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  • Osteosarcoma: Bone Tumors
    Cancer Series:  November is Cancer Awareness Month for Pets Osteosarcoma                 Osteosarcoma is a cancer of the bones.  It most often occurs in the long bones of older, large breed dogs.  Patients Read more
  • Lymphoma
    Cancer Series: November is Cancer Awareness Month for Pets Lymphoma                 Lymphoma is a form of cancer that can affect pets of any age and can be found in nearly any organ Read more
  • Mammary Tumors in Cats and Dogs
    Cancer Series: November is Cancer Awareness Month for Pets Mammary Tumors                 October was breast cancer awareness month, but did you know that dogs and cats can get breast or mammary cancer Read more
  • Hemangiosarcoma in Pets
    Cancer Series: November is Cancer Awareness Month for Pets Hemangiosarcoma                 November marks National Pet Cancer Awareness Month.  To promote cancer awareness, we will discuss a different type of cancer affecting pets Read more
  • Top Five Halloween Hazards
    Halloween Hazards                 Fall has arrived bringing colored leaves, crisp cool air, more pumpkin-spiced items than you can imagine and, my favorite holiday, Halloween.  We have discussed things that might be Read more
  • National Veterinary Technician Week
    Help PVH Celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week!                 We at Patton Veterinary Hospital have an amazing team of nurses and we invite everyone to help us celebrate and thank the wonderful Read more
  • What is a Heart Murmur?
    What Does it Mean if My Pet Has a Heart Murmur?                 At Patton Veterinary Hospital, many of our patients have heart murmurs.  Murmurs can be mild and “innocent”, or they Read more
  • Bringing Awareness About Cancer in Our Pets
    Cancer in Companion Animals                 Cancer is a very scary word that no one every wants to hear as a diagnosis.  There are many, many types of cancer and we see Read more
  • Mast Cell Tumors
    Mast Cell Tumors in Pets                 Dogs and cats can develop a variety of different types of skin tumors, many of which are benign or non-cancerous.  But one of the more Read more
  • Anal Sacculitis
    Why is my Dog Scooting His Butt on the Floor?                 I’m sure you’ve all seen dogs dragging their bottoms across the floor.  Many people mistakenly think this is a sign Read more
  • Antifreeze Toxicity in Pets
    What Happens When a Pet Drinks Antifreeze?                 Most of us know that antifreeze is toxic to pets, but what actually happens when a pet drinks antifreeze?  Antifreeze typically contains ethylene Read more
  • Charlie and the Veterinary Hospital
    Charlie and the Veterinary Hospital                 The world lost a great comic actor last week—the incomparable Gene Wilder.  Mr. Wilder made numerous movies, but he is perhaps best remembered for his Read more
  • How Do I Know if My Pet is in Pain?
    Recognizing Pain in Animals                 At Patton Veterinary Hospital, we are asked this question a lot:  Is my pet in pain?  No one wants their pet to suffer, but our dogs Read more
  • Is an Iguana a Good Pet For You?
    Do Iguanas Make Good Pets?                 While reptiles are not my forte, Doctors Doug and Kevin Schmidt and Dr. Spencer at Patton Veterinary Hospital do see reptiles and other exotic pets.  Read more
  • Celebrate Black Cat Appreciation Day this Week
    August 17th is Black Cat Appreciation Day!                 Black cats are most often associated with Halloween and bad luck, at least in this country.  But did you know that in many Read more
  • Continuing Education and the Veterinary Oath
    The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association and Continuing Education                 All veterinarians take an oath that we strive to uphold: The veterinarian's oath Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to Read more


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