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3 Halloween Costume Hazards Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

3 Halloween Costume Hazards Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

3 Halloween Costume Hazards Every Pet Owner Needs to Know   We love seeing photos of everyone's pets dressed up for Halloween! You could say it is our favorite part of the holiday. While it may be all fun and games, it could pose a risk for your pet's health....

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Why is Wellness Care Important for My Pet?

Why is Wellness Care Important for My Pet?

Why is Wellness Care Important for My Pet?   Routine exams are so important for your pet's overall health. Regular wellness care ensures subtle disease does not go undetected and protects your pet from the many illnesses that can be easily prevented. In honor of...

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Alert: Veterinarian Staffing Situation

Alert: Veterinarian Staffing Situation

First and foremost, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our loyal clients for showing patience and kindness in what has proven to be a very difficult year. Part of our mission at Creston Veterinary Hospital (CVH) is to meet the needs of our community for...

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Is Your Dog in Pain?

Is Your Dog in Pain?

Is Your Dog in Pain?   We love our pets so much we would hate ever to see them in any pain. If we did notice they were feeling discomfort, we would do whatever it took to take that away. September is Animal Pain Awareness Month. Here are a few signs that might...

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Build a Pet First Aid Kit in 3 Steps

Build a Pet First Aid Kit in 3 Steps

As a pet owner, you have an extra responsibility to prep your pet for any disaster. A first aid kit that is fully stocked for your furry friend is an essential part of any emergency plan. Follow our three steps to assemble a first aid kit for your pet.   Step 1: Stock...

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What Are the Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets?

What Are the Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets?

Is your four-legged pal getting stuck behind furniture? Or, have they forgotten that nighttime is for sleeping, and not wandering and howling? These could be signs of cognitive dysfunction.   As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to...

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3 Camping Tips for You and Your Furry Friend

3 Camping Tips for You and Your Furry Friend

Do you enjoy camping? Your furry friend may also enjoy accompanying you for the outdoor adventure, too! Before you head out to explore the wilderness, here are three tips to ensure that your pet will be one happy camper!   #1: Practice sleeping with your pet in a...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

3 Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

As we enter the dog days of summer, pooches—and cats—are feeling the heat. Instead of sitting in front of the air-conditioning unit all summer long, try these three tricks to help your furry pal cope with the summer weather.      #1: Freeze treats for your pet...

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Summertime Grooming Dos and Don’ts

Summertime Grooming Dos and Don’ts

One vital part of pet ownership is grooming your furry pal! Not only does your pet look good after a grooming session, but it also keeps their skin and fur healthy. Warmer temperatures require different styling techniques to keep your furry friend’s coat looking its...

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