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Use Preventive Care for Healthier Pets

February 1, 2023

Show your pets you care … by getting regular preventive care. Veterinarians and pet parents alike know from experience that it is best to catch problems early or prevent them altogether. Whether you are dealing with a smaller concern or a serious disease, it’s almost always cheaper and less complicated when you are able to…

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A Healthy Start for Your New Christmas Pet

January 5, 2023

There’s nothing more exciting than getting or giving a new pet for Christmas. Memories are made starting with the big surprise — that moment when a playful little bundle of joy bounces into your life. Your new arrival is sure to bring years of love and companionship to your household, but a new pet is…

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Holiday Safety Tips For Your Pets

November 20, 2022

The most wonderful time of the year also means it’s time to brush up on some steps for keeping your pets safe in this joyful season. With all the beauty and festivities, there are quite a few safety hazards for our pets, such as lights and decorations going up, gifts and food lying around, and…

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November is Senior Pet Care Awareness Month

November 4, 2022

For the month of November, we look to honor our senior pets and raise awareness for giving them a little extra-special care and attention as they get up in years. If you’re wondering how old is old, the age at which a dog or cat is considered senior varies by size and breed, but on…

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The Importance of Dental Care for Pets

October 9, 2022

When you take steps to care for the dental health of your pets, it’s about more than keeping those pearly whites shining bright. You’ll be improving their overall health and wellness at the same time, since oral health issues often lead to other health complications. Dental health problems are more common than you might think.…

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Moving with Dogs is an Experience

September 12, 2022

Moving can be really stressful, whether you’re relocating around the corner or across the country. Between packing, managing tons of utilities, subscriptions and providers, supervising movers, and unpacking, it’s enough to make anyone feel a bit out of sorts. This goes for our pets, too. As creatures of habit, dogs may become stressed out or…

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4 Reasons To Try Our New App, Yourgi

August 19, 2022

Our team at Dugan’s Veterinary Hospital is on a mission to provide you and your furry companion with the best care possible. While we’ve invested heavily in providing our medical experts with the best training, equipment, and facilities, we went a step further and are bringing your pet’s care to the palm of your hands. …

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Working Your Pets Into Labor Day Plans

August 19, 2022

Every year on the first Monday in September, folks across the country enjoy celebrating Labor Day with parades, parties, cookouts and last minute vacations. While many of us are a little iffy on the origins and meaning of the holiday, we never want to miss a chance to make a few more summer memories before…

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Keeping Hot Dogs Cool

July 25, 2022

With temperatures setting records across the country this summer, keeping your cool while trying to enjoy the outdoors can be a challenge. Lots of summer fun awaits – from hikes and picnics to boating and beach time – but you’ll need to plan ahead, especially if your pets are going along for the ride. It…

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