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Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke

What is heat stroke? Heat stroke is a term commonly used for hyperthermia or elevated body temperature. Generally speaking, if a pet’s body temperature exceeds 103°F (39.4°C), it is considered abnormal or hyperthermic. Body temperatures above 106°F (41°F) without previous signs of illness are most commonly associated with exposure to excessive external or environmental heat and are often referred to as heat stroke. The critical...

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Hurricane season starts June 1st, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted a more active season than normal. The 2017 season is expected to produce between 11 and 17 named storms. Don’t wait for a storm to develop or for an evacuation to be called; now is the time to prepare for a potential disaster. Here are a few things you can...

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Heartworm Awareness Month

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, so now is a good time to discuss one of the most deadly (and preventable) diseases in our pets.  Here’s the good news about heartworm disease: it’s an illness that can be easy and affordable to prevent. The bad news is that if you don’t prevent it the right way, your pet is at high risk of getting sick. Take...

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Anesthesia-Free Dentals: Myths vs. Facts

Anesthesia-Free Dentals: Myths vs. Facts

Bad breath is more than just a nuisance – it may be a sign of a significant dental problem. Dental disease is the most common disease in dogs and cats, affecting 78% of dogs and 68% of cats over the age of three. Dental disease can also contribute to more severe medical conditions. The challenge most pet owners face is that even if their pet’s breath...

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Opt for flameles candles in your jack-o'-lantern this year.

Halloween Pet Photo Contest 2016

It’s time for Lakeview Veterinary Hospital’s annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest! Winning pets will receive a free “spa” day! Upload your pet’s photo below, and come back daily to vote! Contest ends on October 30th at midnight! Check out last year’s winners here.



Microchipping

Each year, 6 to 8 million pets end up in shelters in the United States1. In fact, one in three pets will go missing during their lifetime2. With the recent flooding in Louisiana, we have experienced this on a tremendous scale. Hundreds of dogs and cats are now separated from their owners, and –  while some will find their way back to their original families...

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Is your dog trying to tell you something?

Is your dog trying to tell you something?

The Fourth of July can be the scariest day of the year for many dogs. At least 1 out of 3 dogs suffer from “noise aversion” (a fear of loud noises such as fireworks, thunderstorms, or construction noise), but your dog may be suffering in silence. Many dogs with noise aversion will react to loud noises with one or more of the above signs. Sound familiar? Your...

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Introducing Client Loyalty Rewards!

At Lakeview Veterinary Hospital, we love our clients! To reward you for your loyalty, we have partnered with Flok to introduce a new loyalty rewards program!   Here’s how it works: 1. Download the app Visit lakeviewvet.com/rewards or text “JOIN” to 62687 to download the free app. You’ll get a free reward just for joining!   2. Join our loyalty club In the Flok app, join the...

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Bones, Muscles, and Joints

Bones, Muscles, and Joints

  Keep your pet moving and grooving this spring Schedule their checkup today! Musculoskeletal diseases (conditions that involve bones, muscles, and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains like we do. But sometimes these diseases are hard to spot. Think about your furry friend for a moment… Have they stopped jumping on you when they greet you at the...

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