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OUTDOOR CAT CARE

With all the frosty mornings of late, I worry about the cats that live outside. Yes, outdoor cats are resourceful. They basically know how to take care of themselves, with little to no help from humans. Yet, during the winter time, these outdoor cats will need extra help from their human friends to make it through the long winter months, especially during those spells of cold artic blasts and snowfalls. Even with their fur coats, outdoor cats need protection from the elements, preferably a warm and dry place to sleep. This is...

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019

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Winter Pet Paw Care

Winter boots are essential wear for people to provide traction and protection on snow and ice. Likewise, our pets need special care and attention for their feet during harsh weather too. Those fancy pet booties are not just a fashion statement! They can be very protective if your pet will keep them on, that is. Here at Ash Veterinary Clinic, we want owners to know how to minimize injury and discomfort for their pets’ paws and be aware of other winter dangers, too.                  If your pet is going on a walk or hike in...

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019

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Holiday Gluttony

We have come to that magical time of year. To help make your holiday festive and safe, we want to share some of the holiday hazards that can cause you unneeded stress and trips to the veterinary emergency room.   With a little awareness, you can prevent some holiday hazards from stealing your joy. Most holiday pet hazards revolve around food and many owners share bits of food with their pet that is sometimes to their detriment. Just like us, when a dog or cat eats some of this yummy food, they can get an upset tummy. Many...

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018

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Fall into preparation for Winter

                It is time to think about any danger that may present itself to your furry family members during the fall and winter seasons.  The most common thing pet owners think about is the weather.  When the weather begins to change and we see lower temperatures, it is important to provide your pets with a safe and comfortable place to wait out the winter months.  Whether your pets are indoor only, outdoor only, or a little of both, they all need some of the basic requirements for survival. First, food and shelter rank...

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018

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How to Identify Pain in Pets

If you ask someone if they are empathetic, most people will say yes. Most of us have been brought up to value empathy and consider it a good thing. We like to think that we can imagine and feel the discomfort and pain of another, which is the definition of empathy. When push comes to shove though, it is often tough to be empathetic to another person’s troubles. Veterinarians are often frustrated when they see a patient that they believe is in pain and recommend a treatment, only to have the client flatly deny that the animal is...

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018

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