Our Amended Declaw Philosophy

June 13, 2019
Recently, our doctors and staff made the unanimous decision to amend our declaw philosophy.  We want to make sure our clients are aware of our amended policy, and also understand the purpose behind this compassionate change for our feline companions. The declaw procedure itself is performed by amputation of the cat’s third toe bone.  This [...]

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Why does my indoor cat need to see the Vet?

November 8, 2018

If this question has ever crossed your mind, then you are not alone. It seems obvious, my cat stays inside all day every day, so why do they need to come in for vaccines? The short answer is because disease-causing organisms can live anywhere. Protecting the health and wellness of your feline companion is what […]

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Preventative Medicine and Testing in Cats

September 27, 2018

Preventative and wellness care is an excellent way to make sure your feline friend has a long and healthy life.  It is almost always easier to prevent health problems in pets than it is to treat illnesses later.   Here are some common vaccines, tests, and preventative products that are frequently used to help keep your […]

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Are You Aware of Pain in Your Pet?

September 6, 2018

by LVT Amanda Clever September has arrived, which means the temperature will rise and fall. Pumpkins, fallen leaves, and hay rides will be all around. The final days of summer are where you and your beloved pet can enjoy the great outdoors. But what if your pet has started to not what to join in […]

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Preventative Medicine and Testing in Dogs

August 24, 2018

By Scott Pandya, VMD Wellness vaccines, testing, and preventative products are all important parts of having a healthy pet. It is almost always easier to prevent health problems in pets than it is to treat illnesses later. For this reason, your veterinarian may recommend a variety of preventative health measures to ensure that your furry […]

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Effects That Human Medications

April 4, 2018

by Elizabeth Charles, Tech Supervisor As Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and family members of young children we always make sure our household items and medications are out of the reach of little hands – BUT, did you ever think about what these items can do to your furry, four-legged loved ones? Although some medications are […]

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Your Impact on Wildlife

March 29, 2018

by Amanda, LVT Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, the great outdoors are just a few steps out your front door. A part of the great outdoors is wildlife. Many of us take for granted that little squirrel in the tree, the birds by the bird feeder at the kitchen window, or that occasional raccoon that […]

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National Adopt a Guinea Pig Month

March 12, 2018

In 2002 the ASPCA declared the month of March “National Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month”. This was developed because of the overwhelming number of guinea pigs entering shelters. A guinea pig may be the perfect pet for you if you are not quite ready for the commitment of a dog or a cat. Don’t […]

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Lily Toxicosis: Cat Lovers Beware!

February 14, 2018

It was February 15th of 2015. I walked into work and the hospital was gushing over my head technician’s sparkling engagement ring. The ring was just a little large but absolutely brilliant. Lillian’s eyes glistened with tears as she relayed the beautiful engagement story. This would definitely be a Valentine’s Day she would never forget. […]

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Valentine’s Day – Toxic Foods For Pets

February 12, 2018

As Valentine’s Day approaches many yummy candies and foods will find their way into our homes. You know the ones I’m talking about….. they typically come in those adorable little heart-shaped boxes. For us, those wonderful treats are an amazing delight, however, they can also be toxic foods for pets. Chocolate is probably the most common […]

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