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Spring Cleaning & Your Pet

Spring cleaning isn’t just about household chores. Your pet can benefit from some spring cleaning, too! We’ll advise you on the best way to bathe your pet without scaring them off (yes, it’s possible), which household cleaning products are safest … Continue reading

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Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is upon us, and many pet parents plan to include their furry companions in the festivities. As you gear up for the holidays, it is important to try to keep your pet’s eating and exercise habits as … Continue reading

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Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some … Continue reading

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Easter Pet Poisons

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners, Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS assistant … Continue reading

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Important Pet Dental Information in Newport News, VA

Why Your Pet Needs Dental Care Your pet obviously can’t brush their own teeth (alhough it’d be a sight to see if they could), which means it’s up to you as the owner to maintain their oral health for them. … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Have Fun with Your Pet This Winter

Who said you can’t have fun with your pet in the winter?! Regardless of the season, keeping your pet active and stimulated (whether it’s inside or outside) is important so they can stay healthy. Colony Animal Hospital has created the … Continue reading

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