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Dr. Stacey Kilcullen DVM – Advisory Board Member


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Little Silver Animal Hospital

Caring For Senior Pets

Caring For Senior Pets

Senior pet care is hard. Seeing their faces get more grey, or their eyes becoming more opaque, or struggling for them to get up, is tough on us and them. What can we do for our senior pets to make sure they age well? Being a veterinarian, I believe it is important for...

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Which Dog Should I Get?

Which Dog Should I Get?

Which is the best dog to get, best breed, and best age. That’s a loaded question. The better question is what is best for you and your family’s needs. Do you have young children or old children, a child with special needs, or allergies? Puppies Typically puppies are...

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Toxic Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

Toxic Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

By now most people know that certain foods are not safe for our animals. For example, chocolate for dogs has the main ingredient theobromine, which causes cardiac abnormalities. The richer the chocolate, the higher the levels of theobromine. So put down those truffles...

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Best Pet Insurance – 2019

Best Pet Insurance – 2019

I am often asked, "what is the best pet insurance." Pet insurance in general seems to be a controversial discussion. The best pet insurance of 10, or even 5 years ago, is not the one that I would recommend today. Ten years ago most insurance companies would use the...

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Fleas & Ticks, Oh My

Fleas & Ticks, Oh My

Year-Round Concern For Pets Fleas & Ticks Carry Diseases This category may be unsettling for some but it’s an important one to discuss. Fleas and ticks carry several diseases. In California right now they have a resurgence of Typhus,  a disease caused by bacteria...

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Dog Dental Care Tips

Dog Dental Care Tips

Every animal has the potential for dental disease. A dog has 42 adult teeth. Experience shows that by three years of age, most dogs have some evidence of periodontal disease. We tend to see a significantly higher incidence of periodontal disease in small toy breeds....

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