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Why is my dog itching–and how do I make it stop?

Excessive itching and scratching is one of the most common reasons a dog may go to the vet. Whether they are scratching their sides, licking their paws or constantly shaking their ears, all of this itching can have a negative impact on your dog’s quality of life and your own.So why does your dog itch? [...]

Meet Morgan!

Meet Morgan! What is your job at MAH? Veterinary Technician. Why do you love your job at MAH? I love the positive work environment created by my coworkers. The camaraderie and shared passion for animal care make each day fulfilling, and I am grateful for the opportunity to learn and grow as a veterinary technician [...]

Why is My Cat Peeing Outside the Litter Box?

Why is my cat peeing outside the litter box? Cats are typically litter box trained and pee inside of a litter box. Sometimes, though, your cat will urinate in another spot- anything from bed to a carpet to a pile of laundry! This is not a typical or desired behavior from cats, and is medically [...]

Meet Travis, a Sulcata Tortoise!

The Sulcata Tortoise is native to the Sahara Desert and the Sahel, a transitional eco-region of semi-arid grasslands, scrub, and savannah in northern Africa. Sulcatas are big, slow, and tough survivalists. Adults average 18 inches in shell length and 70 to 100 pounds in weight, but specimens reaching two to three feet in length and [...]

Should I Make My Pet Vomit?

Unfortunately, our canine and feline friends do not always have the best judgment on what they should or should not eat. Inevitably, most pet parents will find themselves in a situation in which their beloved cat or dog has eaten something that is toxic – leaving us with the question: Should I make my pet [...]

Pre-Visit Medications for Your Pets!

Over 80% of dogs and cats experience fear and anxiety when they visit the vet’s office. Why is this important? Fearful and scared patients may not be able to be examined as thoroughly, and may not be able to have needed testing like a blood draw. They may have fear-based aggression which is a safety [...]

Meet Megan!

What is your job at MAH? I assist the doctors and RVTs with routine appointments, dental cleanings, surgeries, lab work, radiographs, and lots more. Because I’m a student, I get to help with a little bit of everything! Why do you love MAH? It’s the perfect environment to learn with lots of opportunity and the [...]

Meet Yoshi the Bearded Dragon

Meet Yoshi! Yoshi is a Bearded Dragon. This is a good time to remind our Bearded Dragon clients that during the summer, the temperatures inside a bearded dragon terrarium may become warmer due to the higher ambient temperatures in your home. Because of this you need to closely monitor the temperatures within the basking area, [...]

Don’t Snooze on Your Pet’s Annual Wellness Visit

Matilda has an important reminder: Don’t snooze on your pet’s annual wellness visit. Why you say? Routine wellness visits are a great way to help your pet live a healthy life for as long as possible. These visits can help us detect potential health issues early and may help you avoid larger treatment costs that [...]

Meet Victoria

What’s your job at MAH? I’m part-time as a Customer Service Representative and Bookkeeper. Why do you love MAH? I love that MAH has many different personality types who work together amazingly well. We are very supportive of each other and help each other throughout the day whenever possible. What’s a fun fact about you? [...]

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