Pet Health and Wellness

Litchfield Veterinary Hospital

289 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759

(860)567-1622

litchfieldvet.com

Pet Health and Well-being

    

Pets play a vital role in our lives.  We understand how important maintaining their health is to you. While our team is always ready to share their knowledge, or teach owners how to provide care, having resources available at home or on the go is convenient.  We have compiled a group of valuable resources for pet owners to navigate.  Whether it's a How To Video or a Pet Health Article, you will find what you are looking for, if not, send us an email and if approved, we'll add it to our list! 
litchfieldvethosp@sbcglobal.net

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Client Handouts

How to Videos:

  • How to give a cat a pill
  • How to brush your dog's teeth
  • How to clean your pet's ears

Pet Food Recalls

Poisonous Plants

Links

     

Also search for a specific topic in our Pet Library 

Canine Influenza

Just like people, dogs can be affected by different strains of influenza, a highly contagious respiratory infection. There are two strains of canine influenza k ...

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Pannus

Pannus, also known as chronic superficial keratitis, is an eye disease that can result in blindness if it is not treated. Pannus is a lifelong problem that can ...

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Confections of a Dangerous Kind: Xylitol

Used to be you could sprinkle a little sugar in your coffee or pour some syrup on your pancakes without so much as a twinge of guilt, but nowadays the zeitgeis ...

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Why Cats Lick People: It's Not just a Matter of Taste

As kids we thought it was pretty funny and weird and I've always wondered why he did it. Was there some reason that he found those particular bits of flesh irr ...

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Congenital Patellar Luxation

Patella luxation, or knee dislocation, can range in severity from a patella that can be luxated (dislocated) only in extreme extension and then snaps readily in ...

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Vomiting or Regurgitation?

Vomiting is when the contents of the stomach and upper intestine are forcefully ejected; regurgitation occurs when contents of the mouth, pharynx, or esophagus ...

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