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Laser Therapy Reduces Pain and Speeds Healing

Scout is ready for his laser treatment!   Olathe Animal Hospital is excited to offer our clients Companion Laser Therapy. Laser therapy provides a non-invasive, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of conditions and can be performed in… Read more

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Indestructible Toys

October 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Behavior, Canine, Dogs, Pet Care Library

That moment when you walk into your house to find white fluff and pieces of your dog’s favorite dismembered toy strung throughout the living room…again! Finding a good quality dog toy that can stand up to even the heaviest of chewers and not have the potential for health problems can be… Read more

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Anesthesia Safety Precautions

If you have ever had your pet under anesthesia at our hospital, you know that we do not take anesthesia lightly.  However, many people don’t realize what we do or why we do it.  This past week gave us a perfect example of why we require these safety measures for anesthetic procedures.  Before… Read more

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Veterinary Oral Health Council

October 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Cats, Dogs, Pet Care Library

The Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) is an organization designed to “recognize products that meet pre-set standards of plaque and calculus (tartar) retardation in dogs and cats.”  The VOHC recognizes these products by giving them their “seal of acceptance.”  In order to achieve the… Read more

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Chewing gum can be toxic!

December 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Cats, Dogs

Many types of sugar free products contain a product called xylitol.  These products may be chewing gums, candies, or even some medications.  Although xylitol is safe for people, it is toxic to dogs. How does xylitol cause toxicity? Xylitol causes the pancreas to release large amounts of… Read more

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Option for dogs who get car sick

December 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Dogs

Does your dog suffer from motion sickness? We now have an option ideal for treatment of motion sickness in dogs. It’s called Cerenia (maropitant), and just one tablet can alleviate the nausea associated with motion sickness for 24 hours. If you’re planning to do some traveling, but are… Read more

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Leptospirosis

February 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Dogs

Leptospirosis (aka lepto) is a bacterial disease that is often life threatening.  The bacteria are shed in the urine of infected animals, including wildlife, and so most commonly affect animals that spend a lot of time outdoors.  It is of most concern to dogs, but rarely affects cats as well. … Read more

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Dog ate naproxen tablet (Aleve)

February 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Dogs

Pugs will eat anything–especially Hagrid! His mom is aware of his vacuum-like ability to slurp up anything on the floor that’s even remotely interesting (especially if it’s “off-limits”). So when she accidentally dropped an Aleve (naproxen) tablet on the floor, and Hagrid snatched it up, she… Read more

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Heartworm protection that lasts 6 months

January 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Dogs

Would you be interested in protecting your dog from a devastating disease caused by worms blocking blood flow in the heart by our giving an injection once every six months as opposed to trying to remember to give a pill once a month and then having to remember to pick up refills?  What if it cost… Read more

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Rat poison and dogs

January 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Dogs

Thankfully, we don’t see rat poisoning too often here at Olathe Animal Hospital. But the patient we saw recently was a good reminder of the importance of keeping dogs away from rat poison. Penny is a healthy, 3-year old Maltese who came to see us after possible ingestion of a small amount of… Read more

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