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How To Introduce Your Furry Friend To Your Newborn

How To Introduce Your Furry Friend To Your Newborn

If you are expecting your first child, you know that you have some adjustments to make when it comes to your lifestyle. Before you get lost in decorating the baby room and buying all the baby stuff that you can find, there is one thing that you should not overlook.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Protect Your Dog From Ticks

5 Reasons Why You Should Protect Your Dog From Ticks

Whether you are a first-time pet owner or you have had pets for years, you need to know that a healthy pet is a happy pet. Ensuring that your four-legged family member is in good health is very important.

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Top 3 Fruits To Feed Your Pet This Fall

Top 3 Fruits To Feed Your Pet This Fall

Even though there have been numerous awareness campaigns and even scandals regarding pet food, most owners continue to purchase and feed unsafe commercial food to their loyal companions.

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Dog Nail Trimming

Dog Nail Trimming

At Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa, we care about you and your dog. If you are not comfortable trimming your dog's nails, please make an appointment with our grooming service.

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Understanding The Inflammatory Bowel Disorder In Cats

Understanding The Inflammatory Bowel Disorder In Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in cats is a disorder that results from sections of the gastrointestinal tract having inflammatory cells. With time, the inflammation results in the intestines becoming less effective at absorbing nutrients.

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Does Your Dog Have Worms?

Does Your Dog Have Worms?

Regardless of how careful you are as a pet owner, intestinal parasites seem to be a very common problem in dogs. Whether it’s from eating an infected stool, uncooked meat, raw foods, playing in soil contaminated with worms or he got them from a flea/mosquito, worms cause several health problems, some more severe than others. Because prevention is relatively difficult, your best bet is to learn the telltale signs and start the treatment as soon as possible.

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Is Your Cat Suffering From Feline Urinary Problems?

Is Your Cat Suffering From Feline Urinary Problems?

If your cat suffers from problems with the urinary tract, you know how uncomfortable and inconvenient it can be for both you and your feline. Fortunately, research has brought to light plenty of information on cat urinary problems.

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Summer Heat Risks

Summer Heat Risks

Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa cares about the health of your pets. If you have any concerns about your pet and the summer heat, please make an appointment today.

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Is Your Pet Suffering From Stress?

Is Your Pet Suffering From Stress?

Just as it can be normal for humans to suffer from stress, it’s also normal for pets to get stressed. But more often than not, we don’t always stop and think about how this may affect cats and dogs; or what causes it in the first in the first place.

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Do You Know How To Spot An Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) In Your Dog?

Do You Know How To Spot An Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) In Your Dog?

Have you ever experience UTI before? Anyone who has is familiar with the constant ache and need to visit the washroom right away, only to pass out very little urine.

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A Concern For Cat Owners: Vaccines Associated Sarcomas

A Concern For Cat Owners: Vaccines Associated Sarcomas

Vaccination can go a long way in minimizing the severity of infections in the future, while others can prevent infections. Today, there are a variety of vaccinations available to prevent diseases in pets.

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Cat Nail Trimming

Cat Nail Trimming

At Hudson Veterinary Clinic Pet resort and Spa, we care about you and your cat. If you are not comfortable trimming your cat's nails, please make an appointment with our grooming service.

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Understanding Canine Distemper In Dogs

Understanding Canine Distemper In Dogs

Canine distemper is a contagious viral disease that affects dogs. The disease is also known to affect some species of wildlife, including skunks, wolves, coyotes, ferrets, raccoons and foxes.

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Recognizing The Early Signs Of Glaucoma In Cats And Dogs

Recognizing The Early Signs Of Glaucoma In Cats And Dogs

Glaucoma is a complicated series of infections that often result in optical damage. It results in increased production of aqueous humor thus straining drainage of the fluid.

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Vomiting In Cats Is Just Not Normal!

Vomiting In Cats Is Just Not Normal!

Most people may think that this is an odd topic to write, but the truth is cats vomit, and this happens regularly. And while there’s the common misconception that this is a normal occurrence, it is actually not.

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

At Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa, we care about the happiness of your dog. If you think your dog may have separation anxiety, please make an appointment for behavioral counseling.

