Is my pet in pain?

By September 26, 2015 · · · · 0 Comments

I recently saw a case of a 9 year old mixed breed dog “Radar”, who was brought in to me for “just a check up” and to update the vaccinations. A foul odor emanated from the dog and it didn’t take long to locate the source. The teeth of this poor creature were in terrible…

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Why have the vet clean the teeth

If you have ever wondered as to what happens if teeth go for years without brushing (or you want to show your children what will become of their teeth if they fail to brush regularly), lift up your pet’s lips and have a look at the teeth and smell your pet’s breath. The leading signs…

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Vaccination Guidelines

Protect Your Pet from Preventable Disease At Sardis Animal Hospital, we understand that vaccines protect most pets from serious diseases. However, we don’t believe in giving pets vaccines they don’t need. Our vaccine protocols are based on the recommendations published by the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Canadian Veterinary Medical…

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5 Free Puppy Wallpapers

It’s time for our third curation of free wallpapers.  This week: puppy edition.  Enjoy.  :)  

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5 Free Dog Wallpapers

Brighten up your desk with these five free dog wallpapers.  Just click on an image to enlarge it, right click, and select Set As Desktop Background.

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Corgi puppy survives swallowed rocks

By November 6, 2003 · · 0 Comments

Puppies are notorious for getting into things.  As they explore their world they will commonly place things in their mouths and sometimes swallow objects that should not be swallowed.

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Transfusion from Lady Powell saves Molly Kirkby

On Monday, May 12, Molly, a pregnant, four year old Maltipoo belonging to Diane and Tom Kirkby of Sardis came to the animal hospital with a complaint of hemorrhage from the reproductive tract.  Molly had been bred recently and was thought to be expecting puppies.  She was feeling reasonably well and a blood count reveleaed…

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Crate Training Your Dog

By March 20, 2003 · 0 Comments

We all need a special place to call our own – a sanctuary of sorts.  Your dog is no different.  Part of raising a healthy dog is providing it with its own sanctuary or “den”, and crates are a perfect solution.  Most dogs can be trained to enjoy the retreat of their crate. Crate training…

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