Archives: Illness & Disease

  • World Rabies Day

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    September 28 is World Rabies Day. Although rabies is not as widespread as it used to be, it’s still as deadly as ever. In fact, many people don’t realize just how dangerous this disease is. Rabies has a staggering 99.95% mortality rate, which makes it the deadliest disease in the world. Read on as a local vet discusses rabies. Rabies Basics Rabies, as you may know, can affect both people and pets. The disease is … Read More »

  • Alleviating a Pet’s Arthritis Pain

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    No pet owner wants to watch their beloved companion go through the debilitating pain of arthritis. Luckily, there are several ways to alleviate their discomfort—learn how by reading these tips from a Ceres veterinary professional. Exercise Regular exercise is key to reducing and controlling a pet’s arthritis pain. This is especially helpful in the early stages of the disease. Ask your veterinarian about the best ways to exercise your pet to keep his or her … Read More »

  • The Danger of Rodenticides to Dogs

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    Rodenticides are just what they sound like—poisons developed to kill rodents that invade our homes, much like pesticides kill off pests like roaches or other insects. Unfortunately, these products are dangerous to dogs or other pets who come in contact with them. Learn more from a Ceres vet here. Causes of Poisoning There are two main ways a dog can become poisoned by a rodenticide. The first way is by coming in contact with substance … Read More »

  • Five Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog

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    Most people know that chocolate, alcohol, and caffeine aren’t good for pets. Here, your Ceres veterinarian tells you about five other foods that you may be surprised to learn aren’t healthy for your dog. Salt Keep salty foods away from your dog, including pretzels, chips, or anything else that’s usually coated in salt. Sodium poisoning could result from your dog taking in too much salt, with symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, spasms, and even seizures. Make … Read More »

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