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Ask the Vet: Dogs are Sweet Enough Already

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Throughout the year, veterinary hospitals learn to expect and prepare for certain seasonal emergencies. In the summer we see a rash of foxtails and snake bites, in the spring more cats come in having eaten lilies. The fall and winter months are no different, and hold their own specific hazards for our pets, many of which are related to our holiday celebrations.

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Dr. Miller is a graduate of the Veterinary School at the University of California, Davis. Prior to veterinary school he received his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from the University of California Berkeley. Originally from Placerville, CA, he grew up in the country surrounded by lots of animals. He works at Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care in San Ramon and is, of course, a huge Cal fan.

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