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Dental care is particularly important for human health and that also applied to a pet’s overall health. Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. More … more
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Back in the days when the Baby Boomer generation were kids, it seemed like every pet store had “baby turtles” for sale. Our parents brought home a couple as they were seemingly easy to … more
The words above were penned by composer Leigh Harline for the Disney animated fable “Pinnochio.” In 1940, child actor Dickie Jones leant his talents to give voice to Geppetto’s … more
In the past few weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has flooded newsfeeds and shaken the world’s economy. We are seeing the continued ripple effects of the virus as it spreads here in the United … more
If you've read the newspaper for any length of time, or been a subscriber and gotten a renewal card in the mail, you've seen my best friend. You may have seen her in Facebook posts, reminding you … more
During the holidays, pet parents and house guests appear more susceptible to the alluring look on the face of the family cat or dog as they gaze at your leftovers. All too often, people try … more
If you have ever had to euthanize a pet, you know it is an extremely difficult and emotional process. The euthanasia process itself was a strong topic of discussion at the end of the NYS Legislative … more
Emergencies are serious, unexpected and often dangerous situations that require immediate attention. When a pet becomes ill, pet owners are rarely prepared. The possibility is certainly something … more
My only experience with pet rats was when my uncle would bring his furry friends along for holiday visits. I was amazed watching the rats climb on his arm or perch on … more
(BPT) — Among the many ways you can provide for your four-legged friends while making responsible choices for the environment are some of the following ideas:   Adopt your pet Adopting … more
A month ago, on a Sunday evening, I received a message from a friend that a dear friend of hers had a sick dog. Over the weekend, the dog, Mia Ali, developed shortness of breath and had extreme … more
May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Since 2005, this month is dedicated to raising awareness and combating this horrible disease. As part of my column this month, I wanted to capture another unique … more
Vision for Riverside Dog Park HAWLEY, PA — The Lake Region Community Dock Foundation is in the process of bringing a dog park to the hounds of Hawley and beyond. The plans for the one-acre park … more
Being a veterinarian is an amazing career. It is a job filled with many highs; but while we are part of some of the happiest times, we are also there on the saddest of days. Those happy times look … more
Spaying and neutering your pets is very important. Veterinarians have been recommending spaying and neutering dogs and cats by six months of age for quite some time. Today, there are several opinions … more
In most cases, dogs and cats deliver their puppies or kittens without issues. However, there are rare situations when delivery does not go as planned. Several weeks ago, in the early hours of the … more
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Scrutiny of opioid prescriptions for human beings has increased in recent years in reaction to the opioid and heroin crisis sweeping the country. But there is another part … more
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