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Dog Preventative Care

Puppy Health Care

Puppy Health Care

We believe in a preventive medicine approach to health care. Many infectious diseases can be prevented by routine vaccinations. Easy to use, once a month treatments will prevent heartworms, intestinal parasites and fleas and ticks. The physical...
Senior Health Care: Dogs

Senior Health Care: Dogs

If you haven't already, soon you may begin to notice some tell tale signs that your pet is entering his senior years. Maybe your dog takes longer to fetch a favorite ball. Maybe your pet has stopped greeting you at the door . . . or it takes longer to...
Weight Loss Program for Dogs

Weight Loss Program for Dogs

Weight loss is tough for anyone—two- or four-legged. However, losing weight and getting in shape cannot only add years to your pet’s life, but they also make those extra years more enjoyable. Helping your cuddly canine shed a few pounds may be easier...
What We Recommend for Dogs

What We Recommend for Dogs

All Dogs Annual Physical Exam Diet: Feed a Premium or prescription diet appropriate for the age and health of our pet. Good nutrition prevents skin and coat disorders, obesity, and other physical problems. Vaccinations: A vaccination program based on...

Cat Preventative Care

Adult Cat Care

Adult Cat Care

Annual Health Care for Cats The Indian Head Animal Hospital is committed to promoting a preventive care program to our cats throughout their entire life. Please remember that our feline friends age 3 or 4 years for every one of ours. This would...
Kitten Health Care

Kitten Health Care

We believe in a preventive medicine approach to health care. Many infectious diseases can be prevented by routine vaccinations. Easy to use, once a month treatments will prevent heartworms, intestinal parasites and fleas and ticks. The physical...
Senior Health Care: Cats

Senior Health Care: Cats

If you haven't already, soon you may begin to notice some tell tale signs that your pet is entering his senior years. Maybe your cat takes longer to go down the stairs. Maybe your pet has stopped greeting you at the door . . . or it takes longer to...
Weight Loss Program for Cats

Weight Loss Program for Cats

Weight loss is tough for anyone – two- or four-legged! However, losing weight and getting in shape can not only add years to you or your pet’s life; it can also make those extra years more enjoyable. Shedding a few pounds off of your furry feline may...

Exotic Library

Chincilla Husbandry

Chincilla Husbandry

Credit: Scott J. Stahl, DVM, DABVP Housing Caging:Wire mesh cages may be used, but a solid floor must be provided to prevent foot pad injuries. Platforms should be provided to allow for exercise and arranged in a way as to prevent contamination of the...
Ferret Husbandry

Ferret Husbandry

Credit: Scott J. Stahl, DVM, DABVP HOUSING Minimum 2 x 4 ft. cage with several levels to allow for more surface area for the ferret to climb and play (www.martinscages.com). Sleeping areas should be provided. You can offer towels, old T-shirts or...
Gerbil Hamster Mouse Husbandry

Gerbil Hamster Mouse Husbandry

Credit: Scott J. Stahl, DVM, DABVP HOUSING Cage:Minimum of a 1x 3 foot enclosure with a secure top for each pet. Cage bottom should be solid - not screen mesh. Substrate:Bedding should consist of a paper pulp product (like Carefresh or Yesterdays News),...
Guinea Pig Husbandry

Guinea Pig Husbandry

Credit: Scott J. Stahl, DVM, DABVP HOUSING Minimum of 2x3.5 feet for each pig. Cage bottom should be solid Plexi-glass, hard plastic or stainless steel. Wire mesh bottoms should NEVER be used for a guinea pig because their feet could get caught and...
Rabbit Husbandry

Rabbit Husbandry

Credit: Scott J. Stahl, DVM, DABVP HOUSING Cage:Minimum of 2x3 feet for small breeds and 3x4 feet for large breeds. Cage bottom should be solid Plexi-glass, hard plastic or stainless steel. If the cage has a wire mesh bottom, cover half of it with...
Rat Husbandry

Rat Husbandry

Credit: Scott J. Stahl, DVM, DABVP HOUSING Cage:Minimum of a 1x 3 foot enclosure for each pet. Make sure that the top is secure. Cage bottom should be solid - not screen mesh. Substrate:Bedding should consist of a paper pulp product (like...

