Category: Blog

Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist  The benefits of having animals in our lives is great and the list long. However, for this blog post I would like to talk about one of the potentially serious drawbacks of co-existing with animals; zoonotic diseases are those which can be passed from animals to humans.  These…

Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Are you a foster parent or have you found an unexpected little one that now requires your love and attention? I am a foster parent and specialize in neonatal (baby) puppies and kittens. In this blog I will be focusing on kitten care from birth to 5 weeks of…

Jo Marshall, CVT, NREMT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Hi, my name is Jo and I pick mushrooms. I pick them every day!  I gather them up when I do my daily dog poop patrol in the yard.  It is no small feat to do the mushroom gathering that I do, as there have been times…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist, Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator Did you know that a bite from your furry friend Felis domesticus (house cat), can have dire consequences? As a person who very recently spent 3 days hospitalized on IV antibiotics for a cat bite, I thought I would share a little public service warning. If your…

Audra Stillabower, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Recently I had to take my elderly dog to the veterinarian for an overall check up and some blood work. This was my first visit to this veterinarian and as “just” a pet owner and not a veterinary professional. This trip was nerve-racking for me and I have a…