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The Case of Three Itchy Pets

Allergic pets are typically itchy, and the excessive scratching can be distressing for you and your pet. Determining the culprit behind your pet’s inflamed skin can take time, and our team at Leland Veterinary Clinic wants you to know what to expect if your pet is affected, by discussing a few itchy pet cases. Pet [...]

Getting to the Heart of Heartworm Disease in Pets

Bzzzz. Bzzzz. An annoying mosquito flits past your ear and you angrily swat the pest away. A mosquito may be a minor annoyance for you, but can be deadly to your pet. Mosquitoes can carry heartworm microfilariae (i.e., larvae), and transmit them to your cat or dog during a bite. These tiny larvae can grow [...]

Get Social—5 Puppy Socialization Benefits

New puppies are adorable blank slates and little sponges. In the best case scenario, their curious personalities and impressionable minds are carefully molded into well-behaved and confident companions. Unfortunately, well-intentioned owners can accidentally shape puppies into nervous, fearful, or reactive adults who are challenging—if not impossible.  Proper puppy socialization is the key difference between a [...]

5 Pet Dental Health Care Tips

You feed your pet top quality food, ensure their water bowl remains clean and full, and exercise them regularly, but properly caring for your pet also includes caring for their dental health. Skipping this important step can compromise your pet’s overall health. Our team at Leland Veterinary Clinic wants to help by providing tips to [...]

6 Reasons Veterinary Wait Times Are So Long

If you were surprised by the long wait times the last time you called to schedule a veterinary appointment for your pet, you aren’t alone. The pandemic hit the veterinary industry hard, overloading practices across the country, and resulting in longer wait times. Our team at Leland Veterinary Clinic wants to help you understand what [...]

Protect Your Pet Through the 12 Days of Christmas

The holidays are approaching with alarming speed, and as you navigate from the partridge in a pear tree to 12 drummers drumming, you should take certain precautions to ensure your pet remains safe. Our team at Leland Veterinary Clinic shares tips to help you protect your pet through the 12 days of Christmas. On the [...]

Recipe for Disaster—Protect Your Pet This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving recipes are passed down from generation to generation, inherited like treasured heirlooms among family members and friends, creating warm memories in the kitchen and at the table. Don’t let your heartwarming day of nostalgia and gratitude be interrupted by a canine or feline catastrophe—Thanksgiving is stuffed tighter than a turkey with pet safety and [...]

Trick-or-Treating and Pet Safety

Whether you are more interested in visiting haunted houses, or competing in costume competitions, Halloween can be a fun and exciting time. However, the holiday can present potential dangers for your pet. Our team at Leland Veterinary Clinic wants to offer advice, to keep your pet safe this Halloween. Trick your pet to stay home [...]

Take a Shot for Pet Health During National Immunization Month

Gather your pets, and raise a biscuit or feather wand to National Immunization Month. August is officially dedicated as a time to recognize the significant role preventive vaccinations have played and continue to play in veterinary medicine and worldwide public health. To acknowledge our gratitude, and increase awareness, Leland Veterinary Clinic has put together a [...]

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