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Tumors, Masses, Lumps, and Bumps

Tumors, Masses, Lumps, and Bumps

Tumors, masses, lumps, and bumps are seen in the clinic on a daily basis. Owners usually find lumps and bumps on their animals when they are petting them. Some masses are benign, but others may be malignant and will require further investigation. These masses may vary...

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs

A common disease that is diagnosed in the clinic is Lyme disease. According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, 1 in 30 dogs tested positive for Lyme disease in Boone county and 1 in 20 dogs tested positive in Winnebago county just this year. Lyme disease is...

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Alternatives to Declawing

Alternatives to Declawing

Scratching is a normal behavior for cats. There are many reasons as to why cats scratch. It is a way for them to exercise and stretch their legs. With scratching they are able to leave their scent behind and mark their territory. It is also part of their natural...

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Maintenance For Your Pet

Maintenance For Your Pet

Being a pet owner comes with many responsibilities. You need to make sure your pet is fed, watered, let outside, vaccinated, on proper prevention, and much more. There are some things that need to be done on a regular basis, but pet owners often forget about them. Ear...

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Fear Free Certified: What That Means

Fear Free Certified: What That Means

Many humans find going to the doctor to be a stressful event. Veterinary visits can be just as stressful, if not more, for our pets. When we go in for an exam we can tell the doctor what is wrong and why we are there. The doctor is then able to explain to us what they...

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Updated COVID Information

We are keeping a close watch on COVID-19 and its impact on our policies and procedures. All of our team here at FFPC are currently healthy and we aim to stay that way so we can continue to provide care for our patients. As a precautionary measure, we are updating our...

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You Just Got a New Puppy Now What?

You Just Got a New Puppy Now What?

Congratulations on the new addition to your family! Being a new puppy owner is exciting, but it can get overwhelming. There is so much information out there on what to feed, what not to feed, what toys to get, the importance of socialization, potty training, vaccines,...

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National Garlic Day

National Garlic Day

Happy National Garlic Day! There’s garlic bread, garlic knots, garlic pasta, garlic chicken, garlic shrimp scampi, buttery garlic mashed potatoes, the list goes on and on. Who doesn’t love garlic? We’ll tell you who: our pets and VAMPIRES! And here is why: garlic is...

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4 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe and Warm This Winter

4 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe and Warm This Winter

This winter we’ve put together some tips on how to keep your pet warm and safe while you both enjoy this season!1. Dress your pet in coats of sweaters and they even make little booties for their paws! 2. Be sure to limit their time outside. Take them out to go potty...

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We are a family oriented veterinary clinic focusing on low stress and relaxed visits for you and your pet. Our clinic strives for excellence in every visit. In order to achieve that, we believe in a highly skilled staff. All of our veterinary technicians are formally trained and licensed professional, and they are all graduates of Rockford Career College. Our goal is to provide, or help obtain, the level of care our clients desire (ranging from the basics to the highest level of specialty medicine). We believe that relationships between the client, pet, our clinic, and other veterinary clinics produce the best outcome, and we have worked hard to establish and maintain a network of clinics that can be utilized for your pet. Courtesy and patience with clients and their pets are our priority.