Category: Blog

Michelle Willis, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Any cat owner knows that catnip holds some awesome power. It is entertaining for both the cat and owner to watch its effects unfold. Rolling, drooling, and face rubbing from Catnip has been reported since the 1700s. Have you ever wondered why the magical plant does what it does?…

Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist So you have decided to bring a dog into your home. Everyone in the family is excited and looking forward to the new family member. But….you have a cat. Will that work? Will your cat accept the dog? Will your new dog respect the cat? Consider, and then reconsider…

Michelle Willis, CVT, RVT Veterinary Information Specialist  This post was inspired by an incident that occurred at home with my own dog, Zoey (*names have been changes to protect the victim). Living in the SE of the country, we are no stranger to all sorts of insects. Zoey, who is our very curious Boston Terrier,…

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…