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  • Canine Respiratory Disease Outbreaks

    Canine Respiratory Disease Outbreaks If your dog is persistently coughing, a veterinary visit is in order.  A veterinarian can test your dog for infectious causes of coughing and prescribe medication if needed.  If your dog is coughing, please do not bring your dog inside the veterinary hospital unless instructed to do so by one of…

  • September is Disaster Preparedness Month

    September is Disaster Preparedness Month

    Click HERE to view the AVMF Brochure: Saving the Whole Family – Disaster Preparedness

  • What Dog Owners Need to Know About the FDA’s Grain-Free Diet Alert and DCM

    What Dog Owners Need to Know About the FDA’s Grain-Free Diet Alert and DCM

    What Dog Owners Need to Know About the FDA’s Grain-Free Diet Alert and DCM “The FDA is investigating potential links between canine heart disease and diet — specifically grain-free dog food diets. We’ve compiled the information you need to know to understand this ongoing investigation.” Click HERE to read the full article on the American Kennel Club’s site.

  • 4th Quarter Newsletter – 2021

    4th Quarter Newsletter – 2021

    Hello!  Every few months we like to reach out with important developments here at the Marion Animal Hospital.  In this newsletter we’re hoping to update you on some important staffing changes, inform you of a closure period around Thanksgiving, and review a change in our Covid protocols allowing a single client per appointment into the…

  • MAH Newsletter – 3rd Quarter 2020

    MAH Newsletter – 3rd Quarter 2020

    Hello!  Every few months we like to reach out with important developments here at the Marion Animal Hospital.  In this newsletter we’d like to update you on a new full time doctor joining our practice, some changes to our automated phone prescription refill system, and to again share our appreciation for how our amazing clients have…

  • MAH Newsletter – 2nd Quarter 2020

    MAH Newsletter – 2nd Quarter 2020

    Hello!  Several times a year we like to reach out with important developments here at the Marion Animal Hospital.  In this letter we’re hoping to update you on some important staffing changes, newly available diet delivery services, and to share our appreciation for how our fantastic clients have worked with us to help keep everyone…

  • Octopurrfest 2019

    Octopurrfest 2019

    Octopurrfest 2019 – It’s All About the Animals Fundraiser Marion Animal Hospital recently had the honor of serving as a vendor at the annual Octopurrfest Festival, as put on by Pam Robinson and her cat rescue It’s All About the Animals.  We’d like to thank everyone who was able to swing by for a visit,…

  • 12 Things You Didn’t Know About Rabbits!

    12 Things You Didn’t Know About Rabbits!

    Easter Infographic: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About Rabbits by Vetstreet

  • What Is A Foreign Body?

    What Is A Foreign Body?

    This picture was posted on my practice manager’s door this past week. She and I are in the same boat; we both adopted a pair of kittens. We are finding the holiday season a challenge with our new family members.  Everything sparkly, shiny, crinkly, and ringing or dinging has their attention.  My kittens have been…

  • Traveling with your pet

    Traveling with your pet

    Traveling with pets can be for fun, or perhaps you have necessary trip planned.  It can be frustrating when the regulations for what paperwork, vaccinations, and health certificates you need for your pet keep changing.  It is important to research what the import requirements are for the state or country you are traveling to, before…

  • What Should I Give My Dog To Chew?

    What Should I Give My Dog To Chew?

    “What should I give my dog to chew?” a question often asked by owners.  And since veterinarians are frequently faced with treating fractured teeth in dogs, it is an important question to answer properly. Let’s start with a little history . . . Wolves adopted pack-living to hunt larger prey. Selective evolutionary pressures from this group…

  • Marion Animal Hospital program promotes lifetime health for animals

    Marion Animal Hospital program promotes lifetime health for animals

    By BRIAN J. LOWNEY CONTRIBUTING WRITER | SOUTH COAST TODAY February 02, 2014 Owning a pet requires a serious commitment that should continue for the life of the animal. Companion animals are enjoying longer lives thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, improved nutrition and better-educated owners. Cats and dogs now can live well into their…