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How to Identify Pet Allergies

When your pet suffers from allergies, you may not identify the signs until the allergies have caused severe health problems. If you believe that allergies are causing problems with your dog or cat, then bring them to Normandale Veterinary Hospital.

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Pet Obesity: What Are the Health Risks?

Your dog's nutrition is vital for sustaining a healthy & happy life. Proper nutrition starts with a good diet, plenty of hydration, exercise, and a pet-friendly environment. If you overfeed your dog, give it the wrong type of food, and never take it out for exercise, it can accelerate poor health and a shorter lifespan.

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Six Signs Your Pet May Need a Trip to the Emergency Room

It can be difficult to know if your pet requires an emergency veterinary appointment. If your pet is showing signs of illness, however, we recommend that you bring it to Normandale Veterinary Hospital. We provide expert pet care that restores your pet back to normal health and gives it a full life. Schedule a screening today if you notice any of the following symptoms in your dog or cat.

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January is the Perfect time for Your Pet’s Annual Physical Examination

What’s the most important thing you can do for your pet in 2018? Bring them to Normandale Vet Hospital for an annual check-up. Even if your pet seems healthy, a Normandale veterinarian performing a physical exam will help us discover any potential illnesses or diseases early on. If we find any health conditions that could cause problems, we can discuss preventative measures you can take to help your pet or treatment options if needed. January is the perfect time for your pet’s annual physical examination. It’s a great way to start off the year.

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Maintaining Healthy Teeth for a Healthy Pet

When you think of your own dental care routine you probably would include brushing and flossing your teeth daily. Taking care of your pet's teeth is no different – but it’s doubtful you can even think of a time when you flossed your pet's teeth! In the wild, a wolf would get his teeth cleaned during a meal by chewing on dense bones. However domestic pets don't get the same cleaning from eating a bowl of kibble. Hence they need regular dental check ups to ensure their teeth stay healthy.

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Grooming: The Wellness Exam that Looks Great too

Keeping your pet up to date on vaccines and attending a yearly wellness exam are great ways to ensure yours is a healthy, happy companion. Though pet owners often overlook the importance and health benefits of a well-groomed pet. Not only does grooming offer health benefits, it can also be a great opportunity for increased socialization. Below, we examine just a few of the benefits to having a well groomed animal.

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Pet Oral Care Matters

Often when people think of caring for their pets, things like vaccines, heartworm medication, grooming, and exercise come to mind. However there is one key aspect of pet health that many pet owners overlook: pet oral care.

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Keep Your Pets Safe this Spring

Spring means more walks outdoors, fresh air, and happily worn out pets each evening.  With all the great things for pets in the spring, it is important to keep them safe from some of the hidden dangers that are unique to this time of year. 

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Top Benefits of Dog Dental Care

There is no question as to the amount of love you have for your dog. You feel happy when your dog is happy, and you feel sick when your dog is sick. Just like you see your doctor to assure your health and well-being, and take your family to a doctor as needed, your dog relies on her doctor to maintain an ongoing health schedule so she can continue to play with you, annoy you at times, or gracefully sleep by your side as you rest. Your dog’s doctor provides an extraordinary service with an assurance as to how everything is okay.

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Annual Check-Up and Physical

There is no question as to the amount of love you have for your dog. You feel happy when your dog is happy, and you feel sick when your dog is sick. Just like you see your doctor to assure your health and well-being, and take your family to a doctor as needed, your dog relies on her doctor to maintain an ongoing health schedule so she can continue to play with you, annoy you at times, or gracefully sleep by your side as you rest. Your dog’s doctor provides an extraordinary service with an assurance as to how everything is okay.

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