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Bow Wow Luau set for May 9 to benefit Spay and Neuter program

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The annual Bow Wow Luau is set for another year of raising awareness for the Logan County Spay and Neuter program hosted by friends of Guthrie Animals Inc. Read more…

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Dog days of summer wrapping up

September 7, 2014 Leave a comment

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Photo courtesy of Amanda Ledington.

Photo courtesy of Amanda Ledington.

With school officially underway and summer coming to an end, there was just one swimming party left for the Highland Park Municipal Pool. The furry, four-legged K9’s took their final dip of the year before the pool is drained this week. Read more…

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Ask Dr. Anna: January is National Thyroid Awareness Month

January 7, 2014 Leave a comment

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January is National Thyroid Awareness Month. Did you know that dogs and cats develop thyroid disease? Older cats commonly develop hyperthyroid disease which is due to an over active thyroid gland. Dogs commonly develop hypothyroid disease which is due to an under active thyroid gland. Read more…

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Ask Dr. Anna: Oh Christmas Tree, Why Do You Make My Cat Pee?

January 2, 2014 Leave a comment

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I believe that stress is a major factor in feline cystitis and I certainly see an increase of these cases around the holidays. Feline cystitis is the most common form of feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD). Feline cystitis is due to inflammation of the bladder from an unknown cause. Read more…

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Ask Dr. Anna: Hip dysplasia prominent in large dogs

December 21, 2013 1 comment

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Hip dysplasia is abnormal growth of the hip that occurs during a puppy’s growing phase.  Hip dysplasia is a hereditary condition which is more prominent in large breed dogs, especially German Shepherds, Saint Bernards, Labradors Retrievers and Golden Retrievers. Read more…

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Ask Dr. Anna: Pay attention to the amount of water your pet drinks

December 15, 2013 Leave a comment

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It’s important to pay attention to the amount of water your pet drinks on a daily basis.  How frequently do you fill the bowl or how far has the water level dropped in one day. Noticing the water level change or filling the water bowl more frequently is a sign that your pet may be drinking more than normal. Read more…

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Ask Dr. Anna: Be aware of potential poisons for your pets

December 11, 2013 Leave a comment

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, we are all busy decorating, cooking, and gathering gifts that could be dangerous to your pet.  It’s important to be aware of potential poisons and keep them up and away from your pets. Read more…

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