Library

Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis

What is Anaplasmosis? Canine Anaplasmosis is caused by one of two bacterial agents, Anaplasma phagocytophilum or Anaplasma platys. Infection with A. phagocytophilum, the species more commonly associated with Anaplasmosis, causes lameness and is...
Arthritis

Arthritis

Regrettably, your pet may not be able to tell you if he is in pain. Most pets don't complain or moan and groan about their achy joints. But, if your pet has a difficult time rising in the morning or after resting, if your pet is reluctant to...
Atlanto-Axial Instability

Atlanto-Axial Instability

 (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM) What is atlanto-axial instability? Atlanto-axial instability is a congenital condition caused by abnormal articulation between the first cervical (aka the atlas) and the second cervical (aka the axis) vertebrae. The...
Brain Tumors

Brain Tumors

 (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM) How common are brain tumors? Brain tumors occur relatively commonly in dogs and cats. The most common type of brain tumor is called a meningioma, which originates from the layer surrounding the brain called the...
Canine Cognitive Disorder

Canine Cognitive Disorder

Cognitive decline (aka dementia) is not considered a normal aging change, although its occurrence does increase with advanced age. Animals with decline in multiple cognitive aspects, in the absence of medical disease to explain this decline, are...
Canine Distemper

Canine Distemper

What is it? Is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus.   Who is susceptible to it? Dogs, ferrets, foxes, coyotes, wolves, jackals, raccoons.   How does it spread? The virus is shed via all body excretions, especially respiratory ones.    Time line from...
Canine Hepatitis

Canine Hepatitis

What is it? A disease of the liver and other body organs caused by canine adenovirus type 1 (CAV-1).   Who is susceptible to it? Unvaccinated dogs of all ages are at risk, however, the disease is most prevalent in patients less than one year of age.   How...
Canine Influenza

Canine Influenza

(Information taken from AVMA website) 8/2017 Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is a highly contagious viral infection affecting dogs. Influenza viruses are able to quickly change and give rise to new strains that can infect different species. At...
Canine Influenza H3N8

Canine Influenza H3N8

What is it? A contagious disease in dogs caused by a specific Influenza virus.  Unlike the human Influenza it is not seasonal and can cause disease all year round.   Pets suspected of having Canine influenza should not be allowed into the hospital’s waiting...
Cat Scratch Disease

Cat Scratch Disease

What is it? Is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Bartonella henselae.   Who is susceptible to it? Cats, dogs and humans.   How does it spread? Spread by fleas!  When cats have fleas and scratch themselves, they get infected flea dirt on...
Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina Syndrome

(Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM) What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) is caused by compression of the nerve roots passing from the lower back toward the tail at the level of the lumbosacral junction. The most common cause of...
Chlamydia

Chlamydia

  What is it? Is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydia psittaci.   Who is susceptible to it? Cats (young are more susceptible) and humans.   How does it spread? Spread between cats by direct contact or by short distance...
Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis

What is it? Is a disease caused by a protozoan (single celled organism) parasite that lives in the intestinal tract.   Who is susceptible to it? Mostly puppies and kittens, although debilitated adults can also be infected..   How does it spread? Transmission...
Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Contrary to popular belief, the signs of old age aren't always the signs of old age. They could be the signs of a medical condition known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS). Researchers believe that CDS is caused by physical and...
Coronavirus

Coronavirus

What is it? Is a contagious disease in dogs caused by a virus.    Who is susceptible to it? Canine Coronavirus affects neonates, puppies and less severely adult dogs.   How does it spread? The most common route of infection is contact with fecal...
Degenerative Myelopathy

Degenerative Myelopathy

 (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM) What is Degenerative myelopathy (DM)? DM is a chronic spinal cord condition characterized by progressive deterioration of the spinal cord. DM occurs most commonly in German Shepherds, Pembroke Welsh Corgis,...
Dentals

