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Is It Time to Let Go of My Pet?

Is It Time to Let Go of My Pet?

Letting go of a pet when they’ve reached the end of their lifespan is incredibly difficult, and it’s even more challenging to determine how to make that decision. At Andover Animal Hospital, we strive to inform and support you and your family through this painful...

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5 Signs Your Pet Has Seasonal Allergies

5 Signs Your Pet Has Seasonal Allergies

You may or may not have noticed recently that the tree pollen count in Minnesota has been relatively high lately. While the pollen is making you sneeze and rub your watery, itchy eyes, they could also be wreaking havoc on your pet's skin. Seasonal allergies appear...

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What You Need to Know about Heartworm Disease in Pets

What You Need to Know about Heartworm Disease in Pets

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and our team at Andover Animal Hospital is debunking common heartworm myths to help pet owners understand the importance of year-round prevention. We understand that heartworm disease can be a confusing topic, so let’s get...

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How to Tell If Your Pet Needs Urgent Care

How to Tell If Your Pet Needs Urgent Care

The team at Andover Animal Hospital knows how stressful and scary it can be when it comes to pet emergencies. When your pet is ill or injured, you probably spring into a panic, thinking your four-legged friend is in dire need of veterinary care. However, while some...

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Learn How to Clean Your Pet’s Ears

Learn How to Clean Your Pet’s Ears

When was the last time you've cleaned your pet's ears? If your answer is never, now is a good time to start. If your pet is an allergy sufferer, they may need their ears cleaned at least once a week to stave off allergy-related ear infections. Otherwise, it's still a...

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Everything You Need to Know about Anal Glands in Pets

Everything You Need to Know about Anal Glands in Pets

Have you ever caught your dog scooting along your carpet? Besides how humorous the scenario can be, there's actually a reason why your pooch might be doing that, and it might be because your pet may be experiencing anal gland issues.  What are anal glands in pets?...

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Cat Aggression: What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

Cat Aggression: What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

Ever been petting your cat when they seem to suddenly turn on you, transforming from purring and sweet to evil and attacking? Cats can be mysterious creatures, and many owners of cats become frustrated with their seemingly erratic or aggressive behavior. The key to...

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At-Home Dental Care Options for Pets

At-Home Dental Care Options for Pets

You gave it a good shot, but the stress from trying to brush your pet’s teeth simply isn’t worth it. No matter how slowly you tried to introduce flavored toothpaste and a variety of brushes, your furry pal said, “No way!” and scampered away. But, you have other...

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