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One of our most asked questions. At D.E.L.T.A. Rescue we don’t just use one brand of dog or cat food. Many factors are taken into consideration before feeding each of our animals.  In our “Ask the Vet” section of our …

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One of our vets is teaching now. But before she left, she asked me if she could do a study on our cats and feline stomatitis, a very painful mouth disease. Dr. Joanne Sohn just got her paper published in …

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Canine influenza is a relatively new infection in dogs. It is caused by 2 serotypes H3N8 and the less frequent H3N2. The signs are an acute respiratory infection manifested by a soft moist cough, nasal discharge, lack of appetite, and …

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Topic: Valentine Dangers to Your Pet by D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown With Valentine’s Day just around the corner be aware of some treats and gifts that can be toxic or dangerous to your pets. Lilies are often included …

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Topic: Beware Ibuprofen in Dogs by D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown Ibuprofen is a common non-steroidal ant-inflammatory used in humans for analgesia. Its relative safety in people have led some well meaning pet owners to consider its use in …

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Topic: How Simple is that Dental Procedure? by D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown Dentistry is a major component of health care in our pets today. These procedures are routine but that does not mean they are simple. Most dog …

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Topic: Using Multiple Pet Products Together Safely by D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown As a veterinarian, I am frequently asked how to safely eliminate pests around the house and pets. Insecticides with the active ingredient pyrethrin are generally safe …

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Topic: A Particularly Bad Year For Ticks by D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown We are being challenged at the sanctuary by this pesky pest! Discussions with my colleagues indicate this seems to be a common problem, at least throughout …

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Topic: Spring Injuries by D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown After a long, cold winter we are all anxious to get back to outdoor activities! Your faithful companions are anxious to get back out with you. Be aware there are …

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D.E.L.T.A. Rescue veterinarian, Dr. Gaylord Brown The old advice of vaccinating your cat or dog with all vaccines available on a yearly basis has come under close scrutiny. Research has indicated there may be some health problems linked to over …

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