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Probiotic Health–not all the same

Probiotics-not just for the GI tract  Probiotics are live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. The biologic effects of individual probiotics vary and each should be rigorously evaluated in a controlled fashion to define potential clinical utility. The mechanisms of action vary from probiotic to pro- biotic. [Read the full story …]

Waiting for Vet Care

In the cycles of poor economy, pet owners often wait too long for veterinary care. As pet owners people take the wait and see approach. “Maybe he will be better tomorrow” . But next day the pet is worse. The delay in pet care is harmful your pet and your pocketbook. The Google searches and [Read the full story …]

Rabies :Simple Step Saves Lives

Field Trials offer free product

Our clinic has the honorable position of running Field Trials as the last stage of product research. We have  been an integral part of several products for flea control, heartworm preventative and other products being evaluated in the  actual pet population.  Rest assured by the time products have reached this stage they have been well [Read the full story …]

Onions and Cats

CATS and Onions and Garlic: check BABY FOOD LABELS,too! All members of the onion family (shallots, onions, garlic, scallions, etc.) contain compounds that can damage cats’ red blood cells if eaten in sufficient quantities. Garlic tends to be more toxic than onions on an ounce-for-ounce basis, and cooking does not destroy the toxin. While it’s [Read the full story …]

Free flea dose for the young’uns

When you bring your puppy or kitten in for their first visit you will have the royal treatment. Time to ask questions, joy for your new companion and first dose free of flea product because we Don’t want you to have fleas! Call today for the first step in wellness care for your new pet? [Read the full story …]

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Radiology is fun (when you are a doctor).Digital Radiographs (x-rays) show the 3 dimensional world of abdomens , limbs, hearts and lungs.Digital images can be achieved in 30 seconds and can correct for motion. Often sick animals will need radiographs along with other tests to put the pieces of the puzzle together in diagnosing your [Read the full story …]

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10 Fleas or more? If your dog has 10 or more fleas call us today. You may qualify for FREE (yes Free) flea control for your pet household. We screen the pet household for this Research Study . Not all households will qualify. Call 503.665.1194

Healthy Vitamins

Standard Process Did you know there is a big difference in the qualitiy of vitamins? I learned along time ago that vitamins artificially recreated or extracted in the lab are more harmful to you body than helpful. A great example is ascorbic acid. We have been told this IS Vitamin C. Linus Pauling became famous [Read the full story …]

Oregonian and Pharmacies

 Pet Talk: Oregon veterinarians concerned about prescription errors at retail, online pharmacies By Monique Balas, Special to The Oregonian ….One of the most common errors veterinarians report is a change in dose for a drug called Levothyroxine, used to treat hypothyroidism, says Dr. Becky Marks of Timberland Animal Clinic. Dogs metabolize the drug very differently [Read the full story …]