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Skin Problems That May Be Bothering Your Dog

There are currently over 160 known skin diseases for dogs. While some of these diseases can be easily treated, others are severe and require special medication or even medical procedures to heal. Normandale Vet Hospital specializes in treating all types of skin diseases for your canine. We take special care with your pet and work hard to find a cure no matter what type of disease your pet has.

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Getting Rid of Mange - Your Cooperation is Needed

For pet owners, there is a dreaded word and that is mange!

 

Mange is an inclusive term to describe the infestation of very tiny insects that in humans are called “scabies.” Mange can occur in newborn pups because it is inherited from their mothers. Mange can also occur in adult dogs from exposure to the contagious varieties of the cause of mange and due to compromised immune systems. Mange is common in dogs, but very rare in cats.

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Importance of Regular Veterinary Care

Pets are part of the family so it only makes sense that you would take care of them the same way you would a member in your family.  Just like people, pets need to see the doctor for regular veterinary care.  Be going to the vet's office, many problems can be caught early and treated before they turn into bigger problems.  Monitoring your pet's health is important to make sure he or she is as healthy as possible.  Below are some of the important services provided at Normandale Veterinary Hospital.

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Should Flea and Tick Medicine be Used Year Round?

Flea and tick medicine is vital for ensuring your dog does not contract tick-borne diseases or flea infestations. But a lingering question for many dog owners is whether this prevention program should be administered all year long, or just during the warm seasons. One thing everyone agrees on is that prevention is preferable to the treatments that would be required once a disease or infestation has manifested.

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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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