Athens Veterinary Service

625 West Limit
Athens, WI 54411

(715)257-7003

www.athensvetservice.com

Thunderstorm Fears in Dogs

Reactions to thunderstorms are not uncommon: loud noises from overhead are difficult to orient to. While many dogs get accustomed to storms (habituation), other ...

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Leptospirosis and Your Pet: A CDC Fact Sheet

This Centers for Disease Control & Prevention fact sheet is designed to assist pet owners in answering questions related to leptospirosis in pets.Leptospiro ...

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Cat-Proofing Your Home -- Because Resistance is Futile

I have a friend who takes a somewhat reactionary (and useless, really) approach to undesired occurrences in her home and life. For example, when her son left hi ...

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Dental Home Care for Dogs and Cats

“Perio” means around, “dontal” means tooth:  Periodontal disease is disease around the outside of the tooth.The Tooth, the Whole Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth ...

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Ice or Ice Water Does Not Cause Bloat in Dogs

Neither ice nor ice water will cause stomach spasms in a dog that lead to bloat - "the mother of all emergencies."No matter what veterinarians say, a 2007 emai ...

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Canine influenza expert calls for better border protection

As the H3N2 strain of canine influenza circulates beyond Chicago, Illinois and spreads to other Midwestern states — Wisconsin and Indiana among them — one exper ...

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