• Tapeworms! Yuck!

    Apr 01 2015

    A very common intestinal parasite frequently treated at the clinic is tapeworm. This nasty intestinal parasite is often described as resembling a “grain of rice”  found in pet bedding and…

  • Ethylene Glycol (anti-freeze) Poisoning and Your Pet

    Mar 30 2015

    We recently had a question regarding Propylene Glycol (found in dog treats)— this molecule is often confused with the toxic molecule Ethylene Glycol, which is very dangerous and found in…

  • First Heartworm Diagnosis of the Year

    Mar 23 2015

    We’ve seen our first mosquitoes of the season. We’ve also diagnosed our first heartworm case of the year (not on preventative last year– he’s sick but responding to treatment). These…

  • City of Urbana to Replace Trees

    Mar 18 2015

    No, we’re not really ‘branching out’ with tree surgery. We’re loaning some storage space for the City of Urbana. Our town is replacing trees lost to Emerald Ash Bore and…

  • Dr. McManus Performs Acupuncture at Louisville Zoo in Kentucky

    Mar 07 2015

    On March 7th,2015, our very own Dr. Kari McManus was invited to the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky for an acupuncture consultation on an AMAZING line-up of animals!!! She had the…

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    Rodent Poisons: What You Need to Know

    Jan 09 2015

    ATTENTION!!!! Rodent poisons just got a lot more DANGEROUS! Please watch your cats and dogs!!! Rats have become tolerant to the old poisons faster than the eagles and owls that…

  • Green Interactive Feeder Now Available!

    Nov 07 2014

    Have a food hound that doesn’t pace himself at dinner time? The Green Interactive Feeder can help! Available in a variety of sizes to meet your pet’s needs. Call the…

  • We Will Miss You, “Fred”!

    Oct 22 2014

    The team at UVC is deeply saddened with the loss of one of our own–“our quality control officer”–Fred. Fred was a very loyal best friend to Dr. Cole for many,…

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    Proheart®6 heartworm preventative now available!

    Nov 05 2013

    Never risk missed or late doses again with this one simple injection that protects your dog for 6 months. ***Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal, yet preventable disease in dogs,…

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    A New understanding of an old killer

    May 04 2012

    Mosquitoes bring death. Not just the nasty figurative death of a thousand bites. They also bring a slow death of coughing, blood clots, and heart failure. Dogs suffer like my…