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August 6, 2012
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Pregnancy in dogs can be a wonderful time to care for your beloved pet. A pregnant dog experiences changes in her hormones, weight, appetite, and behavior – just like humans. Gestation is the period from conception to birth and averages from 59 to 63 days for dogs. During the first few weeks of gestation there

August 6, 2012
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Breeding your dog and raising a litter of puppies can be exciting and rewarding, especially when everything goes well. Sometimes problems can arise if your dog is having difficulty in labor to a point that a C-section is needed. Some mothers may not produce enough milk or won’t nurse the puppies. It is possible for

August 6, 2012
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SHOULD I GET MY PET NEUTERED? The answer is definitely YES! Neutering your male dog or cat is not only beneficial to their health and well being, but it also discourages unwanted aggressive and territorial behaviors. At Little Mountain Veterinary Clinic, we strongly urge pet owners to neuter their pets. This is the first responsible

August 6, 2012
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SHOULD I GET MY PET SPAYED? The answer is definitely YES! Pet overpopulation is a tremendous problem not only in the United States, but all over the world. Millions of dogs and cats are put to sleep each year due to limited space in our country’s shelters. Thousands more are put to sleep by veterinarians

August 5, 2012

How do I know if my pet has pancreatitis? Any adult dog or cat with symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, painful belly, or a decreased appetite is suspicious of having pancreatitis. At Little Mountain Veterinary Clinic, we tend to see more Schnauzers and small mixed breed dogs with pancreatitis. Treatment for pancreatitis is different than most