Manchester Veterinary Clinic

156 Spencer Street
Manchester, CT 06040

(860)646-5170

manchestervetclinic.com

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MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus, often called Staph aureus or S. aureus, is a bacterium that is normally carried in the nose of about 30% of the general human population ...

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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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Intervertebral Disk Disease (Herniations of the Disk)

Intervertebral disks are located between the vertebrae (bones of the spine). Each disk has two parts, a fibrous outer layer and the jelly-like interior. When di ...

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Internet Research: Gathering Information Efficiently and Wisely

The medical care we can provide animals and ourselves has improved immeasurably because of the Internet. But it’s important to remember, anyone can publish a We ...

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Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

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Internet Pharmacies: Reaping What They Have Sown

Internet pharmacies and veterinarians have long been strange (some would say tortured) bedfellows. On the surface, it would seem like any outlet for medications ...

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