Cumberland Animal Clinic

216 Greely Road
Cumberland, ME 04021

(207)829-5078

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Outfoxing the Foxtail

foxtail large Colin Chaves Photo courtesy of Dr. Colin Chaves This incredibly large foxtail (dubbed "King Foxtail") was brought into the clinic in a lab's ...

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Why Whiskers is Whisked off to the Back Room

Photo by Dr. Gregory Tackett A few nights ago, I was at rehearsal for our local community symphonic band, where I play keyboard percussion — xylophone, bell ...

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Pain Drugs for Dogs and Being an Informed Owner

Controlling your dog’s pain is essential to his overall well-being. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of drugs commonly used to control ...

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Waiting Room Manners for Pets and Humans

We’ve all been frustrated by someone at the clinic waiting room who allows their pet to annoy others. Is it possible that at times we are the ones who unintent ...

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Just Because we Can do it, Should we?

I call this dilemma the “Just because we can do it, should we?” phenomenon.As much as owners like answers and veterinarians like to fix things, sometimes pursu ...

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Cancer is a Cellular Delinquent

Like people, our pets’ bodies develop cancer cells throughout their lifetime. In the lucky ones, these cells remain dormant and no malignancy ever grows; in oth ...

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