PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Holiday tips to keep pets safe

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT As the holidays approach, many families make plans to celebrate with their furry family members. While these celebrations are fun and…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Eww! Why does my puppy eat that?

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT There is nothing quite like getting kisses from a dog that has just consumed a pile of poop. Ewwwww! Why do…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Household items can be poisonous

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT Worried about pet poisons in your home? Many common household products can cause severe problems if ingested by your pet. These…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Some food may affect dogs’ heart

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT Recently, there have been reports of an increase in the number of cases of heart disease in dogs. The FDA has…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Summertime pests will keep pets hopping

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT Summer is here, and along with fun and relaxation, the season brings pests that can cause serious problems for our beloved…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Tending to the call of the wild

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT We are lucky to live in this rural area. There is not as much traffic, pollution,or noise as there is in…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Carriers, leashes help keep pets safe

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT TURNER — Let’s face it, going to the veterinary office can be a stressful time for pets and their parents. Even…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Acupuncture may help your pet

TURNER — The practice of acupuncture in veterinary medicine is an often overlooked but highly effective and non-invasive treatment modality. Acupuncture involves the insertion of…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: It’s National Guinea Pig Month

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT In honor of national guinea pig month, let’s take a closer look at these endearing pocket pets. These tailless rodents are…

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PET TALK with the Turner vet: The straight talk on declawing

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT TURNER — Declawing is the procedure by which a cat’s nails are permanently removed. It is different from a simple trimming…

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