Bordetella, the New Law and What You Need To Do

Bordetella is the bacteria that in rare instances can cause whooping cough in humans; dogs are far more susceptible. The bacteria transmits through direct contact as well as airborne droplets and when combined with the parainfluenza virus leads to the … Continue reading →

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Myth of the Month – Poinsettia Poisoning

We’ve all heard it, “Poinsettias are toxic to pets.”  In fact, poinsettias are not on the American Veterinary Medical Association’s list of plants that are poisonous to dogs and cats.  The sap can be irritating to the mouth or digestive … Continue reading →

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Table Scraps

Did you know that sage (a popular ingredient in stuffing) can cause digestive upset or neurologic depression?  Onions and garlic can cause red blood cell destruction and anemia.  Grapes and raisins can cause kidney failure.   Foods that agree with humans … Continue reading →

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Happy Holidays!

   It’s that time of year again, and if you’re like me, it’s all about the food!  The last thing you need is a trip to the veterinarian during the holiday season.  The following is a list to remind you … Continue reading →

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Thanksgiving Tips

Remember not to feed your dog table scraps or especially turkey bones! It can cause digestive upset or an obstruction. Happy Thanksgiving! Share on Facebook … Continue reading →

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What should I feed my Dog?

We’ve all noticed that ever-expanding line of dog foods at the pet store. There are hundreds of new diets and dietary supplements released every year—it’s overwhelming! Savvy dog owners don’t want to fall victim to promotional advertising, but simply comparing … Continue reading →

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We know dogs love tennis balls, BUT…

Did you know they can damage their teeth?  The brillo-like surface acts like a perfect file for tooth enamel.  I can always spot a tennis ball fanatic by the smooth, even, worn-down teeth.  Over time this can lead to exposure … Continue reading →

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Summer Heat

Did you know that heat stroke can be fatal? Obese pets, or those with airway problems are more at risk. Avoid exercise or prolonged walks in hot weather, and be sure to have cool water available at all times. Ask … Continue reading →

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Dr. Nulton’s Pets

Meet one of my all-time favorite pets. The magnificent Butter, along with all my other pets. Share on Facebook … Continue reading →

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Summertime Means Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm

Have you started your preventative measures for protecting your dogs and cats from fleas, ticks and heartworm disease? Summer’s almost here, and now is the time. There are so many options that can help keep your pet safe. Contact Dr. … Continue reading →

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