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Year-Round Heartworm Prevention

Year-Round Heartworm Prevention

At Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa we focus on proactive and preventive care for your pet. Please schedule an appointment with our wellness services, to keep your pet in optimum health.

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Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Dogs and Cats

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Dogs and Cats

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) happens when the pancreas is unable to produce enzymes that help with digestion.

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Feline Nutrition 101 - The Basics of Feeding Your Cat

Feline Nutrition 101 - The Basics of Feeding Your Cat

While our cats may not like to admit it, with their independent streak and all, they rely on us to make all the decisions regarding their diet. Here’s a handy guide on how to create a healthy diet for your cat.

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5 Keys to Decoding Your Cat’s Body Language

5 Keys to Decoding Your Cat’s Body Language

Feline communication is largely nonverbal, although from time to time cats may use special noises — like howls, chirps, growls, hisses and meows — to get their point across.

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Motion Sickness in Dogs

Motion Sickness in Dogs

A car ride! A car ride! A car ride! For most dogs it’s the greatest thing since the cookie. But a dog can get motion sickness just like people do, which can mean that even a short car trip becomes stressful for the dog — and disgusting for the owner. 

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Cats Love Car Trips

Cats Love Car Trips

At Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa we care about your pets and their wellbeing during travel times. Please check out our travel services.

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Traveling With Your Pet? Check Out These Tips First

Traveling With Your Pet? Check Out These Tips First

According to a 2009 survey by AAA and Best Western International, more than three-quarters of respondents said they want to take their pet with them on vacation. We love our pets and want them to experience the excitement of exploring new destinations right alongside us. And with more and more pet-friendly accommodations available, it’s becoming easier to pack up the entire family for adventure.

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Corneal Ulcers

Corneal Ulcers

The clear front covering of the eye, known as the cornea, is a delicate structure. As such, corneal ulcers can result from trauma to the eye or one of many medical conditions that affect the eye.

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Liver Shunts in Pets: Warning Signs, Treatments and Breeds Most at Risk

Liver Shunts in Pets: Warning Signs, Treatments and Breeds Most at Risk

The liver is one of the largest and hardest-working organs in the body. It’s the body’s version of the consummate multitasker. 

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Dog Swimming Safety Tips

Dog Swimming Safety Tips

They didn't coin the term "doggy paddle" because canines stay on shore. Many dogs enjoy swimming as much as people do, and cool times in the local swimming spot are irreplaceable summer experiences.

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Wellness Testing

Wellness Testing

At Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa we care about your pet's wellness. Please check out our wellness program for your special family member.

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Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?

Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?

It is relatively easy to train a dog to come to you when you call his name, but cats, as usual, are a different story. What is the difference?

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How to Help a Dog With Separation Anxiety

How to Help a Dog With Separation Anxiety

Have you ever come home from work to find that your dog has chewed a hole in the door, pooped in the house or, according to the neighbors, barked incessantly?

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Declaw Surgery for Cats

Declaw Surgery for Cats

Scratching is a natural cat behavior, but it can be destructive in a household. Declaw surgery generally involves the removal of all or a portion of the last bone in each digit of the forepaws.

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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease

At Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa we care about the dental health of your pet. Please check out our Dental Services to support your pet's dental health.

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Atopy - An Allergic Skin Reaction

Atopy - An Allergic Skin Reaction

You want your pet to look good and feel good. But if he’s suffering from atopy — an allergic skin reaction – neither is the case. The itching can make your dog or cat miserable, and redness, rashes, bleeding, and skin infections are worse. 

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Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

Some of these signs, such as weight loss and bad breath, may be indicative of cancer or they may signify other health problems. Regardless, they should always prompt a discussion with your veterinarian.

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Can’t Take Your Best Friend on Your Trip?

Can’t Take Your Best Friend on Your Trip?

When you’re looking for someone to watch over your pet when you travel, how do you decide which option is best?

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Why Does My Cat Knock Everything Off My Desk?

Why Does My Cat Knock Everything Off My Desk?

As numerous hilarious Internet videos show, our cats seem to love to knock things off high places. Why do they engage in this funny — but also sometimes annoying or even dangerous — behavior?

