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Dogs and cats have to pant to cool their body, which is not as efficient as sweating and places pets at a higher risk for heat stroke, particularly when external temperatures are not much cooler than your pet’s body temperature.

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Spring has sprung. The days are long, the grass is green, the flowers have bloomed, and for many of us, the sneezing has begun. You may be surprised to know that it’s not just humans that suffer from allergies but animals too. Yes, cats and dogs can also experience allergic reactions. \=-p0o9t

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A common reason pets visit the ER is difficulty breathing. This can be a symptom of several different diseases including brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS).

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Emergency treatment and first aid for pets should never be used as a substitute for veterinary care. However, it may save your pet's life before you can get your pet to a doctor. In support of Pet First Aid Awareness Month, here are our basic first aid recommendations.

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It’s National Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Month and a perfect time to talk about the rise of women in veterinary medicine and the steps it takes to become a veterinarian.

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Our beloved dogs and cats can be poisoned by a vast array of things around our homes—including human foods, plants, and many other items. Poisoning is life-threatening and requires immediate treatment. But the best approach is to prevent poisonings from occurring in the first place.

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Your pet loves you unconditionally, and now it’s time to return the favor by taking care of their heart! February is designated as American Heart Month. So, here at The COVE, we want to ensure that pet parents understand what a diagnosis of cardiac disease can mean for their pets.

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In honor of Pet Dental Health Month, here are some tips from our veterinary dentistry team led by Dr. Colleen Fox, about how to properly brush your dog’s and your cat’s teeth!

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An emergency room visit for your pet can be frightening, overwhelming, and of course unexpected. However, there are important steps you can take to help your dog or cat avoid the ER.

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Here, at The COVE, we encourage all of our pet families to focus on strengthening their bonds with their pets! Here are 12 ways to stimulate and engage with your dog or cat during this new year.

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