AVMA Pet Food Recall List

AVMA Pet Food Recall List The American Veterinary Medical Association publishes an ongoing list of pet food alerts and recalls. This information is based on reports and alerts received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or manufacturers:

Urgent foster care needed for pup!

Urgent foster care needed for pup!   We've been contacted by Gina Gambino, who some of you might know as a Fairfield Animal Control Officer.  She's moved to a new position as head Animal Control Officer in Bridgeport — and

Heartworm Disease: Gross. Dangerous. Preventable

By Dr. Patricia Hart    Gross. Dangerous. Preventable  Heartworm disease. Yes, it exists here and yes, you need to prevent it. We are very lucky that we don’t see heartworm disease in dogs with the frequency seen just slightly to

House Calls & Training Bundles

House Calls & Training Bundles             “House Call” is a bit of a misnomer in that, though most sessions are at your home, we could just as easily meet in a park, on the beach, in town—wherever. Appointments run roughly

Decoding Dog Behaviors

  Continuing Education at Newtown Veterinary Specialists   By Jody Rosengarten of The Bark Stops Here   On May 1st, Drs. Hart, Nerone and I attended Two’s Company: Aggression Between Household Dogs, a lecture by veterinary behavior consultant, Ellen Lindell

Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants For Pets

Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants For Pets Now that the weather is getting nicer, you may be thinking about your garden. This list, complied by the ASPCA, contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects

Spring and Goats

  by Dr. Patricia Hart   Niblet, Myrtle and George, my 3 Nigerian Dwarf goats, are back in town after their winter away. They will be outside in their goat pen at the hospital at least once a week this

Tick Me Off: The Truth about Frontline

By Dr. Patricia Hart   Tick me off.  Let ME tell you the truth about Frontline…and all the other safe products that are available to protect your pet against ticks. Yes, I’m referencing a sign in the window of a popular

What is the rabies risk for my pet?

What is the rabies risk for my pet? Any animal bitten or scratched by either a wild, carnivorous mammal or a bat that is not available for testing should be regarded as having been exposed to rabies. Unvaccinated dogs, cats,

Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention: Spring 2014 Guidelines

By Patricia Hart Spring has sprung. Yipes… there’s a bug! Luckily we have a great arsenal of safe products available to protect you and your pet from parasites. And the diseases they bring. Heartworm protocol changes: The American Heartworm Society

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Southport Veterinary Center

2131 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: (203)259-5295
Fax: (203)254-3799
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