Manchester Veterinary Clinic

156 Spencer Street
Manchester, CT 06040

(860)646-5170

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Ticks: Arthropod Parasites

Ticks are skin parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts.  Ticks like motion, warm temperatures from body heat, and the carbon dioxide exhaled by mammals, ...

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IMHA: Four Letters You Never Want to Meet

Most of the diseases that we see and treat in the ER can be pretty easily comprehended by non-medical folks: trauma, infection, cancer – all of these seem to m ...

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Snake Bites: Prevention and Treatment

Most snakes will try to avoid you or your pets; snakes typically bite only as a last resort. But while you may wisely decide to simply walk away when you encoun ...

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Slithering Snakes!

I wrote these discharge instructions when I was an intern. Recently, as I scanned the list of discharge instructions I'd written for various diseases I noticed ...

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Pannus

A variation of pannus can affect the third eyelid, and is called nictitans plasmacytic conjunctivitis or plasmoma. Corneal pannus and plasmoma can occur togeth ...

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Top 10 Cat Mistakes

10. Hand jive Lots of owners with a new kitten get caught up in all the cute and use their hands for toys with the new furball – batting at them, letting the ki ...

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