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At Rutland Veterinary Clinic and Surgical Center, our team provides top-quality client education to the Rutland, VT pet community. Check out our blog for helpful resources for you and your pet!

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The Importance of X-Rays in Pet Oral Health

The Importance of X-Rays in Pet Oral Health

The “Tooth” of the Matter: Why Dental X-Rays Are Important for Pet Oral Health When it comes to your pet’s oral health, we want the full picture of what is happening above and below the gumline. There is no better way to determine the extent of periodontal disease...

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Get Started on Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth!

Get Started on Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth!

5 Simple Steps to Start Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth   Brushing your pet’s teeth should be something you do as frequently as you brush your own teeth. By brushing your pet’s teeth daily, you can reduce the amount of plaque and oral bacteria in their mouth and help...

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Start the New Year with Pet Dental Care

Start the New Year with Pet Dental Care

4 Reasons Why Pet Dental Care Should Be on Every Pet Owner’s New Year’s Resolutions List   You know dental care is important for your furry pal, but did you know it’s so important? We think it should be on every pet owner’s New Year’s resolutions list. If regular...

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New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Can Change Your Pet’s Life   The start of a new year has always been a time to improve your life. This year, ensure you also include your pet in that focus. Here are five New Year’s resolutions to add to your list that are guaranteed...

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5 Winter Safety Tips for Pets to Keep in Mind

5 Winter Safety Tips for Pets to Keep in Mind

5 Pet Safety Tips During Cold Weather Winter is coming, and with it comes a host of hazards for your four-legged friend. Check out these winter safety tips to keep your pet safe and warm during this chilly season. #1: Provide warm bedding for your pet Give your pet a...

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Healthy Thanksgiving for Pets

Healthy Thanksgiving for Pets

Feast Without Fear: How to Make a Safe Thanksgiving Feast for Your Pet   Thanksgiving is a drool-worthy holiday, but it’s not just people who overeat during the festivities. Pets also may overindulge, and too much of a good thing can lead to a messy outcome, like...

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Cancer Myths in Pets

Cancer Myths in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets   November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to reveal the truth behind common myths about cancer in pets. Learn what really happens when a pet develops cancer and undergoes treatment as we debunk some pet cancer...

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Introducing: Candy the Groomer

Introducing: Candy the Groomer

Candy Bourque started grooming at RVCSC mid-pandemic. Even if you haven’t seen her face this past year, you might already know her. Candy has been a customer service representative at the clinic since early 2019, but has been grooming in the Rutland area since 1993....

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