Blaine Area Pet Hospital Blog

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    Canine Influenza Information

    Apr 15 2015

    ABOUT K9 FLU: This is a rare disease with sporadic outbreaks There are currently only 34 confirmed cases in Chicago out of over 1000 dogs coughing; many coughing dogs have…

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    Springtime “Flower” Pet Saftey Tips

    Apr 14 2015

    Springtime is here! Blaine Area Pet Hospital would like to remind pet owners that a host of risks present themselves to dogs, cats and other companion animals. As pet owners…

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    Valentine’s Day: safe and happy for pets as well as humans

    Feb 12 2015

    Blaine Area Pet Hospital would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Valentine’s Day.  Valentine’s Day can be as much fun for pets as it is for humans if dangerous…

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    Pet Dental Care: To Brush Or Not To Brush

    Feb 10 2015

    The combination of sharp teeth, powerful jaws, and an unwilling participant creates a challenging situation for many pet owners attempting dental care at home. True, it can be daunting to…

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    Dogs in chairs

    Dec 27 2014

    A cute dog video that has gone viral on social media shows a dog named Bella climbing into a dog sized “highchair” to eat her dinner. People often share it…

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    Back to School

    Sep 10 2014

    It’s that time of year again – lunches to make, buses to catch, homework to do – the general pace of life approaches frantic, at least until you’re settled into…

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    Blue green algae

    Jul 17 2014

    Blue green algae                                                       …

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    NexGard Flea and Tick chewable

    Jun 19 2014

    Merial, the makers of Frontline and Heartgard now bring us the newest form of flea and tick prevention, “NexGard”. NexGard is a vegetable-based, meatless (beef-flavored) chew that may be a suitable…

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    Cat Fancy Magazine

    Jun 17 2014

    Do you know what your cat’s petting preferences are? Susan Soennichsen and Arnold S. Chamove of the Psychology Department at Massey University in New Zealand decided to find out where…

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    Safe Pet Tips for Summer

    Jun 12 2014

    KEEP YOUR PET SAFE THIS SUMMER Summer is here. Now is the time to brush up on warm weather safety tips so you and your pet can both beat the…