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Local Dog With Unusual Heart Problem

We had an unusual case come through the hospital recently. Unusual in that we don’t see dogs with heart block very often and unusual because of the medical technology involved…. Read more

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Why Is My Dog Scratching?

That can be the $64,000 question for pet owners and veterinarians alike. Dog Scratching? 4 Common Itch Factors Is it fleas or mange (yikes!)? Fortunately, both are treatable. If you… Read more

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O.M.G. Is That a Flea?

Does My Dog Have Fleas? We certainly hope your dog or cat does not have fleas, but how can you tell? Finding adult fleas is harder than you think. They… Read more

Doggie Dip Tips

  This time of year marks the end-of-summer ritual when the area swimming pools close (sniff, sniff) for the season. Many pools open their doors for some canine craziness called a… Read more

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My Pet Is Lost!

What To Do When Your Pet Is Lost “Missing Cat, Please Help!” I glanced at the post. The sweet, grey face of Elizabeth stared out from the screen. I didn’t… Read more

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Did You Check for Ticks Today?

One of our staff, Kacie Wagner, is going through a scary time with her two-month-old son, Jett. She asked us to share her story in hopes of educating others to… Read more

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Noise or Storm Phobia in Dogs

No doubt, families dealing with noise or storm phobia face some true challenges. We want help by encouraging you to explore and learn as much as you can. To that… Read more

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Mosquito 101

This magnified image (above) is of a mosquito proboscis, or nose. So much for Eskimo kisses. (Note to self: Buy bug spray.) Slightly less scary is the leg.    … Read more

Kealie Rogers DVM

Get to Know Kealie Rogers, DVM

Welcome Kealie Rogers! We are excited to welcome Dr. Kealie Rogers to the Den Herder staff! She is entertaining us with her quick wit and quiet charm. She is seeing… Read more