Pet Education Library

Catskill Veterinary Services, PLLC provides you with a full library of pet medical information from the Veterinary Information Network. 

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Aggression Between Familiar Dogs

Christine Calder, DVM, DACVB Date Published: 12/21/2020   Aggression between familiar dogs in the same household is a common occurrence and is one of the most common reasons that dogs are surrendered, rehomed, or euthanized. This aggression can be secondary to...

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Adopting a Shelter Dog

Miranda Spindel, DVM, MS Date Published: 06/12/2018   Deciding to add a new animal to your family is an exciting time! It can be very rewarding to choose to adopt a dog or puppy from an animal shelter or rescue program. Not only will you be adding a wonderful...

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Alcohol Poisoning

Becky Lundgren, DVM Date Published: 07/04/2005 Date Reviewed/Revised: 02/18/2020   Dogs and cats can get more than just drunk when they drink ethanol, isopropanol, or methanol -- they can get a trip to the emergency room. Pets can die from ingesting alcohol. What...

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Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

The VIN Dermatology Consultants Date Published: 09/15/2003 Date Reviewed/Revised: 04/21/2021 Atopic dermatitis in dogs (allergic dermatitis, canine atopy) is a hypersensitivity or over-reaction to a variety of commonplace and otherwise harmless substances in the...

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Aspergillosis in Dogs

Wendy Brooks, DVM, DABVP Date Published: 04/19/2007 Date Reviewed/Revised: 09/01/2021   Fungi of the Aspergillus genus are well known to most people as the lacy, fluffy mold that grows on foods kept a bit too long. There are over 180 species of Aspergillus fungi...

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Anal Sac Tumors in Dogs

Elizabeth Riley, Veterinary Student Class of 2023 Date Published: 07/22/2021 If your dog has ever scooted their rear end across your carpet, they were probably trying to empty their anal sacs. Humans don’t have anal sacs, but dogs and cats, along with many other...

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