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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….

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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….