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  • Antifreeze Toxicity

    The ingestion of Antifreeze by pets is extremely toxic. Because antifreeze has a sweet taste, it is ...

  • Arthritis & Aging

    Arthritis If arthritis pain took your dog out of the picture, where would you be, besides a little l...

  • Calorie Count in Common Dog Treats

    Treats Calories Treats Calories C.E.T. Hextra Petite 50/piece Gravy Bones Lg 80/piece C.E.T. Hextra ...

  • Canine Bloat: Treatment & Prevention

    Canine bloat, Gastric Dilitation and Volvulus, and GDV are all names for the same condition. It’s a ...

  • Cat Play

    Cats are intelligent and agile creatures. During play, a kitten or an adult cat makes full use of it...

  • Cats Eyes

    Eyes and Vision Did you know that the volume and weight of a cat’s eye in relation to that of its bo...

  • Chocolate Toxicity

    Chocolate is a family favorite, especially around the holidays! We get and give chocolate treats at ...

  • Dental Care

    Many people wonder why it costs more to clean their pet’s teeth than their own. The answer is that i...

  • Dental Home Care

    The spectrum of dental disease in the dog and cat is wide and varied. This paper reviews the dental ...

  • Eating Inappropriate Items

    Eating Feces (Coprophagia) Definition: Coprophagia is the ingestion of feces. It is normal for a mot...

  • Fleas

    Flea Life Cycle The life cycle of the flea is divided into two phases: Parasitic phase – adult fleas...

  • Food Allergies

    An allergy is a condition of unusual sensitivity to a substance or substances usually protein in nat...

  • Grain-Free Diets: Good or Evil?

    Pet food companies have been marketing grain free diets in the past decade, and insinuate that these...

  • Grape / Raisin Toxicity

    Did you know that grapes and raisins are toxic to your canine companion? New research is also sugges...

  • Halloween Safety

    The Halloween holiday can be very exciting for people and pets. Just as we keep our kids safe during...

  • Hazardous Household Plants

    For those of you with a green thumb and those who just have a few plants around the house it is impo...

  • Heartworm Disease

    In dogs, heartworm disease is a parasitic infestation that affects the heart and lungs.  Adult heart...

  • Heartworm Prevention

    Mill Creek is offering Proheart injections for your dog.  Instead of trying to remember to give your...

  • Holiday Pet Hazards

    Along with family, friends and cheer, holidays bring potential hazards to your pets! At Mill Creek A...

  • Homemade Treats

    TREATS SHOULD NOT EXCEED 5% OF YOUR PETS TOTAL FOOD INTAKE. If you are using canned product, cut up ...

  • Human Medications & Your Pet

    Human Meds Are Pets’ Biggest Poisoning Danger: Pill-popping pups prompt many calls to ASPCA’s poison...

  • Microchip IDs & Cancer

    Can Microchip Identification Cause Cancer? Recent stories circulating suggest that there is a link b...

  • Poinsettias: Fact & Myth

    Fact: People buy at least 2-3 million Poinsettia plants annually. Myth: The Christmas Poinsettia is ...

  • Spay & Neuter Information

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  • Sprayed by a Skunk?

    Skunks are often coming around your home in in search of food, so if there are skunks around, you pr...

  • The Facts About Beneful

    The question of the safety of Beneful is burning up Facebook and the internet.  The actual facts abo...

  • Training a Puppy

    Basic House Training Direct Method The direct house training method requires you to be nearby to sup...

  • Xylitol Toxicity

    There are many delicious sugar free gums available for people to choose from.  But did you know...

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