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A Dog’s Bad Reaction to Vaccinations

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Nobody likes shots and that includes our pets. So many of us know that when we get a shot we sometimes feel bad. Does this happen to our dogs? What happens if our dog has a bad reaction to a vaccine? Thankfully adverse reactions are not that […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet

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Are you wondering why you should spay or neuter your dog or cat? Hree are the top 10 reasons to spay and neuter in Los Lunas. 10 Lower veterinary bills! Spayed and neutered pets are less likely to get a variety of diseases. There is a lower […]

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How to Be a Better Dog Mom (or Dad)

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Having a dog is just the best! It is so great to come home and see how happy they are to see us. It is fun to play with them and to snuggle on the couch. But are you being as good a dog parent as they […]

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How to Take Your Dogs Temperature

From time to time you may need to take your dog’s temperature. If you think they may be sick, or if they have been sick and you need to monitor their temperature, or just a regular check of their overall health, if you need to take their […]

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I Think My Dog is Faking Pregnancy!

Did you think your dog was pregnant and then found out she wasn’t? False pregnancy is a common condition in female dogs. It can involve showing symptoms of pregnancy, lactation, or nursing without producing puppies. False pregnancy typically happens a month or two after your dog has […]

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My Dog Is Licking His Own Mouth…Now What?

Does your dog lick their lips all the time? Have they licked so much they have given themselves a sore? Do they do it constantly? Is it driving you nuts? For some dogs licking can be a health or behavior problem. Licking is part of healthy grooming, […]

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Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

Grass is yummy! Well, maybe not to you but your dog thinks so.  It use to be thought that your dog ate grass because there was something missing from his diet. Since that first came out, many studies have been done that show 1. most type of […]

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Heartworm is in Southern New Mexico

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Heartworm is in Southern New Mexico. Most pet owners think that heartworm is nothing they need to worry about. They dog doesn’t have it so why should they care? Just because your dog doesn’t have it does not mean they cannot get it. Heartworm is easily prevented […]

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Do Dogs Need Sunscreen?

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It is hot and sunny in New Mexico and this summer is definitely no different. Before you go outside to play, work, or just sit, you need to make sure to slather on that sunscreen. But as you are protecting yourself, should you be putting sunscreen on […]

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My Dog Got Stung By A Bee!

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Spring in New Mexico means bees. Bees are great! They do wonderful things like pollinate and make our world grow. They also sting when they think we are being aggressive, or come to close to their territory. Unfortunately, dogs love to sniff around bees. They are cute […]

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The information provided on this website is written by Vetco staff. All information is meant to be informational and is not meant as veterinary advice. If you have a health question regarding your pet, their treatment or anything concerning their veterinary care, please call Vetco to consult with a veterinarian.