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Most Common Issue: Inflammation of the Inner Ear

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Did you know that inflammation of the inner ear is one of the most common health issues for dogs?Otitis externa is a chronic inflammation of a dog external ear canal and otitis media is an inflammation of the dog’s middle ear. These are actually symptoms and not […]

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Pit Bull Common Health Issues

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The Pit Bull, though a controversial dog, is also one of the sweetest dogs when raised with love and good training. But with any breed, there are issues specific to the breed. Overall this is a pretty healthy breed with limited breed specific health issues. Hip Dysplasia […]

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Most Common Issue: Patellar Luxation aka. Kneecap Dislocation in Dogs

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Kneecap dislocation (Patellar Luxation) is one of the most commonly diagnosed medical issues in dogs. Once the kneecap is dislocated it can only be returned to its normal position after the quadricep muscle in the hind leg relaxes and lengthens. If your dog dislocates his kneecap he […]

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Most Common Dog Names

Did you know that over 50% of people name their dog after a popular movie? No surprise when you see #1 on our list…for you Twilight fans. If you are looking for some inspiration for naming your new dog, you can look at this list and see […]

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Chihuahua’s and their Health Issues

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Chihuahua’s are the most common dogs in New Mexico. This is the smallest breed of dog but don’t let their size fool you. These little guys have more energy than a dog 10 times bigger. They are super playful and very affectionate. They are one of the […]

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Is Your Dog Allergic to Grass?

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Los Lunas doesn’t have a lot of grass, as most of the state favors xeriscaping. However, there are lawns in yards and in parks. Have you been taking your dog to the park and they are coming back with sniffles? Are they rolling in the grassy yard […]

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Los Lunas Vetco is Now Carrying Interceptor Plus Heartworm Treatment

The Los Lunas Vetco Clinic is excited to announce that we are now carrying Interceptor Heartworm treatment. Interceptor Plus is safe for dogs and puppies 6 weeks of age or older and weight 2lbs or more. It comes in a yummy and easy to eat chicken flavored […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Dog in the Car

Every year thousands of pets die of heatstroke and suffocation from being left in a car. Even a quick trip inside can leave your pet at risk. In only minutes a car can reach up to 160 degree’s on the inside, even with the windows cracked. Each […]

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Does My Dog Need Neuticles

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Do you think your dog feels insecure after being neutered? Are you insecure for him? If you answered yes to either of these questions then you may want to consider neuticles. Neuticles are fake testicles for your dog. So he can be neutered but still look like […]

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How to care for your dogs ears

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  Dogs have twisty curvy insides of their ears. This makes it easy for debris to get caught in the ear canal. Trapped debris can lead to infections. Dogs with allergies¬†are more prone to ear infections, as are dogs with floppy ears like spaniels and hounds Make […]

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