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4 Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy For Christmas

4 Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy For Christmas

Adding a new puppy to the family around the holidays can be fun and exciting, but a lot of families may not realize the level of commitment a new pet requires! Below, we’ve listed things to consider if you’re thinking about adding a new furry friend to your family...

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4 Safe Dog Toys and 4 to Avoid!

4 Safe Dog Toys and 4 to Avoid!

By Heather Blakeman, CPDT-KA Whether they are an adult or a puppy, all dogs need toys to play with. They can enrich training and ease boredom. There are a lot of dog toys and chews on the market, but not all of them are safe for your pet. Below, we’re listing a few of...

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40 Common Household Pet Toxins

40 Common Household Pet Toxins

If you have pets in your home, it is important to know which common household products are toxic. By understanding which household items and foods pose a threat to your pet, you can help decrease the risk for toxicant exposure and keep them safe and healthy! Food...

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Feline Inappropriate Elimination

Feline Inappropriate Elimination

Feline inappropriate elimination is one of the most common issues that cat owners face and it can also be one of the most frustrating. Oftentimes, cat owners believe inappropriate elimination is done out of anger or spite, but this is not the case! Cats will try to...

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Separation Anxiety and COVID-19

Separation Anxiety and COVID-19

By Heather Blakeman, CPDT-KA Prepare your pet to cope with your return to work and life outside of “Stay-At-Home” orders with these tips. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many changes in day-to-day life for both humans and animals here in Louisville and...

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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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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

Dogwood Veterinary Clinic is here to care for the oral health of pets in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding cities. 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...

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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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