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Why is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Why is My Dog Licking Their Paws?

Does your dog’s slurping sound as they lick their paws constantly keep you awake? Many pet owners become frustrated by the non-stop paw-licking, and want to help their dogs overcome this condition. Here are three of the most common reasons your dog may be licking...

Caring For Your Pet’s Teeth At Home

Caring For Your Pet’s Teeth At Home

No matter how slowly you tried to introduce flavored toothpaste and a variety of brushes, your furry friend always runs the other direction when you try to brush their teeth. But, you have other options. Check out our team's other recommendations for what you can do...

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

Why Microchips Are So Important

Why Microchips Are So Important

Microchips are a permanent form of identification for pets that can significantly increase the chance of reuniting a lost pet with their owner. However, they're only effective if the registered information is accurate. At East Longmeadow Animal Hospital, we'd like to...