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Fall Pet Health Tips

While we’re all looking forward to a cooler fall in Central Oregon, after a record breaking hot summer, there are hazards to your pet that come with fall weather. Here are some tips and insights from Blue Sky Veterinary Clinic to help your pet stay healthy in the fall season. Mushrooms Fall is a big…
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Air Quality and Your Pets

Everyone in Central Oregon is talking about the local forest fires. It seems that lately we just can’t catch a break on smoke from the fires and extreme heat. As we head into fall we hope the smoke will dissipate, and our hardworking firefighters will get fire under control. Until then, we’re all worried about…
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Probiotics for your Pet

If you’ve ever heard of pet probiotics, you may have wondered if it’s really beneficial for your furry friend. We’re here to break down the benefits of probiotics and how it can actually help things like digestive issues and more. Digestive problems If your dog or cat has digestive problems most veterinarians will recommend using…
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Keeping your Pet Safe During the Eclipse

We’ve all heard about the coming Solar Eclipse in Central Oregon, or “ApocEclipse” as some are calling it. We’re all preparing for the hordes of people to descend into Central Oregon, and some of us may even be making plans to cope with the influx of traffic, etc. Don’t forget to plan for your pet’s…
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How to know if your dog is a good neighbor?

We’ve all experienced an annoying neighborhood dog. The endless barking gets on the nerves quickly, and you begin to wonder why the owner lets them bark for hours on end. The truth is the owner may not be aware of the barking or aggressive behavior. This makes you start to wonder, how does your dog…
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Water Safety for your Dog

You may think the doggy paddle comes natural to your pooch, but you might be mistaken. Some dogs take to water like fish, and some are slower to trust it. Not all dogs are born with the knowledge of how to swim and love the water, and some will be afraid of it their entire…
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Rattlesnakes and your Curious Dog

Something to consider during summer in the high desert is rattlesnakes. If you and your pup are fans of venturing out and taking hikes together it might be something that has crossed your mind. While there are immunizations for your pet, they can be pricey and you’re still required to bring your pet in, if…
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Dog Days of Summer

When the hot days of summer hit, it’s important to keep a close eye on your pup, especially if you’re spending lots of time outside. There are certain indicators that can tip you off when your pet isn’t feeling 100 percent. Take some time and be observant of your pet and their behavior. Paws If…
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Hiking with Pets – Do’s and Don’ts

Taking your dog hiking can be a ton of fun, not only for you, but for your furry friend. It can be a change for them to get out of doors, and off-leash, get some exercise and be free. Here are some tips to keep your dog safe, while you’re hiking. Do your research Make…
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What to do if your Pet has Spring Allergies

Spring is here and so are the flowers, blooming trees, and floating specks of pollen. You may be sneezing non-stop, have a runny nose and itchy eyes. Did you know your pets can have allergy attacks too? They may not show reactions in the same way, but your pet might be responding to all the…
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