Monthly Archives: November 2015

Deadly Amanita “Death Cap” Mushroom Toxicity

We have had four cases (one confirmed, and three other suspected) of young dogs with acute liver failure secondary to suspected Amanita mushroom ingestion. These cases have been in Robbinsville, Princeton Junction, Hamilton, and Mt. Holly New Jersey. Continue reading

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National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

Lymphoma is a cancer of the white blood cells. When it comes to discovering this disease, typically, pet owners will feel lymph nodes under the chin, and that’s the first sign of disease. Sometimes, our patients come in for other signs, such as drinking more or lethargy. Fortunately, this disease carries a good prognosis with 80-90 percent responding to treatment and going into remission with a good quality of life for a year. Continue reading

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