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Central Veterinary Hospital Blog

Thanksgiving is For the Dogs!

Thanksgiving must be a pet’s favorite holiday. All anyone is expected to do is eat delicious food and spend time with the people they love, all while watching football. What a perfect combination for the special pets in our lives! However, as always, it is important...

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Thankfulness this Holiday Season

This holiday season, we would like to take a moment to express our thankfulness for one another. At Central Veterinary Hospital, we pride ourselves on helping animals live healthier lives. One of the most important reasons we are able to do this is through team work....

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Halloween Safety

It's getting spooky out there! It can be tempting to include your furry friend in your Halloween celebrations, but it is always most important to keep your pet's safety in mind. Food Many foods that we enjoy during the holiday season can be harmful for your pet,...

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Tummy Upset– Your pet’s gastrointestinal health

Just like people, your pet's stomach can become upset from time to time. One minute they can be perfectly fine, and the next they can be vomiting for seemingly no reason. Though it is a very common illness, symptoms of GI upset, such as vomiting and diarrhea, need to...

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Welcome to Fall!

Though the weather may seem nicer and the leaves may be turning, there are still many things you have to look out for to keep your pet safe. Fleas At Central Vet, we recommend flea treatment and prevention all year round, but it is commonly believed that flea...

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Spaying and Neutering Your Pet: A vet’s perspective

The first question you are most often asked about your pet is, "Is it a boy or a girl?" Second, it's "Are they fixed?" Why is everyone always so interested in your pet's business? The decision to spay and neuter your pet can be the most important-- for many different...

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Core Vaccines– A quick guide

When it comes to caring for our pets, the task can be daunting. What kind of healthcare do they need? When should I take them to the vet? What kind of vaccines should they have, and when? Core vaccines-- Canines At our office, we require vaccinations. They are vital...

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Budget Surgery

One of the questions we most often hear pertains to spaying and neutering pets. How much will it cost? Does it matter if I take my pet somewhere cheaper for the surgery? It seems routine, is it really a big deal? Cost At our office, a spay or neuter can range from...

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Why We Need to See Your Pet

We get a lot of phone calls from pet owners in the community and sometimes from our own clients with inactive patients. Everyone on our staff is an animal lover, and we are happy to talk with anyone about their pets, but often owners have questions or concerns that...

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National Walk Your Dog Week

It's National Walk Your Dog Week!   We know that everyone has busy lives and our pets often get the short end of things at the end of the day.  Take some extra time this week for you AND your dog and go for a walk!  Fall is getting started so go check out the changing...

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