Veazie Veterinary Clinic
1522 State Street, Veazie, ME
(207) 941-8840

Health Tips

Microchips Work!

October 15, 2014
microchips

Why did I microchip my pets? One of the worst feelings in the world is realizing that one of your four legged family members is missing! It has happened to me, twice. The first time it happened was 20 years ago, before microchips were readily available for family pets. Our very first cat (who was […]

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Troubled by Ticks

August 14, 2014
ticks

Of all the pet parasites, ticks are the one that seems to bother people the most. Tick populations are rising, and the number of diseases they carry is spreading, so being aware of ticks and how they are acquired is becoming more important in our area. There are several species of ticks in New England. […]

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Frustrated With Fleas?

August 3, 2014
fleas

If so, you are not alone! Fleas can be difficult to detect, and can gain quite a foothold before the problem is discovered. There has been a lot of discussion about the possibility that fleas are becoming resistant to certain drugs, but in fact this is not true. Understanding why it seems so difficult to […]

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Nutrition

March 5, 2014
pet obesity, nutrition

My name is Marisa. I am an LVT and have been for more than 6 years. Nutrition was never something I thought I would gravitate to or be interested in. My personal lifestyle includes Oreos for breakfast, breakfast for dinner and many other unorthodox meals at inappropriate times. Vegetables? I’ve never heard of such a thing. […]

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The Pain of Obesity

January 27, 2014

I was considered overweight by the time I was 6 years old, obese by age 8, morbidly obese by 14 and super morbidly obese by age 28. As such, I have learned to live with all of the pains of obesity and regarded them as normal for me. The social stigma, the stares, snickers and […]

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Caring For Newborn Puppies & Kittens

Having a new litter is an exciting time, but it also can be worrisome if you don’t know what to expect with newborn puppies & kittens. Here are some guidelines to help make the experience the best possible! Labor is traditionally divided into three stages: In the first stage, the mother may pant, cry, pace, […]

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