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  • Top Five Dog Breeds in America
    Do You Know the Most Popular AKC Dog Breed in America?                We are a nation of dog lovers for sure.  But some dog breeds are more popular than others.  Of Read more
  • Three Common Questions on Google About the Curious Cat
    Why Do Cats Knead With Their Paws?                Last week, we looked at three common questions about dogs that people search on Google.  This week, I thought I would do the Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Kick Their Feet After They Go to the Bathroom?
    Top Three Google Search Questions About Dogs                This week, I thought I would answer a few curious questions about dogs.  These are three of the most common Google internet searches Read more
  • Are Bengal Cats Really Immune to Feline Leukemia?
    A Look at the Origin of the Myth of Feline Leukemia Resistance in Bengals                Dr. Schmidt recently shared with me that he has had a few clients who have adopted Read more
  • Sarcoptic Mange in Dogs
    The Ins and Outs of Canine Mange                Warm weather is finally here!  As we spend more time outdoors with our pets, there are more chances for our furry friends to Read more
  • Canine Influenza
    What You Need to Know About Canine Influenza                 We have been receiving a lot of questions about a recent news story detailing an outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago.  Here Read more
  • Guest Blogger Shawn Downs Discusses Your Cat Vs. The Carrier
    The Cat Tango             Does your cat disappear whenever he spots you dusting off the pet carrier for his annual trip to the vet? Does he resist the very idea of Read more
  • Guest Blogger Shawn Downs Discusses Environmental Enrichment for Your Cat
    Feed the Tiger:  Cater to the Beast Inside             You see them all the time on Animal Planet—the panther, the lion, the cheetah, the tiger. Kings and queens of their habitat, Read more
  • Patton Veterinary Hospital Offers Free Health Risk Assessments For Your Pets!
    Fill out a free health questionnaire for your pet today!             Patton Veterinary Hospital is pleased to offer a new tool to keep your pet safe and healthy.  The Pet Wellness Read more
  • Rat-Bite Fever
    What You Need to Know About Rat-Bite Fever             Last week, several local news stations ran a story about the tragic death of a Dillsburg infant who contracted Rat-bite Fever after Read more
  • Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Did St. Patrick Really Rid Ireland of Snakes?             Today we celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with all things green and a nod to the Irish.  What does Read more
  • The Joys and Hassles of Living with Two Dogs
                   Marty and Frankie take over my sofa every night!                 After this looong cold winter, I thought we could all use a little humor, so I decided to describe my Read more
  • Patton Veterinary Hospital Adresses the Beneful Lawsuit
    Is Beneful Dog Food Really Harming Dogs?                Most of you have probably seen on the internet and in the media that Beneful dog food is the subject of a class Read more
  • February 27 is National Polar Bear Day
    Happy National Polar Bear Day!               Since we have been dealing with our own Arctic weather here in York County, PA, I thought polar bears would be a great topic this Read more
  • What Happens When My Pet Gets His Teeth Cleaned?
    Dental Cleaning at Patton Veterinary Hospital              Recently, we talked about how to care for your pet’s teeth at home.  But pets need professional dental cleanings Read more
  • Why is Chocolate Toxic to Pets?
    Happy Valentine’s Day!                 With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many of us will give or receive chocolates.  Almost everyone knows that dogs and cats shouldn’t eat chocolate, but do Read more


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