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Aromatherapy: Relaxation or Torment for Pets?

Aromatherapy: Relaxation or Torment for Pets?

Many of us love the smell of lavender, cinnamon or jasmine, but what about our pets?

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Helpful Tips for Living With a Pet Who Is Deaf or Hearing-Impaired

Helpful Tips for Living With a Pet Who Is Deaf or Hearing-Impaired

One of the sweetest things about my profession as a veterinarian is the opportunity to see the love shared between people and pets. What’s even more special is seeing the accommodations people make for pets with disabilities. 

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Improve Your Dog’s Manners By Teaching These Three Behaviors

Improve Your Dog’s Manners By Teaching These Three Behaviors

Recently, I talked with a frustrated dog owner who felt like she had missed her chance to teach her dog good manners. “I want to train my Cocker Spaniel to stop barking every 30 seconds,” she lamented, “but he’s 4 now and it’s too late to change him!”

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How to Select a Puppy That’s Right for You

How to Select a Puppy That’s Right for You

Though all puppies are incredibly cute, not all are a good fit for your lifestyle. With the proper research and preparation, you can find a dog who will be a great addition to the family.

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Feline Pneumonia: What you need to know

Feline Pneumonia: What you need to know

​​​​Is your cat coughing, wheezing and producing nasty-looking snot from her nose? It’s not a run-of-the-mill cold as we might think of it. Cats can be prone to respiratory problems. If they go unrecognized or untreated, the result can be a bad case of pneumonia.

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Holiday Tips: Help Kids and Pets Play Together Safely

Holiday Tips: Help Kids and Pets Play Together Safely

The holidays are here, with visitors and house guests coming and going — and that means an increased likelihood that your dog will be around unfamiliar people, particularly children. When my clients are preparing for the holiday season, I take the time to address strategies they can use to help keep interactions between their dog and visiting children safe and positive.

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Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

A roly poly puppy or chubby kitten might look cute, but carrying extra fat can endanger your pet’s health. Here’s how to keep your pet’s weight in check.

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Be Aware of Holiday Hazards for Your Pet

Be Aware of Holiday Hazards for Your Pet

Being aware of potential hazards for your pet during the holiday season is important for their health and your peace of mind. Check out this video for more information!

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Healthy Weight for Your Best Friend

Healthy Weight for Your Best Friend

Keeping your best friends at a healthy weight is important. Check out how we can help you with dietary counseling.

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7 Trainer-Approved Puppy Housebreaking Tips

7 Trainer-Approved Puppy Housebreaking Tips

Patience is key when it comes to housebreaking because every pup will pick up the process at his own pace.

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My Dog Won’t Stop Eating Grass. What’s Going On?

My Dog Won’t Stop Eating Grass. What’s Going On?

Who hasn’t wondered, “Why does my pet eat grass?” The truth is there isn’t one clear reason.

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Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping your pet will make a big difference if they wander out of your yard or get lost for any other reason.  Check out our services for more information.

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How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

Overnight stays away from home can be stressful for your dog — and for you.  Check out our boarding services.  

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Cat Exercise: Keeping Your Kitty in Good Shape

Cat Exercise: Keeping Your Kitty in Good Shape

While most cats will never learn to run on a treadmill, no matter how much catnip you offer, almost all cats do benefit greatly from some form of regular physical activity. 

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Arthritis And Your Pet

Arthritis And Your Pet

Arthritis can affect your aging pet. We will be with you every step of the way. Please check out our Silver Whiskers program.

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Why Grooming Your Dog Is Great for His Health

Why Grooming Your Dog Is Great for His Health

Contrary to what pet salons advertise, dog grooming isn't a canine luxury. It's a necessity, and it doesn't have to break the bank.  Make your appointment today. 

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Losing Interest in Training Your Dog? Here’s How to Stay Motivated

Losing Interest in Training Your Dog? Here’s How to Stay Motivated

You’ve done all the right things when it comes to training your dog, and so far, it’s gone well: He knows how to sit and stay and shake, and he’s pleasant and polite to be around. But suddenly, training feels like a burden — and your dog doesn’t seem like he’s enjoying it, either. Time to give up?

