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February 12, 2013


Dr. Linick and the staff of Plainfield Animal Hospital are pleased to announce their hospital blog. This fun and fact-filled blog is updated regularly and includes up-to-date information about your pet’s health care. Also included in the blog are fun, pet-related news stories that we want to share with you and photos and information about our hospital and staff members.   Thank you for visitin…

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

January 23, 2013


Perhaps one of the most neglected items of dog and cat general health care and maintenance is care of the teeth – Dentistry.   Veterinarians are frequently asked why a pet has such a foul odor emanating from its mouth.  In almost all cases, an oral examination reveals dental problems.   After a pet is a few years of age, tartar begins to accumulate and build up at the junction of its gums and …

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Cats Get Arthritis Too

Has your cat been missing the litter box lately?

December 13, 2012


Has he become grumpy or quit grooming himself?  Do you feel that you have finally trained your cat to stop jumping on the counters?   In reality, these behavior changes are likely due to a disease process.  Recent studies have shown that over 60% of cats 6 years of age or older have degenerative joint disease (arthritis) in 1 or more joints.  That number jumps to 90% in cats over 12 years old. …

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ACHOO! Must be “Hay Fever” season again!

Allergies & Your Pet

April 26, 2012


We sneeze, they itch. You’ve heard it on the news, and read it in the papers. This is the worst season in 25 years for allergy sufferers, including your pets.  This time of year leaves many of us with red, watery eyes and runny noses while our pets are compelled to chew, lick, scratch, shake their ears and rub their bellies on just about anything they can to get relief.   What are the most comm…

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Housecalls

March 6, 2012


Have you ever wondered what you would do if your beloved pet needed veterinary care, but you could not bring him or her to the hospital?  Well there is no need to worry about that, the Plainfield Animal Hospital can come to you.  Whatever the reason or need, we are able to provide medical care for your pets in the privacy and comfort of your own home.   House calls provide less stress for both y…

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