Dentals

  Our pets are living longer now than in the past.  In addition, we have better preventive medicine and better ways to diagnose and treat many diseases.   Dental Health Care is extremely important. Dental disease is the number one cause of heart disease...
Deworm

Deworm

The growing popularity of dogs and cats in the United States, together with high rates of round and hookworm infections, has resulted in widespread contamination of the soil with infective eggs. Studies have implicated the presence of dogs, and...
Diabetes - Cats

Diabetes - Cats

(based on lecture notes from Deborah Greco DVM PhD ACVIM) Regrettably, we have an epidemic of obesity and diabetes in cats and it appears that the cause of these problems is dry cat food. Cats are carnivores…they are meat eaters and over 90 percent...
Discospondylitis

Discospondylitis

(Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM) What is discospondylitis? Discospondylitis is infection of the intervertebral disc space. It can occur as a result of spread of infection from elsewhere in the body (i.e. urinary tract, blood stream, prostate) or...
Dog Bites

Dog Bites

(author unknown) Regrettably, animal bites occur all too frequently. There are more than 4 million reported animal bites per year. Approximately 1,000,000 animal bites require medical attention and the vast majority of these are children. Children under...
Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis

  What is it? Infectious disease caused by four different bacteria; Ehrlichia canis, E. chaffeensis, E. ewingii, and  E. ruminantium.   Who is susceptible to it? Ehrlichiosis can affect dogs, cats, horses, cattle, birds, wild animals and people.   How does it...
Epilepsy

Epilepsy

(Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is defined as recurrent seizure activity. Seizures are caused by abnormal electrical firing in the brain.   In some cases, the seizures are caused by an identifiable problem inside the...
Feline Aids FIV

Feline Aids FIV

What is it? Also called FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus) is a contagious disease caused by a virus.    Who is susceptible to it? Cats, most common in male free-roaming cats that fight.   How does it spread? The primary mode of transmission is via a...
Feline Calicivirus

Feline Calicivirus

What is it? Is an infectious disease caused by a virus.   Who is susceptible to it? Domestic and exotic cats.   How does it spread? Spread between cats by direct contact or by short distance aerosolization (sneezing) of the bacteria.  Transmission through...
Feline Infectious Peritonitis FIP

Feline Infectious Peritonitis FIP

  What is it? FIP is caused by a highly fatal and contagious Coronavirus that causes damage to the chest or the abdomen.  There are many types of Coronaviruses and not all of them cause FIP; some Coronaviruses simply cause a mild diarrhea.   Who is...
Feline Leukemia

Feline Leukemia

  What is it? Feline Leukemia is caused by a highly contagious virus.    Who is susceptible to it? Cats of all ages, sex and breeds.   How does it spread? It is spread primarily by saliva during catfights and mating. It can also spread by contact with...
Feline Parvovirus

Feline Parvovirus

What is it? Also known as Feline Panleukopenia, is a highly contagious disease of young cats caused by a virus.   Who is susceptible to it? Cats in general but young cats seem to be more prone.   How does it spread? The virus is shed in all body...
Feline Rhinotracheitis

Feline Rhinotracheitis

What is it? Is an infectious disease caused by a virus.   Who is susceptible to it? Domestic and exotic cats.   How does it spread? Spread between cats by direct contact or by short distance aerosolization (sneezing) of the bacteria.  Transmission through...
Fibrocartilaginous Embolization

Fibrocartilaginous Embolization

(Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is Fibrocartilaginous Embolization (FCE)? An FCE is caused by a small piece of cartilage that enters the spinal cord’s vascular system and blocks blood flow to the spinal cord (also called spinal cord...
Giardia

Giardia

Also known as Montezuma’s Revenge   What is it? Caused by a very small single-cell organism that lives in the intestines.   Who is susceptible to it? Dogs, cats, humans, and wild animals.   How does it spread? Giardia is contracted byswallowing the eggs found in...
Heart Disease

