Manchester Veterinary Clinic

156 Spencer Street
Manchester, CT 06040

(860)646-5170

www.manchestervetclinic.com

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Ice or Ice Water Does Not Cause Bloat

No matter what veterinarians say, a 2007 email still makes the rounds every year that states that ice or ice water causes a dog's stomach to swell and potentia ...

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Five Top Tips for Surviving or Avoiding the Veterinary ER

I’m the guy you don’t want to meet in the middle of the night. I am not a mugger, a thief, or a cat burglar. I am an emergency veterinarian. Most of my interac ...

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Lab that found antibiotics in jerky continues search

Photo by Chris Milian The New York State Food Laboratory in Albany, N.Y., is participating in a national effort to figure out why some chicken jerky treats ...

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Should a Dog with MRSP be Spayed?

This is an increasingly common question, as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP – essentially the canine version of the high-profile hum ...

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Obese or "Pleasantly Plump" Horses

Evolutionarily, there are advantages to being a horse that “gets fat on air.” In fact, for centuries, in the heyday of the work horse, horses were selected for ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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