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Dr. Andrew W Cleland
Highland Park Animal Hospital
Jan 15, 2020
Two-Pronged Approach for Your Dog's Arthritis
Just like older people, many dogs who are getting up in years develop arthritis, and while the condition is more often seen in large and giant breeds, it can affect dogs of any age, any size, and either sex. The good news …
Healthy Pets
Address dry skin and itching in pets
In winter, area veterinarians see an increase in pets with dry and itchy skin, loss of natural skin oils and protective barriers …
Echo Pilot
Feeding your dog’s nervous system
When you think about your dog's health, you might not factor in his nervous system. But maintaining its proper function is very …
Animal Wellness
Boarding available
During the fall and winter months, it may be convenient for you to consider boarding your dog or cat with us for brief periods of time while you are vacationing or otherwise occupied with holiday activities. Please call the office for details
How microchips reunite people with their pets
Time and again, microchips have helped reunite families with pets that have gone missing for months and sometimes years. Microchips …
Smart Brief
Looking back: The top 10 milestones in animal lifesaving from 2019
Thirty-six years ago next month, a group of friends had a vision to create a sanctuary for abandoned and abused animals. With the …
Best Friends
What your cat's tail can tell you
Cats communicate in a variety of ways. Their purrs can have different meanings, but cats also communicate with body language. For example …
Trends and Products: Beg-Worthy Treats
Treats are arguably the most adored product category for both retailers and consumers. While pet parents love spoiling their dogs and …
Pet Age
Is There a More Accurate Assessment of Your Dog's Age?
Some of you dog lovers out there may have noticed an extraordinary number of recent news articles and blog postings proclaiming …
Healthy Pets
3 Ways to Avoid Ruining Your Dog
In the same way that parents of human kids take steps in those early, impressionable years to raise happy, healthy, and confident children …
The Dogington Post
Dog Names Can Create Alarm
He called his dog to come over and over again after the Lab mix jumped out of the truck and began to run. The man sounded pretty alarmed …
The Bark
8 Trends to Watch in the $4B US Pet Clean-Up and Odor-Control Market
U.S. retail sales of pet clean-up and odor-control products reached more than $4 billion in 2019, up from $3.5 billion in 2014, according …
Pets Plus Magazine
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What is a 'polecat'?
See the answer below.
How to Thwart a Canine Escape Artist
Many of you who have dogs or have friends or family with dogs are familiar with the phrase "door darting." Door …
Healthy Pets
What Year Was It?
Boston Thieves Pull Off Historic Robbery
What Year
11 men steal more than $2 million from the Brinks Armored Car depot in Boston, Massachusetts. It was the perfect crime - almost - as the culprits weren't caught until January 1956, just days before the statute of limitations for the theft expired.
The day was Jan 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That's the problem."
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
Trivia Answer
What is a 'polecat'?
Answer: A nocturnal European weasel.
Highland Park Animal Hospital
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