Fireworks and Thunderstorm Fears in Pets

Summer noises… Fireworks and thunderstorm phobias.  Imagine if you didn’t know what that noise and sound was and you were helpless to protect your family.  You would be anxious too.  If you know your dog is distressed by thunder and

Leptospirosis Update: Vaccination Recommended

By Dr. Patricia Hart Leptospirosis Update! New recommendations from the Cornell Spring Symposium I attended recently with our Tech Lauren: All dogs regardless of their perceived risk should be vaccinated against Leptospirosis unless there have been severe vaccine reactions in

Tick Prevention: Updates from Cornell

By Dr. Patricia Hart Fresh from the Cornell Spring Symposium that Lauren and I attended a few weeks ago: Tick prevention is more important than ever due to the ever increasing amounts of dangerous organisms that our ticks carry and

Career Day from our Vet Tech Kerri

“This Spring I was asked to speak at Career Day at Park City Magnet School in Bridgeport. I think working in the veterinary field has its advantages because who doesn’t like animals? I spoke to a group of 6th-8th graders

Canine Flu: Facts for CT Residents

Have you heard of the canine flu? I’m sure most of you have, based on what’s on the news these days. Here’s some information that might be useful to know about the flu in our neck of the woods: –

Deer Ticks: Affecting Dogs, Cats and Humans

About those parasites… by Dr. Patricia Hart Our enemy the deer tick is a carrier of many diseases that our pets can and do get. I have been on the fence about routine surveillance of well dogs for the tick

Service Animals vs Emotional Support Animals

By Dr. Patricia Hart I just returned from a quick trip to North Carolina and it underscored some subjects that we are addressing in our upcoming seminar this weekend (Saturday, Nov 15 at 4:30, see an earlier blog for details).

Free Seminar: Pet Tips from the Pros… Helping You Make Informed Decisions About Your Pet’s Health

Pet health care has come a long way, with all sorts of advanced treatments, therapies and medicines that can improve the quality of your dog or cat’s life well into old age.  But it’s difficult for pet owners to stay

Hours of Operation Change for Wednesday October 22,2014

Hours of Operation Change for Wednesday October 22, 2014 We will be open from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, however we will only have a Veterinarian in the office to see appointments from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm. If you

Flea Control Issues Discussed in The New York Times

The New York Times ran a helpful piece on September 29 by Health and Wellness reporter Tara Parker-Pope — entitled, Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas.  The piece starts out wondering if fleas are making a comeback… due to some

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