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Coronavirus Precautions as of 3/20/2020

These are the most up-to-date precautions that we as a clinic are implementing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  During this difficult time, we appreciate all of our clients understanding and cooperation! We are always available by phone during our modified business hours to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Thank you.

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

These are some of the most common questions you may have as an owner concerning the coronavirus and your pets. If you don’t see your question listed, please call us at 814-288-8821 so that we may further assist you.

 

FDA alerts Pet Owners about Pet Food Recalls

Click here to be directed to the FDA page concerning pet food recalls of 2018.

 

Step-by-step guide to brushing your pets teeth

Click here for a step-by-step guide, as well as tips on brushing your pets teeth.

 

Crate Training Information

Why is it a good idea to crate train your dog? When shouldn’t you crate you dog? Click the link for some great information about crate training!

 

Why you should buy from your Vet

Click on the link above to see the dangers of ordering your pets medications and prevention’s online.

 

 

Puppy Socialization Video
We all appreciate the joy and companionship that a well behaved dog brings to our lives. What we don’t always appreciate is that there are many different factors that can determine whether a puppy grows into that wonderful lifelong companion. Join Dr. Christopher Pachel as he explains the ins and outs of puppy socialization. Watch Video

 

Elective Spay and Neutering of Pets
Informing pet owners what the risks and benefits are to spaying and neutering cats and dogs. In addition to resources and programs related to managing your pet’s reproduction. Read more

 

 

Vaccines & Your Pet
There’s a lot of conflicting and confusing vaccine information on the internet, and you may have a lot of questions and concerns. Don’t worry, your veterinary team is here to help. Read more.

 

Advice on Getting Your Cat into a Cat Carrier
In her podcast, Dr. Jane Brunt (Executive Director of the CATalyst Council and, owner and director of the Cat Hospital at Towson in Baltimore) talks about steps you can take to make your cat’s carrier a safe, secure and inviting place to be. View Here

 

End of life decisions: When is it time for euthanasia?
The hardest question you have to face as a pet owner. Dr. Mary Gardner wants to help your veterinary patients have a perfect ending to their perfect life. View Here

 

Veterinary Partner dot com
VeterinaryPartner.com supports your veterinarian and you in the care of your animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community. View Here

 

How Responsible of a Dog Owner Are You?
September is Responsible Pet Ownership Month. Sounds boring, right? But it’s important! View Her

 

pear_dog10 Healthiest Human Foods for Dogs

Take a look at the following 10 healthiest human foods for dogs and consider adding them to your own dog’s meal routine. View Article Here

Tips from the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association. As the winter months approach, you need to take the time to ensure that your pets enjoy a happy, healthy winter season. View Article Here

small_avianAvian First Aid 

There are a host of emergencies that require first aid in pet birds ranging from animal attacks, egg binding, and breathing difficulties to fractures, head trauma, and smoke inhalation. View Article Here

 

 

logoWhat is Heartworm

A heartworm is a parasitic worm (Dirofilaria immitis) that lives in the heart and pulmonary arteries of an infected animal.  View Article Here

 

snowyanimalsWinter Safety Tips

 

 

Pet_First_Aid_dogPet First Aid Fact Sheet

Pets may require first aid for a number of reasons: injury, illness, seizure, or an accident. Pet first aid is care you administer yourself immediately, but it cannot take the place of proper veterinary care. View Here