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    Frostbite in Dogs

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    What is frostbite? Frostbite or congelatio in medical terminology is the damage that is caused to skin and other tissues due to extreme cold. When the environmental temperature drops below 32°F (0°C), blood vessels close to the skin….

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    Spotlight Cats: Healthy Skin & Coat

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    Coat and Skin Appearance in the Healthy Cat The general condition of your cat’s skin and coat are good indicators of its health. A healthy coat should be shiny and smooth, not coarse or brittle,….

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    Degenerative Disc Disease in Dogs

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    Degenerative Disc Disease in Dogs What is a disc, and what is its purpose? The spinal cord is one of the most important and sensitive organ systems in the body. If it is damaged, the….

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    Spotlight Reptiles: Proper Lighting

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    Reptiles – Proper Lighting Why do reptiles need UV light? A wild reptile may spend many hours a day basking in the sun, absorbing ultraviolet (UV) light; these wavelengths of light are necessary for the….

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    ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory

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    For Immediate Release Saint Francis Veterinary Center Issues Winter Pet Care Tips to Ensure Health and Safety  Woolwich Township, NJ (December 20, 2013) – Saint Francis Veterinary Center has issued a winter health alert for….

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    Spotlight birds: Crop Infections

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    Crop Infections in Birds General Information Crop infections are common in pet birds, especially baby birds that are being hand fed. While not usually fatal if treated early, crop infections can be serious and result….

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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….