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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….

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    BIG NEWS! Saint Francis earns recognition from US Senator

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    Saint Francis Veterinary Center earns Certificate of Special Senate Recognition Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey recognizes Saint Francis Veterinary Center of South Jersey (Woolwich Township, NJ) – Saint Francis Veterinary Center of South Jersey,….