Category Archives: La Crosse Veterinary Clinic

La Crosse Veterinary Clinic voted Best of La Crosse for the 2nd year in a row!

La Crosse Veterinary Clinic has been serving the community since 1948. We pride ourselves on our compassion, high standards of care and modern diagnostic equipment to efficiently support your pet’s needs. This year we were chosen again as the Top … Continue reading

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The obnoxious pest

A flea by Meriam-Webster’s definition is: “any of an order (Siphonaptera) of small wingless bloodsucking insects that have a hard laterally compressed body and legs adapted to leaping and that feed on warm-blooded animals” A flea by Urban Dictionary is: … Continue reading

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What to Do If You See a Pet in a Parked Car

It takes only minutes to save a life When the weather gets warmer, leaving a pet in a locked car can be devastating. High temperatures can cause irreparable organ damage and even death. If you see a pet locked in … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Pet Health Tips

Cold Weather Pet Health Tips Protect your dog’s paws Ice and icy crust on top of snow can cut their paws.  Even if they don’t cut, ice balls can be painful between pads.  In extreme cold weather, your dog can … Continue reading

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Treats for Your Pet

As you gather around the table this Thanksgiving and give thanks for good food, good friends and even your cranky family members, don’t forget the furry or feathery member of the family — your pet. Of course, a pet doesn’t … Continue reading

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1 Thing You Should Never See on Your Pet Food’s Label

If you see the words “veterinarian approved” on your pet food label, look out. That claim is always untrue.  Veterinarians do not approve labels or products. Only state regulatory agencies can do that, according to the The Business of Pet … Continue reading

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Travelling by Car with Pets

Do you know the best place for your dog or cat in your car? Read on to find out how to safely travel in the car with your best pal. Riding in cars with dogs If your dog enjoys travel … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Tips

“Most people love to spend the warmer days enjoying the outdoors with friends and family, but it is important to remember that some activities can be dangerous for our pets,” said Dr. Camille DeClementi, Senior Toxicologist at the ASPCA’s Animal … Continue reading

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FELINE FRIENDLY MONTH

Did you know that Dr. Skime is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)? This means that we have made changes to decrease stress and provide a more calming environment such as a feline-only examination room and … Continue reading

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January is Fitness and Weight Control Month

January is Fitness and Weight Control Month at La Crosse Veterinary Clinic! Diet and nutrition are two of the most important components of your pet’s health, just as they are for your own health. We are encouraging pet owners to take … Continue reading

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