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Microchipping Your Pet

Will Rogers said, “The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what is the matter – he’s just got to know.” If only our pets could talk, they could tell us where they hurt, when they’re hungry, ask us to go outside, inform us that they have to use […]

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Intestinal Parasites

 Intestinal parasites, or worms in dogs and cats, can cause many different symptoms in our pets, but most commonly they cause diarrhea.  We recommend checking a stool sample in puppies, kittens, and any pet with diarrhea to determine if they have an intestinal parasite.  Some of the parasites that can infect your pet are zoonotic, which […]

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Heartworm Prevention

Yorkshire Veterinary Hospital is a proud advocate of Heartworm prevention. Without the administration of a heartworm preventative, your pet could get heartworm disease, a potentially deadly disease of the heart and lungs. Heartworms are transmitted to dogs by mosquitoes. Mosquitoes transmit immature heartworms from an infected dog to a healthy dog. All dogs are at […]

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Benvolio – The Miracle Cat

Oftentimes clients ask us what we love about working in the veterinary field! Aside from our obvious love and passion for animals, we truly cherish special stories like this one. As much as we love writing our blogs, we thought Benvolio’s journey would be best told by his new mommy. Gini is a true hero! […]

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How do you Recognize Periodontal Disease?

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! The chips and dip are ready for noshing, and it’s time to dunk the buffalo chicken wings into the tasty ranch and bleu cheese dressing. Your friends gather comfortably on the couch in front of the television, anxiously waiting for the big game to begin. Your teenage son Brandon decides that […]

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It’s Official! We are now a cat Friendly Practice!

Mango Bob has been Yorkshire Veterinary Hospital’s mascot and greeter of clients for almost nine years. His loving personality and friendly disposition has made him a favorite attraction at our hospital. Our staff and clients absolutely love him, and he is quite fearless of most visitors. Mango Bob represents Yorkshire’s everlasting love for cats. We […]

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Pet Dental Health – Why Home Care?

Veterinarians need your help! You can be a proactive participant in the care of your pet’s dental health by providing consistent at home dental care. Home dental care is essential to maintain proper oral hygiene and overall animal health. Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition among adult dogs and cats. Prevention of dental […]

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Blood Donation – Your Dog Can Save a Life

Posted on 12-11-2014 Did you know dogs and cats need blood transfusions just like humans?  There are many reasons for an animal to need a blood transfusion ranging from a traumatic injury such as a car accident to an autoimmune disease causing anemia.  When a pet needs a blood transfusion, we are very fortunate to have […]

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My Dog Can Get Cavities?!

Surprisingly, dogs can get cavities just like people!  Cavities in dogs tend to happen on the flat, chewing teeth in the back of the mouth which are hard for pet parents to reach when they brush.  Cavities (also called caries) are caused by bacteria on teeth.  The bacteria overgrows when it is exposed to a […]

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