attention. Ears held back and flat against the head can indicate fear or aggression. Stinky ears? Now that’s telling us something totally different. We’ll offer some directions […]

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Dog and Cat Boarding at Northeast Animal Hospital

How to Find Dog and Cat Boarding for Your Next Trip

You’ve got the hotel booked, itinerary planned, and now all you need is a place for your pets to stay while you’re out of town. Figuring out dog and cat boarding—where they will stay and how much it will cost—can add a layer of stress on top of the guilt you already may be feeling […]

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Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth: How and Why?

At Northeast Animal Hospital, we put a lot of emphasis on dental health, and brushing your dog’s teeth at home plays a big part. For dogs, their mouth is like a hand, a way to pick up and explore things, and to play. It’s also a way to express their emotions and show their affection. […]

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Wellness Exams at Northeast Animal Hospital

Why Your Pet Needs a Routine Vet Check

It’s safe to say the vast majority of pet parents wouldn’t hesitate to bring their pet to the vet if they got sick, but many wonder why routine vet checks are necessary. Just what does a routine vet check up consist of and how often should a pet get a checkup? ON THIS PAGE: What […]

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Pet Health: How to Keep It!

Pets are an amazing addition to our lives, enriching us with love, companionship, and laughter. So it’s only natural that we want our pets to live the longest, happiest lives possible. Here are 10 ways to help maintain their pet health: ON THIS PAGE: Diet and Pet Health Physical (and Mental!) Exercise Regular Wellness Exams […]

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Why Vaccines are Important – Dog Edition

You bring your dog to the veterinarian’s office and learn which vaccines are due. After the doctor completes a thorough exam, gives your dog a quick jab or two, and makes sure all your questions are answered, you’re visit is finished and you’re on your way. But just what are all those abbreviations on your […]

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Walking Your Cat on a Leash–the Whys and Hows

  There’s no doubt that the majority of cats love watching the outside world through the windows of their homes. Some kitties are even free to come inside and out as they please. If you’re worried your cat may go outside and not come back, or if you just want the companionship of your feline […]

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