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

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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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How is Cancer Treated?

July 10, 2013
cancer treatment

Comprehensive cancer treatments can involve staging of the cancer, surgical removal of the primary tumor, and chemotherapy treatments, as well as addressing pain control, nutrition, and overall health and wellness concerns. Some cancers require further testing on removed tissue to determine the sub-type, aiding in choosing a chemotherapy protocol and in providing a prognosis. Chemotherapy […]

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New Rodenticide Dangers

May 15, 2013
rodenticide dangers

Adverse effects in pets are causing people, especially veterinarians, to reconsider the 2008 EPA regulation, which allows for the well-intentioned use of a new rodenticide ingredient, bromethalin. Most people are aware of the danger of rat poisons to dogs and cats, but there are new products on the market that are of even greater concern. […]

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Canine Leash Behavior

April 22, 2013

One of the great joys of having a canine companion is sharing your outings with them! Dogs love to be included, and having your dog along may open your eyes to things you may have otherwise overlooked. Many dogs can accompany their family off leash, but some cannot be trusted to stay close or mind […]

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Breeding Your Dog

April 4, 2013

Preparing for Breeding The decision about breeding your dog starts when you first obtain the dog as a puppy. Since there are some advantages to spaying or neutering during the first year of life, it is important to consider your options as early as possible. Start your discussion with your veterinarian during the puppy visits. Breeding to Improve […]

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