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Welcome to our pet health blog. Here, our Mount Vernon vets and team share informative tips and advice to help you keep your pet looking and feeling great.

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Neck Pain in Horses : Causes & Symptoms

Neck Pain in Horses : Causes & Symptoms

Horses may experience neck pain due to reasons like poor posture, injury, muscle strain, stress, and parasites. Our vets at Mount Vernon can assist you in recognizing the indications of neck pain in horses and recommending measures to alleviate their discomfort.

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Bot Flies in Horses - Symptoms & Prevention

Bot Flies in Horses - Symptoms & Prevention

Being out in the elements, there are many pests that may affect your horse. One of the pests we commonly see is bot flies. Our Mount Vernon vets share some information about the symptoms of bot flies in horses and what you can do you prevent this parasite from infesting your horse.

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Horse Deworming Schedule & Medicines

Horse Deworming Schedule & Medicines

Deworming your horse is a crucial step to maintaining their health. In this post, our Mount Vernon vets will discuss deworming horses, when to do it, and methods to minimize worm infection in your horses.

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Should I Get My Dog Vaccinated? Why Do It And When To Do It

Should I Get My Dog Vaccinated? Why Do It And When To Do It

Our Mount Vernon vets understand that repeated appointments for your dog's vaccinations and boosters may seem inconvenient, but following the vaccination schedule below is the best way for you to protect your dog from a host of serious and potentially deadly diseases.

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What Vaccines Do Horses Need?

What Vaccines Do Horses Need?

Infectious diseases are a major cause of equine pain and death. Vaccination is one of the most significant tools we have for reducing these diseases in horses. Today, our Mount Vernon vets discuss important horse vaccines and a horse vaccine schedule.

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Is a Dog’s Mouth Cleaner Than a Human’s Mouth?

Is a Dog’s Mouth Cleaner Than a Human’s Mouth?

The saying "a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's mouth" has been around for a long time, but is it true? Today, our Mount Vernon vets tackle this age-old question.

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How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent Back Pain in the Horse

How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent Back Pain in the Horse

Horses can develop back pain just like we do. It can be very painful and affect its overall well-being. Today, our Northwest Veterinary Clinic of Mount Vernon vets will provide information on back pain, its symptoms, and treatment and prevention options.

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Can Cats Eat Chocolate?

Can Cats Eat Chocolate?

Most of us know that chocolate is toxic to dogs, but did you know that cats can't have chocolate either? There are lots of tasty foods that we love that our feline friends simply can't eat (even if they beg)! Today, our Mount Vernon vets discuss chocolate toxicity in cats and what to do if your kitty gets into your chocolate stash. 

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Broken Jaws in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

Broken Jaws in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

It can be a very painful and scary experience for your dog if they suffer a broken jawbone. Today, our Mount Vernon vets explain the causes of a broken jaw in dogs, how the injury can be repaired, and how to care for your pet after this injury.

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Do Dental Chews Really Work for Dogs?

Do Dental Chews Really Work for Dogs?

Our Northwest Veterinary Clinic of Mount Vernon veterinarians explain how to find out if a dog dental chew is worth purchasing, which factors to consider, and the safety tips every dog owner should keep in mind.

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