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Jake’s Takes: Tails of the Online Pharmacy

If you like ordering pet medications and prescription food from those online pet supply retailers like and 1-800-Pet-Meds, I’m here to tell ya, that could be a mastiff-sized mistake! See the products sitting on either side of me in the picture? They look exactly alike, and all the packaging says they are. But nope—it […]

Is Your Pet Prepared?

Emergencies can happen any time of year, especially in our part of the country—floods, hurricanes, tornadoes—so it’s a good idea to make sure your family, including your pets, have what they need should a disaster occur. Here are a few tips to get you started: Get your pet microchipped. Microchips give your pet a much […]

Pet First Aid Awareness

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, and as summer approaches and we start searching for times to spend outdoors, it is important to be prepared in case anything should happen on your outdoor adventures. One of the most important ways you can prevent accidents and emergencies is by being aware. Keep your eye […]

Heartworm Awareness Month

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and a great time to highlight the importance of preventing this deadly disease in pets. At Bell Veterinary Hospital, we carry many FDA-approved preventative products which can be given monthly as a topical liquid or as an oral tablet. These products protect you pets not only against heartworm, but against other […]

Parasites Don’t Take Spring Break!

Know who else loves to be on the move in the spring time? Fleas, ticks and mosquitoes! Problem is, their favorite vacation spot is your pet…and you, if they get close enough. These pests are more than just annoying: fleas can transmit tapeworm and cause anemia, while ticks are well-known carriers of many diseases, including […]

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