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    Spotlight: Allergies in Cats

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    Allergy – General in Cats What are allergies and how do they affect cats? One of the most common conditions affecting cats is allergy. An allergy occurs when the cat’s immune system “overreacts” to foreign substances….

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    Spotlight: Obesity in Dogs

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    Obesity in Dogs In North America, obesity is the most common preventable disease in dogs. Approximately 25-30% of the general canine population is obese, with 40-45% of dogs aged 5-11 years old weighing in higher than normal…..

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    Balloon Valvuloplasty heart procedure featured on ABC News

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    (reprinted from ABC News website) November 20, 2013 (WPVI) – Bringing a new pet home is a wonderful moment for the entire family. But one New Jersey couple’s joy was quickly interrupted when they discovered their….

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    Hospice care at Saint Francis

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    Dr. Brad Bates now offers hospice care at Saint Francis through the Lap of Love network of veterinarians. Lap of Love’s philosophy centers around the human-animal bond and the need for that bond to be….

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    Bloat/Gastric Dilation and Volvulus in Dogs

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    What is GDV? Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) is a life threatening disorder most commonly seen in large, deep-chested dogs. In its early stage, the stomach fills with gas, causing a simple gastric dilatation or….

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    Article: Heat Stroke in Dogs

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    What is heat stroke? Heat stroke is a term commonly used for hyperthermia or elevated body temperature. Generally speaking, if a pet’s body temperature exceeds 103°F (39.4°C), it is considered abnormal or hyperthermic. Body temperatures above 106°F (41°F)….

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    Spotlight: Veterinary Rehabilitative Medicine

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    Veterinary Rehabilitation Medicine What is rehabilitation medicine? Rehabilitation therapy involves the use of specific non-invasive treatments (massage, exercise, light, heat, cold, electricity, ultrasound, laser, magnetic therapy, hydrotherapy, etc.) to rehabilitate injured patients. The goal of….

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    Spotlight Reptiles: Bearded Dragon nutrition

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    Bearded Dragons – Feeding There are eight species of Bearded Dragons but the most popular one is the Inland or Central Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps), from the arid to semi-arid southeastern parts of Australia, which….

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    American Animal Hospital Association CEO Recognizes Saint Francis

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    The American Animal Hospital Association accredits Saint Francis as a Referral practice, a designation achieved by fewer than 1% of hospitals in North America (Woolwich Township, NJ) – Saint Francis Veterinary Center of South Jersey has earned significant industry….