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Archive for August, 2016

Tell the Truth

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Clients don’t mind telling us when the dog maybe ate a rock, but it’s the more awkward things that take some time to figure out. Underpants, feminine hygiene products, and drugs are common ingestions that can be dangerous and embarrassing to admit. Dogs are most commonly the culprit, but occasionally cats can be as well. I can’t even begin to count how many foreign bodies including coins, golf balls, rocks, under garments, kid’s toys, etc. we have had to surgically remove from the gastrointestinal tract. (more…)

Pet Insurance

Friday, August 12th, 2016

August is National Pet Health Insurance Month. Pet Insurance is one of the fastest growing insurance products in the United States. It is more widely used in Europe with over a quarter of cats and dogs covered. The US is starting to catch on more, but only has approximately 1% of pets insured.  (more…)