Heart Disease

Heart disease includes all disorders that impair the structure and function of the heart.  Heart disease is not curable, but it is treatable.   How does this disease occur? A number of things can contribute to heart disease including breed, gender,...
Heartworm Disease - Feline

Heartworm Disease - Feline

What is it? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms living in the arteries of the lungs and occasionally in the right side of the heart   Who is susceptible to it? Cats, dogs and other species of...
Heartworm Disease – Canine

Heartworm Disease – Canine

What is it? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal parasitic disease spread by mosquitoes.  It has an incubation period of 6 to 9 months. It is epidemic in our area.  The adult heartworm looks like spaghetti and lives in the right...
Heartworm Treatment

Heartworm Treatment

Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DABVP American Heartworm Society There are several strategies that can be used depending on the dog's medical condition, including the option of not treating at all. The important concept to realize is that very harsh arsenic...
Hookworms

Hookworms

What is it? These are intestinal worms of dogs and cats.  They are very thin, almost transparent, and ¼ to ½ inch long. The worms are normally not visible to the naked eye.   Who is susceptible to it? Dogs, cats, humans, and wild animals.   How does it...
Housebreaking

Housebreaking

The old method of house breaking consisted of scolding your pet when he had an accident, rubbing his nose in it and forcibly taking him outside. Regrettably, the new puppy learned that it is not OK to potty over there, or I better not potty on the...
Hyperthyroidism - Feline

Hyperthyroidism - Feline

Hyperthyroidism is a disease of older cats, caused by excessive production of thyroid hormones. The usual cause for increased hormone production is a tumor of the thyroid gland. These tumors may be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous)....
Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)

Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)

Anemia- is a deficiency of red blood cells, and may result from many causes including bleeding, failure to produce enough new red blood cells, or destruction of existing red blood cells. Hemolysis-  refers to the lysis, or destruction, of the red...
Inflammatory Brain Disease

Inflammatory Brain Disease

  (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is inflammatory brain disease? Inflammatory brain disease, also known as meningoencephalitis of unknown etiology, or “meningitis” is an autoimmune disease. Immune attack on the brain tissue (aka...
International Traveling With Pets

International Traveling With Pets

(Original source unknown) It is usually safer and less traumatic for pets to accompany their owners during international travel to ensure the least amount of time in transit. This handout offers some suggestions for shipping animals humanely. Pets...
Intervertebral Disc Disease

Intervertebral Disc Disease

  (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is an Intervertebral Disc? The intervertebral disc is made of cartilage surrounded by a ring of fibrous tissue that acts as a cushion between the individual vertebrae that surround the spinal cord. There are...
Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough

  What is it? A contagious respiratory disease caused by many different organisms (Canine adenovirus –2, parainfluenza virus, Canine adenovirus –1, Canine herpesvirus, Bordatella bronchiseptica bacteria, Pseudomonas bacteria, Klebsiela bacteria,...
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca-KCS

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca-KCS

KCS or Dry Eye In healthy dogs and cats, the cornea (clear coating of the eye) and conjunctiva (pink part of the eye), are constantly bathed in tear film and kept moistened.  This moisture is due to the water component of tear film.  Dry eye, or...
Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis

  Why vaccinate now? Canine Leptospirosis appears to have become endemic in Southern Maryland.  Rodents, raccoons, cattle, buffalo, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, and dogs are common reservoirs of Leptospirosis.  The incidence of Leptospirosis has...
Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

What is it? Infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi..   Who is susceptible to it? Lyme disease can affect dogs, cats, horses, cattle, birds, wild animals and people.   How does it spread? Deer ticks transmit the organism.  ...
Microchip Identification System

Microchip Identification System

Lifelong pet identification that's safe and easy as a vaccination  and small as a grain of rice   Enduring the disappearance of your dog or cat is one of life's painful mysteries. Wouldn't it be reassuring if your pet could be permanently identified...
Myasthenia Gravis MG

