Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic - Blog Author: Dr. Rick Coufal, DVM

Dr. Rick Coufal, DVM

Dr. Rick Coufal, DVM

Dr. Rick Coufal is the founder and lead veterinarian for Ponderosa Veterinary Clinic. Coufal graduated from State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in May of 2000.
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Microchipping Cats: Pros and Cons

Do you have a cat? If so, you may be wondering if microchipping cats is a good idea. Microchipping pets has become increasingly popular in

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How Often Do Dogs Need Dental Cleaning?

Your pet’s oral health plays a vital role in their overall well-being. Just like us, dogs can have dental problems. While cavities are less common,

When Can A Puppy Be Neutered?

     Neutering is a common medical practice that owners do for their pets, but deciding what age to get the procedure done can be

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Should I Neuter My Cat?

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals estimates that 3.2 million cats enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Additionally, hundreds of thousands