Category Archives: What’s New

Interested in grain-free?

We get so many questions about how to choose the right food for our clients’ pets. One of the most common questions we get is whether or not a grain-free diet is necessary for dogs. While cats are carnivores, dogs … Continue reading

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Pet Poison App from ASPCA

We just found out about this great app to help with pet poison questions! It’s called APCC by ASPCA. It is broken down into categories by species, then by type of potential poison (plants, medications, etc). It is then color-coded … Continue reading

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Concerns About Canine Influenza

We have been getting lots of questions about the canine influenza outbreak in Chicago. Currently, we are not aware of any outbreaks in Minnesota. If you are concerned about your dog contracting the disease or if you are traveling to … Continue reading

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Up to the minute food recall information

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February is National Pet Dental Month!

Did you know that 70% of cats over 4 have dental disease? Or-that toy breeds may be more prone to dental disease?  Pet Periodontal disease can lead to pain, bad breath, and tooth loss. In honor of National Pet Dental … Continue reading

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Check Out Our New Facebook Page!

We are excited to announce that we now have a facebook page. Please “Like” us on Facebook for helpful hints and fun tid-bits! Also feel free to post pictures of your adorable pets! http://www.facebook.com/mobileprotection#!/pages/Lyndale-Animal-Hospital/126019040878512

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New feline vaccine protocol now being used at Lyndale Animal Hospital!

In an effort to reduce the risks of vaccinations, while continuing to protect our pets from fatal infectious diseases, the nonadjuvanted rabies and feline leukemia vaccines are now being used on our feline patients at Lyndale Animal Hospital. Both of … Continue reading

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Spring is upon us and so are the bugs! Part III: Heartworm

HEARTWORM Heartworm is a parasitic worm that lives, as an adult, in the heart and pulmonary arteries of the dog (and very rarely, the cat). The parasite is transmitted to a dog by a bite from an infected mosquito. Simply … Continue reading

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Spring is upon us and so are the bugs! Part II: Ticks

TICKS Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that can attach to dogs, cats and humans, and transmit deadly diseases. Adult ticks hang out in grasses and bushes and wait for an animal to pass by so they can attach and feed. Ticks … Continue reading

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Spring is upon us and so are the bugs! Part I: Fleas

Here’s some information on what you need to know about potential parasitic threats to our furry friends and how to protect them. Fleas Although your pets can get fleas at any time of the year, pets tend to be at … Continue reading

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