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Bringing a New Puppy or Kitten Home? Here are 5 Important Things You Need to Know.

Posted on Jun 20, 2020 in Blog, Community Corner, Important, Tips

Bringing a New Puppy or Kitten Home?   Here are 5 Important Things You Need to Know.

Welcoming a new puppy or kitten into your family is an exciting time, and the team at Wright Veterinary Medical Center wants to ensure your new furry family members receive all the love and care they need during this joyful and important period of mental and physical development. Keep your new pet healthy and safe […]

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Consideration for Bird Ownership

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Tips

It is easy to understand why people become attracted to the idea of owning a parrot. They are beautiful, they can talk to us, and as many YouTube compilations showcase, they can have hilarious personalities. Before making any spur of the moment decisions to buy that brightly colored sun conure or the dancing cockatoo though, […]

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The Importance of Dental Health

Posted on May 28, 2018 in Blog, Tips

Dental Health Dental Health is something that is commonly overlooked by pet owners. Dogs and cats, just like us can have teeth and gum problems which can lead to diseases that can cause a lot of bad breath, redness and most importantly pain. Not only can significant disease occur in the mouth, but it can […]

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Fourth of July Safety Tips

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in News, Tips

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward Rover with scraps from the grill and bring him along to watch fireworks, in reality some festive foods and products […]

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Hot Weather Tips

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 in Blog, Tips

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger, ASPCA experts warn… Continue reading…..  

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Are Deicers Dangerous to My Dog?

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in News, Tips

Q. I live in the city, and I see all kinds of deicers being put on the sidewalk in the winter. Will they hurt my dog’s paws? Are they poisonous? How can I keep him safe? Continue Reading……

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Posted on Feb 3, 2014 in News, Tips, Videos

February is Pet Dental Health Month, and it’s the perfect opportunity to express the importance of preventive oral care in companion animals to our clients. Pet oral health hasn’t always been at the forefront of veterinary care and many pet owners may think it’s just another service to pay for. It’s important our clients understand that […]

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My Dog Smiles When She Greets People — Is This Normal?

Posted on Jan 7, 2014 in Tips

Q. When my dog first greets someone, she shows all of her teeth and “smiles.” Some visitors mistake this for aggressive behavior, but she’s just very excited and happy. What is she doing and how can I explain it to people who visit? Continue Reading…..

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Top Ten Winter Skin & Paw Care Tips

Posted on Dec 26, 2013 in Tips

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. Continue Reading…..

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Curious Cats Play in Christmas Trees

Posted on Dec 24, 2013 in Fun, Tips, Videos

There are bright lights to look at, shiny balls just begging to be batted around, and, of course, it’s a tree — in the house! So, can you really blame cats for making the Christmas tree their personal playground? Sometimes they end up stuck in all the decorations, and other times they decide it’s a […]

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Keep a safe home for your reptile or amphibian

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 in Tips

Keep a safe home for your reptile or amphibian by following these steps:

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Making carriers irresistible to Cats

Posted on Nov 21, 2013 in Tips, Videos

To make a carrier irresistible to your cat, use praise and food rewards each time the cat enters the carrier successfully. Once your cat is comfortable entering the carrier, continue to make it a desirable by playing with toys and offering meals in and around the carrier. Though it can sometimes be a slow process […]

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