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Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Is brushing your dog's teeth something you and your dog don't look forward to? We want to help you! 

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Understanding Why Your Dog Barks

Understanding Why Your Dog Barks

A dog can bark for many reasons — to defend his territory, signal a stranger, get attention, say hello, express discomfort or frustration, and more. Understanding why a dog barks is key to getting him to stop.

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The Right Way to Introduce a Dog and Cat

The Right Way to Introduce a Dog and Cat

Cats and dogs can coexist within the same family as long as you introduce them properly. Find out more here!

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How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine

How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine

Giving a cat his medicine is rarely easy, but knowing the proper procedure and what to expect can make the process more pleasant—for you and your cat. Find out more here!

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Thank You to All of Those Who Attended the Ice Cream Social

Thank You to All of Those Who Attended the Ice Cream Social

We would like to offer a big thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Ice Cream Social with us!

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Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape

Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape

Regular exercise can have a tremendous impact on your pups overall well-being! Find out how we can help here!

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Puppy Basics 101 - How to Care for Your New Dog

Puppy Basics 101 - How to Care for Your New Dog

Puppies are without a doubt some of the most adorable things on the planet. Parenting a new puppy, however, is no walk in the park. Here’s a guide to help you care for the new addition to the family.

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Dog Vaccine Recommendations

Dog Vaccine Recommendations

“What vaccines should my dog get?” This is a question veterinarian’s hear on a fairly regular basis. Find out how we can help!

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Adverse Reactions to Food in Cats

Adverse Reactions to Food in Cats

Do you think your feline friend is having an adverse reaction to their food? Find out what to look for and what you can do to help here!

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Where’s the Best Place for Your Elderly Dog to Stay When You’re Away?

Where’s the Best Place for Your Elderly Dog to Stay When You’re Away?

Not sure where the best place is for your senior dog while you are away? Let us help you with our professional and caring boarding staff!

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Aggression In Dogs

Aggression In Dogs

Dogs can become aggressive and bark, growl, lunge at, and even attack other pets and people for all kinds of reasons — dominance, fear, defense of territory, pain, frustration, overly enthusiastic play, and more.

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What Is Pet Insurance?

What Is Pet Insurance?

Have you ever wondered what pet insurance is and if it's a good investment for you? We want to answer your questions! No matter the age of your furry friend we have a wellness plan to fit their needs. Check out this video on the benefits of pet insurance.

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Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Ticks can cause trouble for your furry feline and canine companions! Find out what you should know about them here!

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7 Common Health Problems in Senior Cats

7 Common Health Problems in Senior Cats

We know how important your senior feline companion can be to you. Find out some common health problems to watch for in your mature feline friend here!

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Grooming Your Cat

Grooming Your Cat

Keeping your cat's haircoat healthy is very important. Find out how you should groom your cat and how we can help!

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5 Most Common Myths About Pet Grooming

5 Most Common Myths About Pet Grooming

There are many myths when it comes to pet grooming, so knowing the right way to brush and bathe your dog or cat can be a little confusing. Find out more about grooming and how our professional grooming staff can help!

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Josie Before and After Grooming

Josie Before and After Grooming

Does your canine companion deserve a little pampering? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs!

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The Rice and Fall of Diarrhea

The Rice and Fall of Diarrhea

Does your pet have an upset tummy? Find out why we recommend a homemade bland diet of rice and chicken for your furry friend!

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Ace Before and After Grooming

Ace Before and After Grooming

Is your canine companion feeling gloomy? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs to turn their frown upside down!

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How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

Going on vacation? Looking for a place to board your canine companion? Find out what to look for when boarding your furry friend and how we can help!

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Riley Before and After Grooming

Riley Before and After Grooming

Does your canine companion deserve a pick me up? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs!

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Grooming and Coat Care for Your Dog

Grooming and Coat Care for Your Dog

Does your canine companion have a healthy and shiny coat? Find out how often you should be grooming your furry friend and how we can help here!

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Dog Behavior and Training - Air and Car Travel

Dog Behavior and Training - Air and Car Travel

Traveling and don't know what to do with your canine companion? See how our boarding services, with caring and personal attention, will help put your mind at ease.

