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Separation Anxiety: The Fear of Being Alone

Dogs are highly social, and most dogs thrive best when they have company. Being alone results in separation anxiety and other separation-related behaviors for many dogs. Veterinarians are seeing an increase in separation anxiety since Covid-19, as many owners who were working from home, are now returning to the office. How do I know if…
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7 Common Household Pet Poisons in St. Paul, MN

Every year, thousands of pets are poisoned by common, everyday things. Make sure you are aware of what to keep away from your pet, and what to do if an accident does happen. If you have any questions, call St. Paul Pet Hospital in Cathedral Hill at (651) 789-6275 or Highland Park at (651) 789-0099.…
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When to Call an Emergency Veterinarian at St Paul Pet Hospital

It is not always obvious what represents an emergency and when to call the veterinarian. If your pet has an illness or injury, it is important to stay calm, evaluate the situation, and act quickly. A pet emergency could be anything from your cat or dog bleeding to your pet being unconscious and not getting…
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At-Home Dog Grooming Tips

You want your dog to look and feel their best. While regular grooming is needed for all breeds of dogs, there is not always time for taking your dog to the groomer. So, what can you do in between visits to the groomer? Keeping your dog’s hair trimmed and nails clipped may be something you…
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Symptoms of Kennel Cough in St. Paul, MN

Do you think your dog might have kennel cough? Are you looking for more information to help you decide whether or not to go to the veterinarian for this condition? If so, you’re in the right place. Description Canine infectious tracheobronchitis (ITB), also known as kennel cough, results from infection of the respiratory tract with…
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When to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Each Spring, shelters and rescues across the country see a dramatic increase in the number of dogs and cats needing loving homes. It is what is known as Kitten Season or Puppy Season. As pet owners, we want to see all of these sweet canines and felines get adopted but taking another pet in might…
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Summer Pet Safety Tips for St. Paul

Summer is a favorite season for many of us, including our pets! Longer walks outside, more adventures hiking with the family, and sun-bathing are all favorite summer pastimes. Yet, the summer season can bring about dangers, too. At St. Paul Pet Hospital, we want you to enjoy as much quality time with your pet outdoors…
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Responsible Pet Ownership

Pet ownership is extremely rewarding and gives us the privilege of sharing our lives with loving companions. We all want to be the best guardians for our dogs and cats, who rely on us for their every need. Our animal hospital in St. Paul is happy to provide lifelong care for pets and take part…
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Fall & Halloween Pet Safety in St. Paul

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 for Pets in St. Paul

Summer is many people’s favorite time of year, and the same is true for our pets! Dogs can enjoy more outdoor time for their walks and often go on summer adventures with the family, while our indoor cats love all the sun-bathing that comes with the season. Yet this pleasant and enjoyable season has its…
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