Myasthenia Gravis MG

   (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is myasthenia gravis (MG)? Myasthenia gravis is a disease caused by an abnormality in the Acetylcholine receptor (AChR), which receives messages from the nerve and signals the muscle to contract. There are...
Nail Care - Cat Laser Declawing

Nail Care - Cat Laser Declawing

We are pleased to offer laser surgery as an exciting new option for declawing your cat. This state-of-the-art surgery eliminates bleeding and swelling and most of the pain associated with declawing. Cats do not require stitches or tight bandaging...
Neuter

Neuter

  Neuter is the common term for the surgical sterilization of male animals.  Castration is the medical term for this procedure.  In dogs, both testicles are removed through an incision near the scrotum.  In cats, both testicles are removed through two...
Parvovirus

Parvovirus

  What is it? Parvovirus is a highly contagious is a viral disease of dogs.   Who is susceptible to it? Dogs of any age, sex and breed.  The disease is usually more severe in young dogs (less than 6 months).   How does it spread? Direct transmission...
Pet Food Evaluation - Which one is best?

Pet Food Evaluation - Which one is best?

Questions to ask about your pet's diet: Who formulates the diets? Is there an address and 800 number for the manufacturer on the bag? Does the company have a board certified veterinary nutritionist on staff? What specific quality control measures...
Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance

Costs associated with your pet's health can quickly spiral into thousands of dollars - are you financially prepared for your pet's future healthcare costs? With pet health insurance, you'll be able to provide your pet the best medical care...
Pick The Right Puppy

Pick The Right Puppy

If you need advice in selecting a puppy, we invite you to call us. We are happy to discuss breeds, temperament, personality, and care of your prospective pet. Additionally, there are a few traits to look for in a puppy and a few traits you should...
Quotations About Dogs

Quotations About Dogs

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.-Anonymous I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world. -- Dr. Johnson There are three...
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever RMSF

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever RMSF

  What is it? Infectious disease cause by a bacterium called Rickettsia rickettsii.   Who is susceptible to it? RMSF can affect dogs and humans.   How does it spread? Ticks transmit the organism.   However, the bacteria are not injected into the host...
Roundworms

Roundworms

  What is it? Also known as Ascarid worms.  These are intestinal worms of dogs and cats.  They are round, white, 2 to 4 inches long and resemble spaghetti.   Who is susceptible to it? Dogs, cats, humans, and wild animals.   How does it spread? Roundworms can be...
Spay

Spay

  Spay is the common term for surgical sterilization of female animals.  The medical term for this procedure is a complete ovariohysterectomy.  The entire female reproductive system (ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus) is removed through an in...
Steroid Responsive Meningitis Arteritis

Steroid Responsive Meningitis Arteritis

 (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is SRMA? SRMA is an auto-immune disease that causes inflammation in the layers around the spinal cord called the meninges (meningitis) and small blood vessels (arteritis). It is most common in young large...
Stress and Anxiety (Canine)

Stress and Anxiety (Canine)

What kind of things can cause stress in a dog and why? We began to welcome dogs into our lives and homes because it wan mutually beneficial to both of us.  Like us, wild dogs (likely wolves) live in family social groups and were adept at group and...
Stress and Anxiety (Feline)

Stress and Anxiety (Feline)

What kind of things can cause stress in a cat and why? Before we graciously took cats into our homes, they lived very different lives.  They roamed free and had lots of space available to them.  They controlled their resources; where they went to...
Tail Docking - Removing Dewclaws

Tail Docking - Removing Dewclaws

  Tail Docking There are many reasons for performing this procedure from the need to protect certain breeds from tail damage, for hygiene reasons, to protect breed standards and to ensure puppies can be sold. Tails are normally docked at 2 to 4 days of...
Tapeworms

Tapeworms

What is it? These are intestinal worms of dogs and cats.  They are short ¼ to ½ inch, flat segments (look like “rice”).    Who is susceptible to it? Dogs and cats.    How does it spread? Transmission occurs when the pet bites and eats a flea or a small...
Thunder Phobia - Dogs

