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(BPT) — Among the many ways you can provide for your four-legged friends while making responsible choices for the environment are some of the following ideas:   Adopt your pet Adopting … more
A month ago, on a Sunday evening, I received a message from a friend that a dear friend of hers had a sick dog. Over the weekend, the dog, Mia Ali, developed shortness of breath and had extreme … more
Emergencies are serious, unexpected and often dangerous situations that require immediate attention. When a pet becomes ill, pet owners are rarely prepared. The possibility is certainly something … more
In the past few weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has flooded newsfeeds and shaken the world’s economy. We are seeing the continued ripple effects of the virus as it spreads here in the United … more
During the holidays, pet parents and house guests appear more susceptible to the alluring look on the face of the family cat or dog as they gaze at your leftovers. All too often, people try … more
Vision for Riverside Dog Park HAWLEY, PA — The Lake Region Community Dock Foundation is in the process of bringing a dog park to the hounds of Hawley and beyond. The plans for the one-acre park … more
Being a veterinarian is an amazing career. It is a job filled with many highs; but while we are part of some of the happiest times, we are also there on the saddest of days. Those happy times look … more
It is Friday night and your dog comes in from its evening walk, and all of a sudden your dog is limping on its back right leg. You take a closer look, thinking maybe something is stuck in its pads. … more
May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Since 2005, this month is dedicated to raising awareness and combating this horrible disease. As part of my column this month, I wanted to capture another unique … more
Animals age much faster than people do; because of that, their joints can certainly sustain some severe damages and stresses. One of the many struggles with the aging process is that the mind is … more
Nearly two weeks ago, there was a stray kitten that had tested positive for rabies after biting its foster owner in Sullivan County, NY. Rabies is a devastating viral disease that affects mammals, … more
Inappropriate ingestion of marijuana in animals is becoming a more common occurrence in veterinary medicine. With the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in some states, plus the … more
My only experience with pet rats was when my uncle would bring his furry friends along for holiday visits. I was amazed watching the rats climb on his arm or perch on … more
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