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What You Need To Know About Pet Acupuncture

What You Need To Know About Pet Acupuncture

Did you know that Southfork Animal Hospital offers acupuncture to pets in Lakeville, MN and beyond? Typically, we diagnose and treat the specific disease conditions of pets using modern science and other Western medicine philosophies. But, what if we could integrate...

How to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

How to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

Does your cat present signs of boredom or inactivity? There are many experts that agree that cats are safest when kept indoors. But, without properly enriched indoor environments, cats become increasingly bored and are likely to gain unhealthy amounts of weight. In...

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

If there was a simple way to prevent dental disease in your pet, would you want to know? Well that's an easy answer! One way to help fend off dental disease is to brush your pet’s teeth on a regular basis. While there are a lot of tricks we can teach our pets,...

Good to Know: Heartworm Disease

Good to Know: Heartworm Disease

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. You might know that heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. But did you know it's also one of the easiest to prevent? In honor of this month, here are 11 facts you should know...

How to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

How to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. Overweight and obese pets are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, orthopedic disease, and more. At Southfork Animal Hospital,...

Good to Know: Poisonous for Pets

Good to Know: Poisonous for Pets

March is Poison Prevention Month and we want to help you protect your pet. You may know some common foods and plants that are dangerous to your furry friend. Here are a few common household items that could prove to be fatal for your pet: Over-the-Counter Drugs - Have...

My Dog Ate Xylitol

My Dog Ate Xylitol

“Casey” is my 7-month-old perfect golden retriever. Being a puppy, everything is edible. He was home with my 19-year-old son who likes to eat food in his room and have Casey up on his bed while they are watching TV. Adam texts me asking if it is bad if Casey eats...

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