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Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm prevention for pets is a paramount concern for many pet owners. It is important to use heartworm disease prevention before it strikes your pet. Heartworm disease is a severe Read More

My friend says her neighbor, who is a dental hygienist, cleans dogs’ teeth without using anesthesia. Isn’t this a safer way for my dog to have his teeth cleaned?

The American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) is an organization of board certified veterinary dentists.  They are the preeminent experts in the field of veterinary dentistry.  They have adopted a thorough Read More

With the recent weather change we seem to have cats that are sneezing. Is this just a cold and if so, how do I home treat?

There are a number of potential complicating factors in the situation you describe. A run of the mill virus, or "cold," is a possibility. It this is the case you Read More

The Importance of Routine Pet Wellness Exams

You know how important check-ups are for your human children. Wellness exams are equally important for your furry friends as well, especially since they cannot tell you when something is Read More

What is Soft Tissue Repair?

Dogs and cats can suffer from injuries to their muscles, tendons, or ligaments. Soft tissues are basically anything other than bone. When pets suffer an injury to their soft tissues, Read More

Pet Vaccinations FAQs

Pet vaccinations are an easy way to make sure your pet is protected from common contagious diseases, like distemper. Rabies vaccines are required by law for all dogs and cats Read More

When Toxins are not the Problem

When Toxins are not the Problem Welcome to the fall!  Leaves are changing, temps are dropping, and we are all slowly making  plans for the holidays.  This time of year, I am Read More

Q: What is Leptospirosis? Can I catch it from my pet? Is it preventable?

A: Leptospirosis is a species of bacteria that is passed in the urine of infected animals and can live in natural water sources, especially in warmer weather. Infection can cause Read More

Are cicadas harmful to my pet?

Crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside, these critters are considered exotic delicacies by our pets.  But are they harmful?   The “official doctor answer” is that the rough exoskeleton of Read More

How Often Should Your Pet Have its Teeth Cleaned?

Periodontal disease does not just cause pain and tooth loss, but it can also hurt a pet’s heart, liver, and kidneys. Clevengers Corner Veterinary Care in Warrenton and Amissville, VA Read More

I'm seeing tear stains on her fur!

Q:  My dog seems to have a runny eye.  It is making tear stains in his fur.  What should I do?  A:  Any problem with the eyes should be evaluated by Read More

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

February is National Pet Dental Health Month.  For three decades, veterinarians around the country have been using this month as an extra opportunity to educate pet owners about the importance Read More

Is anesthesia needed for my pet's dental cleaning?

Q:  My friend says her neighbor, who is a dental hygienist, cleans dogs’ teeth without using anesthesia.  Isn’t this a safer way for my dog to have his teeth cleaned? A: Read More

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