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Hills Pet Food at Willits Vet

We are writing this to inform you, our clients, of some changes regarding our sale of Hill’s food products. Recently the Hill’s Company has changed their policy and are now charging us a 20$ shipping charge for orders weighing less than 70 lbs. We have been happy to special order

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Flying With Pets

While traveling with pets is on the rise, regulations have become stricter and airlines are modifying their rules. Willits Veterinary Hospital is responsible for necessary travel documents and health records so you and your pet can travel safely and smoothly. We ask you let us know at least 1 week

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Safe Skiing With Dogs

One of the most popular wintertime activities here in the Roaring Fork Valley is alpine touring and naturally we like to bring our dogs with us to enjoy time outside and exercise. Though we want to share the snowy adventure with our pets, the sharp edges on skis and snowboards

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Chocolate Toxicity

Halloween is a scary time of the month, but for more reasons than you think. Chocolate, a yummy treat for kids and adults alike, is potentially toxic and even fatal to dogs and cats. Chocolate can be a powerful stimulant to the central nervous system of many animal species. Cocoa

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Moderate Exercise Reduces Pain in Arthritic Dogs

A study conducted at the Department of Clinical Sciences and Comparative Pain and Orthopedic Research Laboratories at North Carolina State University has found that longer daily exercise duration was associated with lower lameness scores in dogs with hip dysplasia. Researchers found “a significantly lower mean lameness score was found for

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