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shots required where unvaccinated animals are not allowed

Shots Required: Where Unvaccinated Animals Are Not Allowed

Does your pet need their shots? The main reason to make sure that your pet is up to date on their vaccinations is to make sure that they live a long and healthy life. If you’ve been putting it off, know that there are a few things that you won’t be able to do, […]

Cosset Jumping | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

Patella Luxation: From Flightless to Limitless

MEET COSETTE As a puppy, Cosette could barely walk. A visit to SAGE, then known as Veterinary Surgical Associates, confirmed that she had medial patella luxation, an anatomical deformity in her hind limbs. “Medial patellar luxation, is a congenital and often hereditary mechanical dislocation of the patella in pets that ranges from mild Grade I, […]

how to treat vestibular disease for your older dog

How to Treat Vestibular Disease for Your Older Dog

If you have an older dog, who suddenly cannot stand up, the dog may have vestibular disease. It can look like a stroke, but it is a condition that will go away in a few days. What Is Vestibular Disease? The condition is a nervous disorder that causes the dog to have severe dizziness and, […]

Celebrate Earth Day with Your Pets | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

7 Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Pets

Earth Day is just around the corner. Let’s take a moment to talk about the carbon paw-print our pets leave behind and how you can go green with your pets. Just like humans, pets impact the amount of carbon emitted back into the atmosphere from a variety of sources such as pet food factories. Buying, […]

Pet Hydrotherapy | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

Hydrotherapy: Pets & Water Rehabilitation

Underwater treadmills (pet hydrotherapy) are an important treatment modality used by our SAGE Physical Rehabilitation department. As water provides both resistance and buoyancy, it can be a great treatment option for pets recovering from injury or those who are suffering from pain. As pets age or suffer injuries, it can become more and more, […]

National Walking Day: Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

Prevention: Heat Stroke in Dogs

When spring arrives and warmer days become more frequent, dog owners naturally want to spend more time outside with their pets. But as temperatures start to climb, so do the odds of heat stroke in dogs. This risk is especially great during the first heat wave of the year, when pets have not yet, […]

National Crayon Day: Printable Coloring Page | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

National Crayon Day: Free Printable Coloring Page

Break out your crayon boxes and let’s get coloring in honor of National Crayon Day! We’ve created a free printable coloring page to get your inner artist started. Download Printable Coloring Page Did you know that on March 31, 1903 Binney & Smith, Inc first started selling Crayola Crayons for just a nickel? The original box of, […]

Routine Vet Visit: Why Are They So Important?

Why are routine vet visits so vital for your pet? Many pet owners only visit their veterinarian when their pet is acting strange or sick, but it is very important that pet owners keep their pets on a routine schedule of visiting the vet. Just like humans, pets need frequent checkups to ensure everything, […]

New Puppy Checklist | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

New Puppy Checklist

Will your family be bringing home a new puppy soon? There are several items you’ll need to help get your furry new family member settled at his or her new home and we’ve created a new puppy checklist to help. While we call this our new puppy checklist, these items are needed for any, […]

Chicken Pot Pie Dog Treats | SAGE: Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care

Chicken Pot Pie Dog Treats

Ready for a Pi (π) Day tradition? We’ve done the math and calculated that your pup will love these savory homemade chicken pot pie dog treats! Try the recipe today.   Note: Please consult your veterinarian before changing your dog’s diet. And make sure to use ingredients that are all-natural and dog-friendly. You always want to, […]