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2 July 2015
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Pet Care
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Should You Microchip Your Pet?

Should You Microchip Your Pet? By Tyler Wolfram It is an unfortunate truth that thousands of pets go missing every year. At times these pets are found bedraggled, frightened, yet healthy, and handed over to the local animal shelter to find the owners.  Many of these wonderful pets had been equipped with identification collars and tags, […]


9 April 2015
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Update on Canine Influenza Virus (CIV)

There has been an outbreak of Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) in the Chicago area. Media reports estimate that over 1,000 dogs have been infected. CIV infection spreads rapidly in environments such as boarding kennels and grooming facilities. The clinical signs of CIV usually begin less than 5 days after infection and are very similar to […]


16 March 2015
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Seminars
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Protecting Our Horses

Join us on April 1st at the St. Joseph County Fair Grounds! Dr. Scott Hancock will be presenting Protecting Our Horses: The Basic Science of Preventing Disease in the Esther Singer Building from 6:30-8pm. Esther Singer Building St Joseph County Fair Grounds 5117 Ironwood Rd South Bend, IN 46614   About Dr. Hancock Dr. Hancock grew up […]


16 January 2015
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News
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2015 4-H Veterinary Science Program

All programs and meetings will be held at Western Veterinary Clinic on Monday evenings at 6pm sharp and will be done promptly at 8pm. Online enrollment for 4-H is closed. The cost of $15 enrolls the student in the state program. They will then be contacted by their township or club coordinator to educate the family […]


22 May 2014
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Watch Out for Ticks!

These Guys Carry Vector-Borne Diseases Summertime will be with us shortly. This change in seasons is beautiful, however it brings an increase in vector-borne diseases. A vector is a carrier for diseases. For example, a deer tick is a vector for Lyme disease, and the mosquito is a vector for heartworm disease. These carriers can […]

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