What is a Veterinary Resident?

Clients often ask us the question “What is a Veterinary Resident”? A veterinary resident is a licensed veterinarian. This means they have graduated from an accredited veterinary school, successfully passed state and national examinations, and have chosen to enter an optional training program following their veterinary education. Rest-assured that veterinary residents are qualified to treat your pet with knowledgeable and compassionate care. A veterinary residency is generally a three-year program designed to provide veterinarians…

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What Is Tear Staining in Dogs? How Do I Treat It?

Everything You Wanted to Know About Tear Stains in Dogs   Pet owners often seek advice on how to treat the messy, frustrating problem of tear staining in dogs. If you research online the phrase “tear staining”, you will find numerous different products, ideas, and suggestions that claim to fix or prevent the staining. The fact that there are so many products available means that there is not ONE magic treatment or approach that will…

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Tips to Help Avoid Spring Hazards and Manage Storm Anxiety

The changing seasons can bring new challenges for our pets. Help keep your pet happy and healthy this season with this advice from our Emergency Medicine team. Spring flowers can present danger to cats and dogs. While many flowers and plants can be dangerous to pets, lilies are especially toxic to cats. If ingested, every part of the lily flower and plant can cause serious health problems, and in some cases, can be fatal. Other…

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