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Boarding Your Cat

Boarding Your Cat

​Going on vacation? Looking for a place to board your feline friend? Find out what to look for when boarding your furry friend and how we can help!

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Dog Behavior and Training - Play and Exercise

Dog Behavior and Training - Play and Exercise

Exercise and play are critical for you canine companion! Find out why it's so crucial and what kind of play to engage your dog in here!

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Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Did you come home to your canine companion chowing down on chocolate? Find out what signs to look for and what you should do if your dog ingests chocolate!

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First Aid for Insect Stings in Cats

First Aid for Insect Stings in Cats

Cats are nosy creatures, sniffing at anything of interest. Insect stings can spell trouble for your feline friend. Find how what you can do to help!

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Dog Walking Safety Tips

Dog Walking Safety Tips

Keeping your canine companion happy and safe during a walk is very important. Find out some hints to keeping your walk safe and relaxing here!

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Dental Cleaning in Cats

Dental Cleaning in Cats

Dental cleanings are so important for your feline family member. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help!

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Cat Behavior and Training - Crate Training and Travel

Cat Behavior and Training - Crate Training and Travel

Traveling with your feline companion can be tricky. Find out steps you can take to help your cat travel happy and content here!

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Cat Scratching Behavior

Cat Scratching Behavior

Is your furry feline scratching? Don't worry it's totally normal behavior. Find out some ways to create a scratching haven for your furry feline friend!

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Welcome Dr. Joseph D’Agnese!

Welcome Dr. Joseph D’Agnese!

After 20 years at Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa, Dr. Zeitz decided to retire to Florida. We wish Glenn a happy, healthy retirement.

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Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental cleanings are so important for your canine companion. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help!

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Emergencies in Cats

Emergencies in Cats

Your feline family member has a sudden emergency! Do you know what to do? Find out how to handle an emergency situation.

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Pet Resort & Spa, Training, and More!

Pet Resort & Spa, Training, and More!

We are especially proud of our newly remodeled Pet Resort & Spa, our grooming, day care, boarding and training facility.

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Common Emergencies in Dogs

Common Emergencies in Dogs

Your canine companion has a sudden emergency! Do you know what to do? Find out how to handle an emergency situation.

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New! Wellness Programs

New! Wellness Programs

We are now offering wellness programs for your furry companions!

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Dog Ear Cleaning

Dog Ear Cleaning

Keeping your canine's ears clean is very important. Find out why it's important and what you can do to help!

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Clinic Renovations Complete

Clinic Renovations Complete

We have made some exciting changes at Hudson Veterinary Hospital in the last 6 months. Clinic renovations are complete! 

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Care For Your Companion After Vaccinations

Care For Your Companion After Vaccinations

Vaccinations for your furry friends are very common. However, sometimes they come with some mild side effects. Find out what to look for and when to contact your vet.

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Bringing Home A New Kitten

Bringing Home A New Kitten

Bringing home a new kitten can be an exciting endeavor! Find out what steps to take to make it an easy transition for both you and your new furry friend. 

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Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs

Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs

Ear mites can be hard to find, but are highly contagious. Learn what you should do if your furry companion has ear mites.

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Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes in Dogs

Do you suspect your canine companion has diabetes? Find out all about testing and monitoring for diabetes in dogs.

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Diabetes in Cats

Diabetes in Cats

Do you suspect your feline friend has diabetes? Find out all about testing and monitoring for diabetes in cats.

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Food Allergies in Dogs

Food Allergies in Dogs

Does your furry friend have a food allergy? Find out signs you can look for and how you can treat it.

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Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in Dogs

Does your dog seem stiff lately when walking around? Find out what Osteoarthritis is and how you can help your furry friends be more comfortable.

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Arthritis in Cats

Arthritis in Cats

Is your cat having trouble jumping up things lately? Find out what Osteoarthritis is and how you can help your feline friend be more comfortable.

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Pet Safety During Thanksgiving

Pet Safety During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and food. However, Thanksgiving is also a time for hidden dangers for your furry friends. Here are some tips for keeping your pets safe during the holiday season.

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