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The dog flu is nothing to sneeze at, and now it’s in the Treasure Valley

March 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic,

Canine Flu

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In February, vets at Broadway Veterinary Hospital diagnosed the valley’s first case of dog flu, confirming fears that an outbreak would occur locally sooner or later. The dog flu has spread steadily across the U.S. over the last ten years, hitting hard in states like Louisiana and Minnesota.

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10 Minutes with Dr. Bingham: “Why we require the Canine Flu Vaccine”

August 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM by Dr. Brett Bingham posted in Pet Care,

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Last March, Intermountain Pet Hospital decided to require canine flu vaccinations for all dogs staying at our Lodge and Day Camp. Over the past few months, some clients and fellow veterinary professionals have asked why we did this. We’d like to address those inquires and concerns here.

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We are Proud to Announce that Kim Mulvahill gets CVPM Certification

January 26, 2017 at 4:17 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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At Intermountain Pet Hospital, we’ve always believed in keeping our training and skill sets up to date. The better educated we are, the better care we can give to your furry friends. 

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What You Need to Know About Pet Vaccination

September 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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With cold weather just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about how to keep yourself and your family healthy--but when it comes to the pets, staying safe isn't as easy as pulling out the warm coats and stocking up on cough syrup! Although pets aren't susceptible to all the same germs as we humans are, there are plenty of illnesses that your pet can catch during the chillier days of the year. What can you do? Today, our experts at the pet vaccination clinic will explain.

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Is Your Dog Protected Against Rabies?

June 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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Rabies. Just the word can strike fear into a pet owner. This contagious viral disease used to be much more widespread and still affects mammals including dogs, horses, cats, raccoons, coyotes, bats, and people. Wild animals and pets alike can get and carry the disease with deadly effects.

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Give Your Puppy a Healthy Start

February 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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Vaccines are undoubtedly one of the best ways to give your new puppy a good start in life. Here are a few tips to help you protect your puppy against life-threatening illnesses.

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What Makes a Vet Cat-Friendly?

January 14, 2016 at 11:54 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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Is your cat clawing his way out the door every time you mention the dreaded word ("vet")? Do you dread packing your feline friend into her carrier for her routine visits and vaccinations? Turns out, you and your cat may have good reason for disliking the clinic.

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How Dog Vaccinations Work

January 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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Whether you're giving your new puppy her first round of shots or maintaining your older dog's health, vaccinations are an essential piece of your dog's overall wellbeing and health. Today's veterinarians vaccinate for a variety of diseases, many of which could have fatal consequences for your dog if contracted.

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Welcome Home Kitty!

December 15, 2015 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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There's a good reason so many American families call cats members of the family. Cats are loyal and comforting companions, as those of us who call them friends know so well.

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Your Dog’s Important Core Vaccinations

November 27, 2015 at 2:54 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Vaccination Clinic

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As a concerned pet parent, you've no doubt given some considerable thought to the subject of vaccines. A topic for intense debate, both for humans and pets, it's safe to say that concerns on both side of the fence have emerged out of love for those we care about.

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