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    Ask the Expert: Itching and skin diseases

    Ask the Expert: Itching and skin diseases

    Posted 10:28 AM 7/29/2010 by Dr. Bonnie Markoff

    Dear Jackie,

    I am so sorry Baby is so miserable with this itching. Skin disease can be very simple or very complicated. If it gets complicated, it can be expensive to diagnose and to treat. Let's hope Baby's condition has a simple answer.

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    Ask the Expert: Vomiting after meals

    Ask the Expert: Vomiting after meals

    Posted 10:17 AM 7/29/2010 by Dr. Bonnie Markoff

    Dear Anna,

    Thank you for telling us about Asia. Vomiting after meals is a common problem and can be very disconcerting (let alone messy!) Luckily, there is much that can be done to help Asia to be happier and healthier. There is no doubt that vomiting after every meal is not normal.

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    Before You Breed

    Before You Breed

    Posted 12:52 PM 4/12/2010 by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    Many pet owners dream about breeding their beloved pets. The thought of having a bunch of puppies or kittens in your home can be very exciting. It is so good for children to learn about life by helping with the birthing process. Unfortunately, there are many things that can go wrong, and the (More)


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    Arthritis

    Arthritis

    Posted 1:54 PM 1/12/2010 by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    The word arthritis means inflammation of the joints.  There are many types of arthritis with many different causes. 

    The most (More)


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    Preventing your pets from overeating

    Preventing your pets from overeating

    Posted 9:58 AM 12/28/2009 by By By Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    You are probably eating more this month than usual. Do you find yourself grazing through Christmas goodies in the employee lunchroom or at parties? When food is easily available, we will eat even if we are not hungry.

    The same is true for our pets. There are a few animals who manage their (More)


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    Snacks for your pets

    Snacks for your pets

    Posted 9:56 AM 12/28/2009 by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    We have been looking at obesity in pets this month. Last week we talked about limiting food intake by feeding meals. Excess snacks can be a big problem for many of our pets, especially dogs.

    It is natural to want to give your pets treats when they do good things. I find myself wanting to (More)


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    Obesity

    Obesity

    Posted 1:53 PM 12/4/2009 by By Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    December is a month of indulgence. It is hard to stay fit when there are cookies, candies and cups of eggnog at every gathering. This seems like a good time to address obesity in pets.

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    Fleas

    Fleas

    Posted 3:11 PM 11/23/2009 by By Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    One of the drawbacks to the wonderful weather here on the Central Coast is that we have fleas all year ‘round.

    Fleas enjoy (More)


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    Food Allergies

    Food Allergies

    Posted 3:08 PM 11/23/2009 by By Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    Many owners feel that food is the cause of their pet's skin problems, but it is not the most common cause of itching, hair loss or even intestinal disease.

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    Itching and Scratching

    Itching and Scratching

    Posted 3:05 PM 11/23/2009 by By Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    As I write this, we are enjoying another predictable "Indian Summer" - it is 80 degrees in November!

    Whenever we start off the fall with (More)


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    Behavior Problems

    Behavior Problems

    Posted 2:55 PM 11/23/2009 by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    Good Citizens,

    This month we have focused on behavior issues - anxiety, aggression and litter box (More)


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    Litter Box Woes

    Litter Box Woes

    Posted 2:54 PM 11/23/2009 by Bonnie Markoff, DVM, ABVP

    Perhaps the most common cat behavior problems we deal with at Animal Care Clinic revolve around the litter box.

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