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Easter Pet Poisons

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners, Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS assistant director at Pet Poison Helpline. “All parts of the Easter lily plant are poisonous – the petals, the leaves, the stem and even the pollen. Cats that ingest as few as one or two leaves, or even a small amount of pollen while grooming their fur, can suffer severe kidney failure.” In most situations, symptoms of poisoning will develop
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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health, and dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year by your veterinarian to check for early signs of a problem and to keep your pet’s mouth healthy. What is veterinary dentistry, and who should perform it? Veterinary dentistry includes the cleaning, adjustment, filing, extraction, or repair of your pets’ teeth and all other aspects of oral health care. These procedures should be performed by a veterinarian or a board-certified veterinary dentist. Subject
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What Are the Benefits of Cat & Dog Grooming?

Many pet owners mistakenly believe that grooming is just a way to “clean up” their pets, but there’s so much more to this veterinary service. Professional cat and dog grooming provides the opportunity for our groomer to examine your pet in minute detail, screening for potential skin conditions, allergies, and even ear infections!  Of course, in the end, when they leave Bayshore Grooming, your pet looks, feels, and smells great! Identifying Problems Bianna, our professional groomer from Bayshore Grooming, works closely not only with her client owners, but also with our team of veterinarians.  If she suspects anything abnormal, she
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