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Adopt A Senior Pet Month

On Thanksgiving we give thanks for many things – home, family (including the furry members), good health, and more. Wouldn’t it be great to add another “thank you” to that? November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and senior pets would give you many thanks if you let them join your family. They’ll thank you forever for it, too, not...

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Providing the Best Animal Oncology in New Orleans

When your pet is diagnosed with cancer, you will need to find a veterinarian who is knowledgeable in animal oncology in New Orleans. This professional can develop a solid plan of treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery.

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Keep The Canine Tooth Fairy Away with Better Oral Health for Dogs

Maintaining oral health for dogs is extremely important as a pet owner. As your puppy gets older, they may develop gum disease or lose teeth if their oral health is less than optimal. You can see if your dog’s teeth are in good shape by performing a sniff test. If their breath smells stronger than typical puppy breath, you might have a problem. Other than scheduling oral health checks with your veterinarian, you can use the following tips to make sure that your puppy’s teeth and gums are healthy for a lifetime.

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The Dangers of Forgetting Your Dog’s Heartworm Pills

Heartworms are parasites that are typically transported by mosquitoes and some types of flies. If an infected canine is not treated, the roundworms can cause filariasis and congestive heart failure. To prevent an infection, an owner should typically administer a dog’s heartworm pills once per month, and most of these medications contain ivermectin or selamectin.

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Looking for the Best New Orleans Exotic Pet Veterinarian?

Not every family wants the usual dog or cat for a pet. New Orleans is all about being unique, and here at Metairie Small Animal Hospital, we agree! There are so many nontraditional animals that need loving homes and great care. However, it can be difficult for these pet owners to find an exotic pet veterinarian in their area. Luckily New Orleans is home to one of the best veterinary clinics that is always open to helping exotic pets – our team!

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Bomb-Sniffing and Skydiving Dogs: Our Military Working Dogs

Sergeant Stubby. Chips. Lucca. Nemo. Lex. These names may not be familiar to most people, but on this Veterans Day, we want to stop and honor them. They’re just a few of the brave dogs that serve and have served as part of our military, as military working dogs, and they’re each responsible for saving hundreds of lives.

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