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Fall & Halloween Pet Safety in Highland Park

Fall & Halloween Pet Safety Autumn is a time of preparation for winter’s inevitable return, but it’s also a time to enjoy the tricks and treats of Halloween. However, there are some risks that come with the season, and it’s important to remember what these are so you can keep your pet safe and prevent…

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Summer Safety Tips for Highland Park Pets

What is your pet’s favorite outdoor activity? Is it playing fetch at the park; going for long walks; or swimming in the river or lake? No matter their favorite activity, it’s of paramount importance that they enjoy it safely. That’s where we can help. Our animal hospital team wants you to enjoy your summer with…

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Trendy Diets And Your Pet

Grain-free and exotic ingredient diets have become a trend in the pet food industry, likely based off the recent gluten-free and “gut healthy” human dieting trends. However, it’s not beneficial to apply these types of diets to animals as they have very different dietary requirements and metabolism. We often hear owners say they chose grain-free…

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Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some injuries are obvious, such as a cat with an open wound, while others have more…

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Easter Pet Poisons

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners, Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS assistant director at Pet Poison Helpline. “All parts of the Easter lily plant are poisonous…

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The Importance of Dental Care in St. Paul, MN

Bad breath…red gums…tartar buildup. These are just a few of the many signs of gum disease in pets. Did you know that, according to the American Veterinary Dental College, more than half of all dogs and cats show signs of gum disease by just 3 years of age? Since February is National Pet Dental Health,…

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5 Tips for Traveling with a Pet

Are you planning a weekend getaway with your pet to escape the cold this winter? Traveling with a pet can be fun, but it can also be stressful if you’re not prepared. As pet owners ourselves, the team at St. Paul Pet Hospital wants your pet to be safe during your trip, just like you…

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Get 12 Weeks of Flea & Tick Prevention

  With the return of summer comes the return of those pesky fleas and ticks. Did you know that these tiny critters can cause a number of health problems for your dog, ranging from flea allergy dermatitis, anemia, and Lyme disease? It’s true, and some of these conditions can even be fatal if left untreated.…

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Dr. Eric Ruhland named President of Cathedral Hill Business Association

Congratulations Dr. Eric, or shall we call you Dr. President? September 4th 2012 Dr. Eric was elected as president of the Cathedral Hill Business Association. Exciting things to come in this great neighborhood!

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