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5 Reasons Why Testing is Important for Pet Wellness

This scenario may sound familiar: You receive your pet’s reminder card, and see a slew of letters and numbers that don’t seem to form any legible words. You aren’t sure what your pet needs, but you figure it must be important, so you schedule an appointment. You arrive at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital, check in, [...]

By |2020-08-09T19:41:05+00:00August 9th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Leptospirosis: Hiking with a Plan

Every weekend across this country, thousands of dogs are loaded into the family car to go hiking with their family. Have you ever sensed that your dog enjoys being at your side during these outings? They run, they smell, they greet passers-by, and best of all, they stop every once and a while and look [...]

By |2020-05-20T19:00:24+00:00May 20th, 2020|Illness and disease|0 Comments

10 Ways for Pet Owners to Cope with the New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Threats of a pandemic are terrifying, especially when so much misinformation is swirling around. To help separate the fiction from the truth, and to better prepare you for caring for yourself and your pet during the COVID-19 threat, read the following tips.  #1: Focus on reputable sources for information While we enjoy a funny meme [...]

By |2020-03-25T02:58:09+00:00March 25th, 2020|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Common Knee Injuries in Dogs and What You Need to Know

Orthopedic issues occur frequently in dogs, especially ones affecting the knee. All too often, a pet owner sees their dog coming in from the backyard, limping on a hind leg. Fortunately, the dedicated team at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital offers the most advanced surgical procedures to repair these knee injuries. If your pooch is suffering [...]

By |2020-02-06T23:05:33+00:00February 4th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Dealing With Fear, Anxiety, and Stress in Pets

Fear, anxiety, and stress are uncomfortable emotions that all pets experience to varying degrees at some point. Typically, these emotions are normal, temporary responses to a perceived threat or circumstance. However, when these responses persist or return, they can negatively impact day-to-day life, and intervention may be required for severely distressed pets. Read on for [...]

By |2019-12-22T20:42:22+00:00December 22nd, 2019|General Health|0 Comments

4 Skin Cancers of Dogs and Cats

Cancer is defined as a “growth or tumor resulting from the division of abnormal cells.” Cancers can arise from virtually any body tissue, and the skin is no exception. While as many as 80 percent of skin tumors in dogs are benign, any abnormal growth should be evaluated by our veterinary team. Read on for [...]

By |2019-12-05T21:12:49+00:00December 5th, 2019|Illness and disease|0 Comments