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5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

For National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, our team is revealing the truth behind common myths about cancer in pets. Learn what really happens when a pet develops cancer and undergoes treatment as we debunk some pet cancer misconceptions.   Myth: Only older pets develop...

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Keep Your Pet Away from These Halloween Treats

Keep Your Pet Away from These Halloween Treats

Halloween can be a night filled with treats, but keeping your pet safe doesn’t have to be tricky. If you keep in mind that the candy bowl is solely for trick-or-treaters and not for your furry pal, you can both have a fun, safe October 31. When celebrating the...

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Training Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

Training Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

When heading out the door, do you picture a leisurely stroll with your pooch at your side? Or does your dog have other ideas, such as tugging you down the steps and hurtling across the street? If it’s a struggle to get your dog to walk calmly at your side, follow...

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Tips on Being a Responsible Dog Owner

Tips on Being a Responsible Dog Owner

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, so this is an excellent time to ensure you are keeping your dog happy and healthy. When you decided to become a dog owner, you committed to providing for them, including their dietary, medical, physical, and psychological...

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The Secret to Medicating Your Pet

The Secret to Medicating Your Pet

Medicating your pet can be difficult and often turn into a crazy wrestling match between you and your pet. Unfortunately, due to improper techniques, many pets have learned to panic or defend themselves at the sight of medication. Here are some tips to successfully...

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Helping Your Pet Transition with Back-to-School

Helping Your Pet Transition with Back-to-School

As summer winds down, back-to-school season is right around the corner! While you might be looking forward to a little more relaxation and quietness, your dog might not feel the same way. Summer is most likely your dog's favorite season, with long walks, family...

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Update: July 16, 2021 Creston Veterinary Hospital Covid - 19 Update With restrictions lifting and a brighter future before us, we move forward with positivity in our hearts as a clinic. We continue to encourage our clients to wear masks while in the clinic; however,...

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Keep Your Furry Friend Cool This Summer

Keep Your Furry Friend Cool This Summer

This summer you should enjoy the sunny season with your four-legged friend while protecting them from the hazards of heatstroke. Instead of placing your furry pal in your air-conditioned home for the summer, you should still go outside to exercise and play while...

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Missing Pet? Ways to Ensure a Happy Reunion

Missing Pet? Ways to Ensure a Happy Reunion

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month which brings awareness to all of the lost pets that go missing from homes. If your pet should get lost, here are the top three ways to help find them and ensure a joyous reunion between you and your furry friend.    #1:...

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Should You Foster A Pet?

Should You Foster A Pet?

You may be extra motivated to add a new furry friend to your household. But do you know if fostering a pet is right for your family? Ask yourself the following questions before applying to be a pet foster family. Q: Will my current pet accept a new pet? A: Although...

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