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    Fear Free Practice

    Nov 02 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    Tonight I will attend a continuing education meeting about “Making your practice Fear free.” Fear- Free are the latest buzz words in the world of veterinary medicine. A “Fear Free”…

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    Am I feeding my old dog right?

    Oct 27 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    I recently stepped into the exam room, with one of my favorite clients, when I was asked a rather unusual question, she asked, “ I noticed that my 9 year…

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    Providing a safe place for your kitten

    Oct 27 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    In the summer of 2013, I adopted a KAH kitten. I had decided before ever bringing her home that I wanted to crate train my next cat, thanks to some…

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    Fear Free Vet Visits

    Oct 01 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    Fear Free Veterinary Visits, Fact or Fiction? At KAH our prime objective is to give you and your pet the best in medicine, surgery, and service. In addition to amazing…

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    Stress diarrhea

    Aug 10 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    Stress diarrhea is a real issue… Remington, my Labrador retriever, has some real anxiety issues when coming to the vet. He came often as a puppy getting his monthly vaccines,…

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    Raising a herding puppy

    Jul 20 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    Six years ago I adopted an incredibly adorable Border Collie mix puppy and named her Lilly. My childhood friend’s family had Border Collies so I thought I knew exactly what…

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    The day that saved my life!

    Jun 09 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    The Day That Saved My Life I always try to listen to my Mom, Dr. Moore. I know she loves me a lot, and I know how much she loves…

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    Pets, they help us to learn.

    May 26 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    When first adopting a pet, other than their general health we are usually concerned with all the new trainings & teachings that they need to learn. However, when I take…

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    Does your dog have Anxiety?

    May 12 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    Does your dog have anxiety? I know mine does! To help Sam my Labrador retriever relax I use DAP spray which is a canine appeasing pheromone produced by the mother…

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    Behavioral disorders in pets

    May 06 2015

    kirkwood | Uncategorized

    According to the USA Today, over 20% of Americans take medication for psychiatric or behavioral disorders such as anxiety, depression, and ADHD. This number has grown significantly over the last…