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Inspiration in the 2021 Purpose in Action Book


NorthStar VETS released its 2021 Purpose in Action book designed to inspire you to do great things. With 22 authors, 24 pages, and 39 unique personal stories, get wisdom and advice from our doctors on finding and fulfilling your purpose. Continue reading

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NAVIGATE THE SEASON IN TIMES OF SADNESS


The season can be a trying time, even if with well-laid plans and strategies. Talk with a friend who can offer a listening ear or a strong shoulder to lean on. Also know that you are not alone. Continue reading

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Cool Case: Bruno


The team at NorthStar VETS opted for electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Delivery of an electrical current to the entire heart via patches placed on either side of the chest helps to break the irregular heart rhythm and allows the heart’s own pacemaker (the sinus node) to resume control of the heart rate and rhythm. Continue reading

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Pet Loss and Changing Seasons


The grieving process still needs to happen, all while taking care of ourselves physically, mentally, and spiritually. Continue reading

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Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Frequently Asked Questions


Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a serious viral disease that may cause a high rate of infection and death in rabbits. Continue reading

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From the Client Perspective: Living with IMHA


Those who know Ethan know how difficult life was for him. We learned how to conquer his fears and be happy. That’s when we faced his next big battle – IMHA. Continue reading

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From the Client Perspective: Tucker


The surgeon called Heather and Adam a few hours later and explained that there was no mass or cancer, which was a huge relief. She said that it was blebs on his lungs and that they had to open Tucker’s chest to find and remove the source of the leak. Continue reading

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Cool Case Murray


At their first visit, Murray was treated for his Pancreatitis by Dr. Stacy Wylie of the NorthStar VETS Internal Medicine team. Dr. Wylie described the case. “Murray is an 8-year-old dog who presented to NorthStar VETS initially for vomiting, inappetence, and increased drinking and urination. He was diagnosed with pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which is a life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus.” Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Zoey


Zoey is a 2-year-old, female, spayed, Belgian Malinois who came NorthstarVETS back on November 30 with a right forelimb lameness. She had a history of a right forelimb lameness over 7 weeks. Continue reading

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What Makes NorthStar VETS Special


As I passed my 12th anniversary at NorthStar VETS, I reflected on how much things have changed, but also what makes NorthStar VETS special. When I started, there were approximately 30 full time employees in a 4,000 sq ft building … Continue reading

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