The Human-Animal Bond

The Human-Animal Bond

Your bond with your pets is what drives us here at Dogwood Veterinary Clinic. It is not only our job to make sure your pet is happy, comfortable, and healthy, but to protect, encourage, prolong, and strengthen your bond with your pet by promoting their health and...

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Easter Hazards to our Pets

Easter Hazards to our Pets

Many of us here in Louisville, Kentucky will be celebrating the Easter holiday this coming weekend.  Here at Dogwood Veterinary Clinic, we want to keep this time as safe as possible for your pets so we can all enjoy the holiday! Below, we’re listing some popular...

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus

***Updated 4/30/2020*** 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....

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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 well-being! The first step in evaluating...

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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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