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Three Mysterious Feline Behaviors Explained

Three Mysterious Feline Behaviors Explained                Cats are mysterious creatures and exhibit a number of, well, odd behaviors.  Let’s explore a few to see what Read More

Pancreatitis in Pets

Pancreatitis in Pets                Pancreatitis is a common cause of vomiting in dogs and cats, especially around the holidays when we tend to want to Read More

Tick Myths

Tick Myths                It’s November in Pennsylvania which means a mixed bag of weather—75F one day, 45 the next. But ticks disappear this time of Read More

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month                Diabetes mellitus is a common disease of middle aged and older pets.  Obesity can be a contributing factor.  The Read More

Cats are Twice as Likely to Survive Snake Bites than Dogs

Cats are twice as likely to survive snake bites than dogs                Thankfully, Pennsylvania only has a few species of venomous snakes and the copperhead Read More

Help Pets Have a Fear-Free Halloween

Help Pets Have a Fear-Free Halloween                Halloween is a fun holiday for most of us, though maybe wearing masks is a little less desirable Read More

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs Hip dysplasia is a common orthopedic problem in dogs. But what is it, what are the risk factors and how is it treated?  Read on for more Read More

Happy National Veterinary Technician Week 2020!

Happy National Veterinary Technician Week!                Every October, we celebrate Veterinary Technician Week. Vet techs are indispensable to the veterinary field.  While they have a Read More

Are Spotted Lanternflies Toxic to Pets?

Are Spotted Lanternflies Toxic to Pets?                The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive insect species spreading across the United States that can damage fruit trees—particularly Read More

Itchy Pet? It Could be Seasonal Allergies

Itchy Pet? It Could be Seasonal Allergies                We’ve been seeing lots of itchy dogs and cats at Patton in the past few weeks. While Read More

Is Your Cat Painful?

     Hello Fall!  For many of us, this is the season of warmed pumpkin spice lattes, sweater weather, and of course Halloween.  If you’re a feline aficionado like myself, Read More

Can My Pet Eat That?

Can my Pet Eat That?                Let’s face it, we all love our pets and we like to treat them once in a while—OK, maybe Read More

Keeping Senior Pets Happy and Healthy

Keeping Senior Pets Happy and Healthy                It’s no secret that our pets age faster than we do. But, with improved veterinary care, pets are Read More

How to Silence Nuisance Barking

How to Silence Nuisance Barking                Why do dogs bark?  Well, to communicate, of course! A dog’s bark is his “voice” so to speak and Read More

Flea Infestations in Dogs and Cats

Fleas Just because summer is coming to an end, that doesn’t mean you should stop protecting your pet against fleas.  While fleas love warm humid weather, pets can become infested with Read More

Mushroom Toxicity in Dogs

Fatal Fungus:  Mushroom Toxicity in Dogs While the white button and other edible mushrooms we buy at the grocery store are not usually a problem, wild mushrooms are often toxic to Read More

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