Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Our country is in a trying time, fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are all in novel territory as schools, bars, restaurants, and many businesses have closed in Louisville, Prospect, Crestwood, Oldham County, and across the state of Kentucky. Here at Dogwood...

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The Importance of Physical Examinations

The Importance of Physical Examinations

Have you ever wondered why we place so much importance on wellness examinations for your pet? It’s okay to wonder! It may surprise you that veterinarians and the state require yearly examinations for pets before filling prescriptions or giving vaccines, but there is...

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Step by Step Description of a Dental Cleaning

Step by Step Description of a Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings for pets can be more extensive than cleanings on ourselves due to our inability to ask our pets to “say ah” and keep still! A pet must be under general anesthesia in order for us to fully evaluate their teeth and do a thorough and complete cleaning....

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Heartworm Disease

Heartworm Disease

Since we are currently doing a giveaway of an iRobot Roomba for clients who buy 12 months of Heartgard and 12 months of Nexgard, it seems like a great time to do a blog post on heartworm disease. Here at Dogwood Vet Clinic, we do our best to try and fully explain to...

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Avoid these Holiday Hazards for Your Pets

Avoid these Holiday Hazards for Your Pets

While the holiday season is an exciting time, it can be potentially hazardous to our pets. Below, we’re listing some common household holiday items that have the potential to harm your pets during this time of the year! Tinsel Although tinsel can be fun and flashy...

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The Feline Annual Exam

The Feline Annual Exam

A few months ago, we did a blog post on the canine annual exam. We’d love to now go through the components of the feline annual exam so you can better understand our recommendations and how to best keep your feline friends happy and healthy for as long as possible!...

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Veterinary Dentistry

Veterinary Dentistry

We are running a special on dentals this month at Dogwood Vet Clinic! We’d like to share some information with you about veterinary dentistry so you can understand why dental care for your pet is crucial to their health and wellbeing! The first step in evaluating your...

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The Canine Annual Exam

The Canine Annual Exam

The Canine Annual Exam One of the most difficult questions we are asked at Dogwood Vet Clinic is how much does an annual exam cost. That’s an easy answer, $39.50, but what you really want to know is how much does the total visit cost. The answer to that question is...

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Summer Heat, Humidity, and Our Pets

Summer Heat, Humidity, and Our Pets

Heat stroke is a condition where the body temperature is significantly higher (hyperthermia) than average body temperature. We all think of dogs and cats that are left in unattended vehicles, but this also occurs in numerous other conditions we should all be aware of....

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Tick Season is Upon Us

Tick Season is Upon Us

This year, the prevalence of ticks is expected to be much higher than in the past. Ticks carry numerous diseases that can have long lasting effects on people and their pets. The difficulty with our pets, due to their beautiful, often long, coats, is that ticks are...

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