August 6, 2012
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Is Your Pet Overweight? Overfeeding, unlimited access to food and lack of exercise are all reasons why nearly 35% of pets in the United States are overweight. It’s not always easy to recognize that your pet is overweight, but it’s important to acknowledge obesity when identified, because excess weight is a wellness issue and a

August 6, 2012
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Labor in dogs usually occurs with relatively few problems. Dogs can usually deliver their puppies with little help from their owners. Here is some information to help decide if an abnormality is present: Most dogs will go into labor between 59 and 63 days. I do not recommend going beyond 65 days. Normal temperature for

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