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Ct Mobile Vet: Lumps and Bumps on your Pet

“It is big, black, lumpy, hard and growing on her underbelly,” states the client on the phone. I am impressed by the description.  Encouraging her to continue, I ask, “And when did you first see…


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Ct Mobile Vet: Pet Chiropractic Care

Have you reached a stalemate in helping your four-legged companion?  You may have done everything you think you can do- perhaps using medications, supplements, diet changes and maybe even surgery, yet your pet is in…



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Meriden Resident Arrested For Cruelty To Animals

Meriden Police Department today took Maureen Kenney of 707 Hanover Street, Meriden, Conn., into custody for an outstanding warrant from the Connecticut Department of Agriculture for three counts of Cruelty to Animals. The arrest stems…





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CtMobileVet: Pet Ear Mites, How To Deal With Them

The night is peaceful but in the kitten’s comfy pile of freshly washed laundry, the kitten is twitching. She jerks as she attempts to sleep, then shakes her head for the thousandth time. Constant skritch-scratching…


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CtMobileVet: Springtime Pet Injuries

It is spring and every dog knows it! Labrador Retrievers are frolicking in the fields. Boxers are racing through the grass. Pit-bulls are dancing on their hind legs, twisting and turning as they chase squirrls….


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CtMobileVet: Microchips and Tornadoes

I have a personal friend and regular reader who sat in his home and watched a tornado tear through his neighborhood, ripping up houses, trees and destroying lives. He owns a pitbull named “Jed”. Miraculously,…


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LIFE GOES ON: The Melancholy of Photographs

DEAR DOCTOR KATHLEEN, I was married for 60 years to the most wonderful man I’ve ever known. He was my best friend and we did everything together. He passed away suddenly 5 months ago and…



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CtMOBILE VET: How To Pick The Right Puppy

The following column was written by Dr. Saria’s assistant Susan Lydem who is a veteran of animal rescue work. She can be contacted at susan_lydem@yahoo.com. One sunny afternoon, a woman walks through the front door of…





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CtMobileVet: Helping Pets Of The Homeless

Earlier this month, the Gold Coast Mobile Veterinary Service and members of Black Rock Congregational Church, teamed up with Urban Impact, a national organization that serves needy families by providing food, clothing, shelter, academic support,…