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    Common Household Toxins

    Aug 25 2017

        I tend to date myself by recalling the old days when I first started practicing. When I was a young veterinarian we encountered a lot more toxic reactions…

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    It’s A Wonderful Life

    Nov 23 2016

    All of us at the Goodfriends Veterinary Clinic would like to take this opportunity to extend to all of our wonderful clients and gentle furry friends our warmest wishes for a joyous…

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    What’s all the FUS?

    Nov 22 2016

    FUS stands for “Feline Urological Syndrome” We see this problem a lot. Cats, males and females, straining to urinate in their litter box. Sometimes….not in the litter box. One of…

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    What’s up, app?

    Oct 03 2016

    Technology: If you look at some of my previous posts you’ll notice I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with it. Digital radiography? Love it Twitter? What? Never done…

  • Flea image


    Sep 06 2016

    It’s September. Beware! This is the peak month for fleas in Connecticut. Not too hot, not too cold. Just right. It can go on right up to the first hard…

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    Aug 24 2016

    Where would we be without all the great technology advances we’ve achieved over the past 10-20 years. Our practice could not function anywhere near the way it does without the…

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    Jul 26 2016

    I said when I started blogging that I wouldn’t be political. But this story I couldn’t resist. Brexit. Great Britain is going through a bit of turmoil over their recent…

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    Colonel Mustard in the kitchen with…..

    Jul 19 2016

    How do we do it? It’s really not a secret, but many people have been intrigued by how veterinarians go about figuring out what’s wrong with your pet. It’s hard…but after…

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    What’s in a name?

    Jul 13 2016

    Over the years I’ve had clients name their pets all sorts different things. Frequently they’re named after current public figures like sports stars, singers or actors. We have a “Tebow”. One…

  • Sam Shepard

    Veterinarians in Cinema

    Jun 28 2016

    This blog post is for fun. I love the movies. One of these days I’ll pass along more of my favorites, but for now I’ll cover the ones I like…