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2145 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75075

We are on the North East Corner of Park & Custer (Behind the Walgreens)

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Hours

Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Closed 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Heartworm Prevention: Why dose every 30 days

Heartworm Prevention: Why dose every 30 days

I am often asked if it is okay to give the monthly heartworm preventative every 45 to 60 days. When I ask the pet parent why she/he would want to do that, her/his answer is she/he read on the internet that it is safer to give a heartworm preventative every 45 to 60...

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Is your Pet on Heartworm Prevention?

Is your Pet on Heartworm Prevention?

Now that summer is here, the risk of parasite transmission increases for dogs and cats. This is especially true for heartworm infection, as these worms are transmitted through the bite of a mosquito. Part of our annual visit with dogs includes a heartworm test (this...

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HELP! My pet has allergies!!!

HELP! My pet has allergies!!!

Many of our patients throughout the year come in with itchy skin, irritated eyes, inflamed ears, and other side effects of discomfort. Especially this time of year, we see an influx of patients suffering from a variety of allergies. Here at Paws & Claws we know...

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Traditional Spay vs Modified Spay

Traditional Spay vs Modified Spay

We have recently received an influx in pet parent's requesting a modified spay, aka ovary sparing spay, but are curious whether this type of sterilization is truly more "beneficial" for their pet. Read the following as Dr. Shawn weighs out your options! Keep in mind,...

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Lumps and Bumps

Lumps and Bumps

We are often contacted by pet parents who want to know when a pet should be seen if a new bump is discovered. Typically tumors are not emergencies and can wait until the next day. However, all lumps and bumps should be examined and usually aspirated or removed and...

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Testing for Diseases of the Urinary System

Testing for Diseases of the Urinary System

We see many pets with bladder and kidney diseases. All of them require testing to some degree. Here is a brief explanation of some of the tests we may need to do to help us properly diagnose and treat your pet. Blood testing is done to check for any of the following:...

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Detoxification

Detoxification

Holistic detoxification is a comprehensive multi-organ, total-body cleansing and natural detoxification program. It includes reducing toxin intake, enhancing toxin elimination, and using specific detoxification herbs and other supportive nutraceuticals to strengthen...

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CBD / Hemp – Miracle Supplement or Snake Oil?

CBD / Hemp – Miracle Supplement or Snake Oil?

Many of our pet parents are interested in using CBD/Hemp Oil for their pets. CBD/Hemp Oil has become the latest “in” supplement for people to give their dogs and cats. Is this just a fad, or could CBD/Hemp Oil really help your pet? The answer is… It Depends. High...

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Hemp and CBD Oil: The Latest Fad

Hemp and CBD Oil: The Latest Fad

Hemp/CBD oil is the supplement of the day, the latest fad. While I believe it can be beneficial for a variety of conditions, including seizures, immune support, cancer, aging-related issues, and anxiety, I fear that so many pet owners are jumping on the...

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