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New Puppy Checklist

Jefferson Animal Hospital has provided you with a checklist of things you will need when getting your new puppy! Crate Helps with potty training Gives puppy a safe place High quality puppy food Feed less Less stool Better overall health Chew toys Keeps human toys safe Prevents foreign body Surgeries Treats Help with training Leash […]

Obedience and Behavior Training

Obedience and Behavior Training Training is a very important factor to having a well mannered healthy pet. With proper training, you and your pet will have a happier relationship and build a stronger bond together. Whether you plan on training your pet to do therapy work, sniff out bombs, compete in agility, weight pull or […]

Puppy Vaccinations

Distemper: Distemper is a widespread, highly contagious virus that can cause vomiting, diarrhea, high fever, respiratory infections and seizures. It is about 90% fatal and survivors are usually impaired for life. —Hepatitis: Infectious canine hepatitis (ICH) is a highly contagious viral disease affecting the liver and other organs. Symptoms range widely, from mild to severe, and include […]

Puppy First-Aid Kit

Suggested Items For Your Puppy’s First-Aid Kit: 2 rolls of 3” gauze bandage 3” X 3” gauze sponges Nonstick adhesive tape Nonstick bandages Antibiotic ointment (e.g. Neosporin, Animax) Water soluble lubricating jelly (e.g. K-Y Brand)- to take temperatures and to keep debris out of open wounds Sterile saline solution (e.g. those used for contact lenses) […]

Common Pet Toxins

Household Items Bleach Disinfectants Fabric Softener Tobacco Products Lighter Fluid Rat and Mouse Poison Insect Products Potpourri Solvents Oven Cleaner Foods Chocolate Onions and Onion Powder Coffee Grapes Garlic Alcohol Tea Leaves Macadamia Nuts Raisins Salt Gum and Candy Xylitol, (Sugar Substitute)/Sugar Free Gum Avocado Medications Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Acetaminophen Cold and Flu Medications Diet Pills […]