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Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?

Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?                Cats are complex creatures to say the least, but we love our fabulous felines! When we think of cats, Read More

Nail Trims

Nail Trims                One of our most requested veterinary services has been nail trims.  Trimming a dog’s or cat’s (or rabbit’s, bird’s, you name it!) Read More

Can Pets Get Poison Ivy?

Can Pets Get Poison Ivy?                We probably all know the old rhyme about poison ivy—"leaves of three, let it be”—but, our pets can’t count Read More

Keep Pets Safe From Heat Stroke

Keep Your Pets Safe from Heat Stroke                With temperatures in the 90’s in Pennsylvania this summer, pets (and people!) may be prone to heat Read More

Toxic Toads?

Toxic Toads?                It’s a humid summer night. Your dog or cat goes outside, sniffs around in the grass, picks something up then backs away Read More

Skunk vs. Pet--How Can You Get Rid of Skunk Smell?

Skunked? Learn How to Get Rid of the Smell!                Nothing on earth smells quite as bad as skunk odor.  Skunks can direct the spray Read More

Thunderstorm and Noise Phobias in Pets

Storm and Noise Phobias                July fourth is just around the corner.  I know, right? Where has the summer gone already? Independence Day means fireworks Read More

Should I microchip my pet?

Should I Microchip My Pet?             The main purpose of having a microchip implanted is so that your pet can be reunited with you in the Read More

Ewww! Hairballs!

Ewww! Hairballs!                If you own a cat, chances are very high that you’ve seen a hairball first hand.  That hacking gagging sound followed by Read More

Fleas and Ticks on Cats

Fleas and Ticks on Cats                It’s hard to believe it’s June already and summer is just around the corner.  Hot, humid weather is prime Read More

Giardia Infection in Dogs and Cats

Giardia in Dogs and Cats                Giardia is a fairly common parasite in York County and South Central Pennsylvania.  But what exactly is giardia and Read More

Dogs are Being Trained to Detect Coronavirus by Scent

Dogs are being trained to detect coronavirus by scent                Dogs have incredible noses. Their acute sense of smell allows them to perform search and Read More

Socializing Puppies During the Pandemic

Socializing Puppies during the Pandemic                We’ve been seeing lots of new puppies lately at Patton! It’s great that so many dogs are being adopted Read More

Lyme Disease in Pets

Lyme Disease in Pets                As if we don’t have enough to worry about right now, spring brings forth fleas and ticks which can infest Read More

Mighty Mites!

Mighty Mites!                Dogs and cats as well as birds, guinea pigs and other animals can be infested with various types of external parasites including Read More

The Dangers of Raw Diets in Dogs and Cats

Dangers of Raw Diets in Dogs and Cats                Raw diets may seem like a good idea as a “natural” diet to feed your pet. Read More

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