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  • How Your Dog Cools Himself Down

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    The human body cools itself down during hot weather or vigorous exercise using one method: sweating. As the sweat on your skin evaporates, it cools you down. But your dog, of course, is covered in fur. So how do our canine companions’ bodies cool themselves in … Read More »

  • Serving Our Clients with Curbside Service

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    Keeping pets healthy is our passion. The past few months have been unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. On behalf of the entire Animal Hospital of Richmond team, we would like to take a moment to say thank you again for your loyalty and support. As our … Read More »

  • Poison Ivy and Pets

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    For humans, one of the bad parts about spending time outside during warm weather is the risk of coming into contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac. Did you know that these plants can also affect our pets? It’s not extremely common for pets to develop … Read More »

  • Fun Facts About Siamese Cats

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    April 6th is National Siamese Cat Day! Known for being charismatic and talkative, these cute cats have some very loyal fans. A vet lists some fun facts about these remarkable felines below. What’s In A Name? The name Siamese cat translates to wichien-matt which means “moon … Read More »

  • COVID-19 Updates

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    April 14, 2020 Dear friends, This is truly an unprecedented time we are experiencing. Our deepest thanks to everyone for their patience and kindness as we determine how best to continue to care for the animals of our community. With our reduced staffing, the Animal Hospital … Read More »

  • Understanding AKC Dog Groups

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    The puparazzi are getting pretty excited. The Westminster Kennel Show starts February 10th! It’s always fun to see these pampered pooches strutting their stuff! As you may know, dog shows typically divide their furry contestants into breed groups. A veterinarian goes over the AKC’s official groups … Read More »