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All About Prophylactic Gastropexy

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One life-threatening emergency that is commonly seen on our emergency service is gastric dilatation-volvulus or “GDV” (see below), commonly referred to as “bloat”.  The veterinarians at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital are prepared and available in case your dog develops GDV. Of course, […]

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Link Between Grain Free Diets & Heart Disease

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Recently, veterinary cardiologists have been able to establish a link between a heart condition called Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) and boutique, grain-free and exotic (BEG) pet foods.  Veterinary nutritionists, cardiologists and the FDA are working to figure out just what it […]

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When Should My Pet See A Veterinary Dermatologist?

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Dr. Fiona Lee is a board-certified veterinary dermatologist. Beyond an undergraduate degree (3 years at NYU, chemistry) and a veterinary degree (4 years at UPenn), an additional rotating 1-year internship and 3-year dermatology residency is required, capped off by a […]

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Dangers Of Animals In Hot Cars

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People don’t like to be told not to do things. Sometimes, however, the safest and best choice is to just say, “NO. Do not do this. Not ever.” Running with scissors? Great example of something that you should NEVER do. […]

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Pet Travel Safety

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The holiday season is here and for many pets that means traveling. Whether by plane or car there are some important things to consider when traveling with our pets. No matter where or how you are traveling make sure your […]

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Shampoo & Your Pet’s Skin

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Many owners worry that bathing too frequently can dry out their dog’s skin. For dogs with certain skin diseases though, bathing more frequently can actually be helpful and/or may be considered a form of medical treatment. For example, dogs with […]