Animal Hospital of Chetk/North (Rice Lake)

941 24 1/2 Street
Chetek, WI 54728

(715)859-6650

animalhospitalchetek.com

Serving the Service Dog

There is a rug under my desk masquerading as a golden retriever – or is it the other way around? At the moment, Cricket is doing exactly what a working dog shou ...

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Degenerative Valve Disease Affects Hearts of Dogs and Cats

How Does the Heart Work?The heart is the organ responsible for pumping blood to and from all tissues of the body. The heart is divided into right and left side ...

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Arthritis in Pets: What can be Done?

Key pointsExactly what is Osteoarthritis?Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative disease that may affect any joint but is commonly found in a pet’s  hip, elbo ...

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Patience, Grasshopper: Let's Not Jump to Conclusions

lick granuloma Foil A lick granuloma. Photo by Dr. Carol Foil I recently received a text message from a childhood friend who grew up to be a dog trainer. His ...

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Vaccine Information for Dogs, Cats, Puppies and Kittens

Why Do Baby Animals Need A Series Of Shots And How Many Do They Need?When a baby kitten or puppy is born, its immune system is not yet mature; the baby is wide ...

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Outfoxing the Foxtail

foxtail large Colin Chaves Photo courtesy of Dr. Colin Chaves This incredibly large foxtail (dubbed "King Foxtail") was brought into the clinic in a lab's ...

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