Veazie Veterinary Clinic
1522 State Street, Veazie, ME
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Increasing Pet Obesity in the U.S.

January 7, 2013
pet obesity, nutrition

Since 2007, the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) found the percentage of obese and overweight pets in the United States has been steadily on the rise. Statistics from the 2012 National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Study showed approximately 53% of cats and 55% of dogs were overweight or obese. Nationwide, that means 88.4 million […]

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Holiday Pet Safety

December 16, 2012

The holidays are a busy time of year! Gift-wrapping, decorating, cooking, friends and family gatherings are enough to keep us more than preoccupied! Through all this chaos, it’s important to remember our pets. Here are some holiday pet safety tips! Dangerous Decorations Ribbons, wrapping paper, ornaments, tinsel, extension cords and gifts may be appealing “chew toys” that […]

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Adopting a Shelter Pet

September 28, 2012

Why adopt from a shelter? Each year, approximately 5 to 7 million animals enter a shelter in the United States. It is impossible to determine the exact number of stray dogs and cats, but according to the ASPCA, the estimated number of cats is 70 million. New England has seen an increase in the number […]

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In Honor of World Rabies Day

September 20, 2012

Rabies. Although it is a common known virus, very few of us in Maine have ever worried about actually contracting it. Thanks to medical advances since the late 1800’s the United States has been able to control this deadly disease. September 28th is World Rabies Day so it seemed appropriate to take some time and […]

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Hair Ties Are For Hair, Not Cats!

September 5, 2012

Just when you think your kitty is on his best behavior, he is behind your back doing something he knows you won’t like. For example, eating hair elastics! He might be playing with them, but there is a chance that he is eating them too. Elastics and other small household items, like rubber bands, pose […]

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