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May 30, 2018

The Health Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond (Part 1)

By Robyn Smith, DVM RBVH At Home (House Calls Service)   Pet owners enjoy a wide range of benefits from living with pets – companionship and entertainment are top among them – but emerging research is proving there are ...

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Mar 13, 2018

Ticks, Fleas, and Allergies

Springtime is on the way and along with it comes seasonal allergies and parasites. RBVH is here to help! Seasonal allergies in the dog and cat are very different from humans. Dogs and cats show ...

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Mar 12, 2018

Essential Oils and Pet Safety

By Elizabeth Orcutt, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM) You’ve heard of essential oils. They smell good. They are natural. They help with a variety of ailments. So, what can be wrong with them? Recently there ...

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Nov 01, 2017

5 Reasons Why Having a Cat is Good for Your Health

By Elaina Kabatchnick, DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine)   The health benefits of being a cat owner can’t be denied any longer! The Center for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute of Health (NIH), and ...

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Oct 20, 2017

Signs That Your Family Pet May Need a Trip to the Emergency Room

By Allison Sande, DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), DACVECC You should never feel hesitant or embarrassed to call a veterinarian if you are concerned about the health of your pet. Veterinarians and their staff ...

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Jun 06, 2017

How to Pick the Right Exotic Pet for your Family

Traditionally, cats and dogs are the most common household pets. Most owners understand the social nature, time requirement, and cost of care associated with these popular pets and often make informed decisions before adopting a cat or ...

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Apr 26, 2017

How Physical Rehabilitation Helps Pets Recover & Live Fuller Lives

Veterinary physical rehabilitation is a medical field devoted to enhancing the recovery of a debilitated or injured animal. It involves an understanding of the pet’s metabolism and how the pet is affected by exercise, disease, ...

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Mar 15, 2017

Rodenticides Containing Bromethalin have Deadly Outcomes for Cats and Dogs

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital has seen a recent increase in cats being accidentally poisoned by rodenticide. Medical diagnostics for these cats show damage to their nervous systems which is consistent with the reported effects of ...

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Sep 26, 2016

Treating animals with acupuncture

While acupuncture may seem like a new age trend, it is an actually an ancient form of healing and disease prevention that is over 4000 years old. It was initially developed for humans but the ...

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Aug 12, 2016

Getting to Know Your Pet’s Skin

Do you know which organ is the largest one in the body? I’ll give you a hint: most people don’t think of me as an organ! If you guessed the skin, give yourself a high ...

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