Thunder Phobia - Dogs

Thunder phobia, the fear of thunder, is quite common and it affects dogs of all ages, all breeds and both sexes. Some dogs with thunder phobia are frightened of all loud sounds while most are frightened of thunderstorms. It is speculated that these dogs...
Toxoplasma

Toxoplasma

What is it? An infection caused by a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii.   Who is susceptible to it? Can infect almost any warm-blooded animal or bird, and humans.   How does it spread? Cats only pass the eggs in their feces for a few...
Toy Breed Hypoglycemia

Toy Breed Hypoglycemia

Consider that if these dogs are so tiny as adults how tiny they must be as newborn puppies. These itty bitty babies tend to get their baby teeth in late and thus have trouble chewing kibbled foods. They also have difficulty maintaining body...
Vaccinations - Feline

Vaccinations - Feline

Over the last 10 years there have been many changes to the recommendations for vaccinating cats. Currently vaccines are FDA approved for yearly use and we know that yearly vaccinations are safe and very effective. Additionally, all cats have...
Vestibular Disease

Vestibular Disease

(Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is vestibular disease? Vestibular disease is caused by a problem with the system of balance (the vestibular system). There is a part of the vestibular system that resides outside of the brain in the inner...
Whipworms

Whipworms

What is it? These are intestinal worms of dogs and cats.  The front portion of the worm is very thin (the whip) and the posteriorend is thick (whip handle).  These worms are usually not seen by the naked eye.   Who is susceptible to it? Dogs, very...
Wobbler’s Syndrome

Wobbler’s Syndrome

 (Author Rebecca Windsor DVM, ACVIM)   What is Wobbler’s? “Wobbler’s” syndrome is the common term to describe a gait seen in dogs with spinal cord compression in the neck, where they often take short or “floating” steps with the front limbs and have a...

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    Grain Free Diet Update 2018

    What is the latest information about myocardial failure and grain-free diets? As of July 2018, several cardiologists have examined this issue and have not come to a single conclusion — some have implicated diets and taurine deficiency in specific breeds (e.g. Golden Retrievers) (Olsen 2018) (Morris Animal Foundation 2017), while others have shown a relationship between the implicated diets and…
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    (While supplies last) Receive a $50 Rebate When you buy 12 Doses of Heartgard and 12 doses of Nexgard or Frontline Gold. Cannot combine this rebate with any other offers. We will submit all the paperwork for you! Nexgard Buy 6 - Get 1 When you buy 6 Doses of Nexgard you get 1 dose for free* *Of the same product in the same size at one timeCannot combine with any other offers. We will submit all…
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    August 27, 2017 News

    Canine Influenza Update

    As far as we know there have been NO OUTBREAKS in the state of MD as of now, and no reason to panic. However, some kennel facilities in our area are requiring that dogs be vaccinated for both strains of Canine Influenza (H3N8 and H3N2). We simply want to let you know we have the vaccines available for both H3N8 and H3N2 canine influenza at Indian Head Animal Hospital. Although vaccination can…
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    We have been named by the Washingtonian Magazine as one of "Trusted - Veterinarians & Animal Hospitals" for 2013 & 2015. Thank you for your confidence in us!
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    September 24, 2012 News

    New Client Referral Rewards Program

    TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ABOUT US AND CLAIM YOUR REWARD! The greatest compliment our clients give us is telling their friends about us! We appreciate the confidence our clients show by referring their family, friends, and neighbors to our practice. As a token of our appreciation with this new program you can refer a new client to us and receive a credit for $25 off YOUR next visit! Includes…
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    September 24, 2012 News

    Free Puppy bath/groom

    Ask for program card on your puppy's first visit. Get a stamp after each of your puppy's exam. After the third puppy exam present the program card to claim your free bath/groom. Pet must be under 6 months of age at time of bath/groom.
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    *Receive 65% discount on your kittens Feline Leukemia and Aids test with a New Kitten exam. Pet must be under 4 months of age.

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