Coon Rapids Pet Hospital Blog

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    Krista, our tech of the week.

    Feb 18 2014

    Krista is from Circle Pines, MN has been a technician at Coon Rapids Pet Hospital for the past year. She previously worked at Pet Hospitals in Anoka and Andover, MN.…

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    Dental Health Month

    Feb 18 2014

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month at Coon Rapids Pet Hospital! Approximately 75% of dogs and cats over 3 years old have some degree of dental disease. This figure…

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    Cats and Dogs: A Part of Our Humanity

    Jan 24 2014

    An unknown author wrote, “It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes…

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    Cold Weather Tips

    Jan 21 2014

    Cold Weather Tips for Pets There are a number of factors that can affect cold tolerance in pets, including coat, fat stores, activity level and health.  Long and thick coated…

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    Lumps and Bumps on your Pet

    Jan 18 2014

    I can’t tell you how many cats and dogs I have seen during my forty plus years of being a veterinarian at our Pet Hospitals in Blaine and Coon Rapids…

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    Heartworm Increase in North Metro Area

    Jan 08 2014

    Veterinarians in the North metro area of Anoka, Andover, Blaine, Coon Rapids, Ham Lake are increasingly seeing more cases of heartworm disease in dogs and cats. This is most likely…

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    Brushing your pets teeth

    Jan 08 2014

    Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth Dental care is an important part of your dog or cats overall health. Here’s a step-by-step guide to keeping those pearly whites in great shape. Start brushing your…

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    Weight issues

    Dec 11 2013

    Too many calories and not enough exercise can pack a few pounds on pets—and tipping the scales puts our furry friends at a greater risk of developing health problems. Luckily,…

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    CAT ADOPTION

    Nov 20 2013

    10 Cat Adoption Tips 1. Consider more than one cat. Cats require exercise, mental stimulation, and social interaction. Two cats can provide this for each other. 2. Find a cat…