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VIDEO: What causes dog ear infections

By VanEastVet, on Friday, October 5th, 2018

One of the most common and most misunderstood problems vets see.  Dog ear infections are always secondary to something else, and yet how many dog owners are educated about this by their veterinarian?  Not enough based on what we are seeing.  

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VIDEO: How to tell if your dog has arthritis

By VanEastVet, on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Arthritis is one of the most common health conditions that all of us develop as we age.  Our companion animals can’t complain to us about their aches and pains, so how do we identify osteoarthritis related discomfort in our dog friends so that we can help them?  Here you go:  

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VIDEO: How to measure blood glucose in a cat – Diabetic cat

By VanEastVet, on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Testing your diabetic cat’s blood glucose is more accurate and cheaper than doing it at a veterinary hospital, and it does not have to be difficult!   Here’s a quick guide to easy at-home blood glucose checks for your diabetic cat. Please remember, practice makes perfect, and love your felines!

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VIDEO: How-to approach a dog for the first time

By VanEastVet, on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

This week’s video is How-to approach a dog you do not know.  It is loosely based on the guidelines put out by the American veterinary medicine association (AVMA).  A particularly useful guide if you have kids who like animals.  Its important to pet as many dogs as you can, but please do so safely!

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Tame that mane! Doctor’s orders.

By VanEastVet, on Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Although the idea of a day at the spa for your pet may sound a little indulgent to some, the importance of good grooming cannot be underestimated! Maintaining good grooming habits for your pets can have long-reaching benefits for their happiness and health, and who doesn’t want to have the cutest pet at the park? […]

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