Athens Veterinary Service

625 West Limit
Athens, WI 54411

(715)257-7003

www.athensvetservice.com

Veterinarians concerned about phony service dogs

 

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MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dogs and Cats

Staphylococcus aureus, often called Staph aureus or S. aureus, is a bacterium that is normally carried in the nose of about 30% of the general human population ...

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Ticks Are Arthropod Parasites for Mammals

Ticks are skin parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts. Ticks like motion, warm temperatures from body heat, and the carbon dioxide exhaled by mammals, ...

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Lipomas (Fatty Lumps)

A lipoma is a soft, round, moveable lump or bump of fatty tissue under the skin. Because they do not cause pain, infection, or hair loss, they’re usually spotte ...

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MRSP Dogs and Spaying

This is an increasingly common question, as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP – essentially the canine version of the high-profile hum ...

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Feeding Tubes for Dogs and Cats

As most of us know, good nutrition and adequate fluid intake are crucial to good health.  When a pet is ill, this becomes even more important. Yet for various r ...

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