9 Ways To Keep Your Pet Fear Free On July 4th

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Did you know that the 4th of July weekend is the #1 weekend for lost pets taken to shelters in Springfield, MO and nationwide? Does your dog or cat have a noise phobia and become fearful, anxious, or stressed to loud noises such as thunderstorms, fireworks, etc? Are you making their anxiety worse or better?…

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Heartworm Disease in Springfield Pets

In order to help promote awareness to Heartworm disease, here are some interesting facts: It only takes one bite from an infected mosquito to spread heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms…

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Fear Free – Pet Grooming & Animal Hospital Visits

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Pet Grooming & Animal Hospital – Fear is a behavior in all of us that is a hardwired response caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat.  Unfortunately, being afraid or fearful of a veterinary examination or procedure has become the new “normal” or something most…

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Healthy Pets & Healthy Teeth Go Paw in Paw

February was National Pet Dental Health Month, but your furry friend’s oral health should be a priority all year long! According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have oral disease by 3 years of age. Dr. Denise Roche, a Springfield, Mo veterinarian, and the Deerfield staff want…

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