Cedar Pet Clinic Blog

Signs of Pet Cancer


Pet cancer affects both dogs and cats, but often in a different way. Because animals now live longer than ever before, approximately 50 percent of dogs over age 10 will deal with some type of cancer. The most common types of canine cancer include malignant lymphoma, mast cell cancer, mammary gland tumors, bone cancer, and soft tissue sarcomas.

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National Pet Week 2015



Cedar Pet Clinic in Lake Elmo is pleased to take part in National Pet Week again this year, which runs from Sunday, May 3 to Saturday, May 9. Started in 1981 by the America Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA), National Pet Week is an opportunity to celebrate the love people have for their pets and to promote responsible pet ownership. No matter how long someone has owned a pet, there's always something to learn about taking great care of him or her.

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Canine Influenza update: 5/1/15

The Doctors at Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo are aware of the concerns your families are probably having in regards to all the Canine Influenza talk in the news right now. We wanted to give you some information and let you know that our staff can also answer any questions you may have about the current outbreaks.

At this time Canine Influenza H3N2 has been confirmed in Chicago and a few surrounding states, including Wisconsin and Iowa. To date, there is no confirmed cases in our area or the state of Minnesota. This is a different strain of Canine Influenza than has previously been seen in the United States. We have historically seen outbreaks of the H3N8 strain, which have been confined to the eastern United States, from New York to Florida. Currently the H3N8 strain is the only approved vaccine for Canine Influenza.

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After-Hours Emergencies

After Hours Veterinary Care
1014 Dale Street North
St. Paul, MN 55117
(Inside Como Park Animal Hospital just north of downtown St. Paul)
24-hour care for multiple species

Animal Emergency & Referral Center of MN
1163 Helmo Avenue N
Oakdale, MN 55128


Animal Emergency & Referral Center of MN
1542 7th St. W.
St. Paul, MN 55012
(located 2 blocks east of 35E)