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Easy Nutrition Upgrade for Dogs

The book Unlocking the Canine Ancestral Diet addresses the weaknesses of modern dog food compared to the best approximation of the wild dog diet and provides simple diet supplements to dramatically upgrade nutrition.

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When and Why: Spaying and Neutering

There has been a lot of debate around Halifax and Dartmouth lately on the optimum time to spay or neuter your dog or cat. Shelters typically spay and neuter all puppies and kittens at very early ages i.e. 8-12 weeks.  More conventional neutering is done at 5-6 months of age.  Some people are opting to […]

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AHVMA UPDATE ON RABIES TITER TESTING

Dr. Bishop is a member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) and would like to share the following press release issued recently regarding Rabies titer testing. The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) became the first national veterinary organization to support efforts by Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) to improve rabies testing […]

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Under the Scope: Part 2

CYTOLOGY: At Full Circle we also carry out microscopic examination on skin scrapings and skin smears. Looking at the sample under the microscope can give us an idea if any infectious agents, such as bacteria or yeast, are in overabundance.  Aspirates and swabs of lumps, and skin samples can also give us information about the […]

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Under the Scope: Part 1

In the field of veterinary medicine, different laboratory tools are used to help diagnose different ailments. One of the most frequently uses is the microscope which allows us to take a closer look at things that are not  visible or distinct to the unaided eye. URINALYSIS One of the most common tests we run at Full […]

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Fun Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Treats for everyone! Many human treats on Halloween are toxic to pets.

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