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Local Vet Says The Time Is Now To Protect Your Pets From Heart Worm And Tics

Even if your dog doesn’t run through the woods, or in fields, they can still get bitten by mosquitos or tics. Dr. Jean Geske is the Medical Director at VCA Bloomington Veterinary Hospital.

08/03/2014

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Wis. Warns Against Giving Pets As Presents

The Wisconsin state veterinarian is encouraging people not to give pets as gifts this holiday season. Dr. Yvonna Bellay says giving a pet as a gift is a serious commitment and should never be a surprise. She is issuing her warning as shoppers prepare to hit stores in a big way on Friday.

11/28/2013

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Wildlife Rehab Center Sees Big Increase In Patients

The Twin Cities may be an urban environment, but wildlife still surrounds the area. Living in close quarters can sometimes cause injuries to animals, and that’s where the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center steps in – a non-profit that’s having one of its busiest years ever. For more than 30 years, it’s been the healing sanctuary for sick and injured animals from all over Minnesota. Veterinarian Renee Schott says the center takes in a variety of animals.

10/19/2013

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If Your Dog Enjoys The Lake, Look For Signs Of Parasites

We’ve all heard about the dog days of summer, when lake water starts to look like only your dog would swim in it. But it turns out there is a real threat to swimming dogs that is invisible. The Giardia parasite can be swallowed by dogs while they are swimming and playing in the water. If your dog has diarrhea after being in a lake or a river, visit your vet right away.

08/05/2013

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Dog Falls 5 Stories & Survives Thanks To U Of M Technology

A Twin Cities dog owner calls her best friend a “miracle.” Once a runner, it’s now amazing 3-year-old Gauge can even walk.

02/13/2013

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Vet Talks On How To Keep Dogs Cool In Extreme Heat

In the dog days of summer, veterinarians have a message they want to get out.

07/05/2012

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Cancer Gene Found In Dogs Could Help Humans

Doctors at the University of Minnesota have found a similarity in dog and human bone cancer that could help human patients fight their disease more effectively.

07/29/2011

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Twin Cities Vet Accused Of Practicing Without License

A Twin Cities pet guru is in trouble with the law for his work as a holistic veterinarian. Eric Weisman faces 58 counts, all stemming from a 2003 court injunction where he was told to stop treating animals.

06/16/2011

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Eyota Veterinarian Picking Up The Pieces After Fire

A veterinarian in a southeastern Minnesota town is wondering what caused a fire that destroyed his pet clinic.

02/02/2011

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