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Prosthetics for Pets

In keeping with my recent theme of technological advances for pets with Televet remote medicine and the Freestyle Libre glucose monitor, let’s talk about the use of 3-D printers in Read More

Telemedicine Comes to Patton Veterinary Hospital with Televet

Ever wished you could contact your vet and get help from home instead of bringing your pet to the veterinary office?  With telemedicine and a new app called Televet, this Read More

The Scoop on Dogs Eating Poop: Can Dogs Get Sick from Ingesting Stool from Other Species?

We love our dogs and many of us kiss our dogs and allow them to lick or kiss us, too.  But, if you have a dog who eats poo (also Read More

Toxic Cleaning Solution Myths

The internet and social media can be great for finding information and for entertainment. However, there is a lot of misinformation out there, too.  This week, we look at some Read More

What Causes Bloat in Dogs?

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV), more commonly known as “bloat” is a life-threatening condition that occurs most commonly in large and giant breed dogs.  The stomach fills with gas, then Read More

Rabbit Reproduction and What to Do if you Find a Rabbit’s Nest

With Easter just around the corner, bunnies are everywhere!  The Eastern Cottontail rabbit is the main species in Pennsylvania.  Wild rabbits begin nesting mid-March through earlySeptember. A rabbit doe can Read More

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Pet

York County has one of the highest incidences of Lyme in the United States. While you cannot prevent your pet from ever getting a tick on her, there are ways to reduce the incidence of Lyme disease transmission in dogs. Thankfully, cats are rarely affected by Lyme-only a handful of reported cases have been documented in immune compromised cats. Read More

Prostate Issues in Dogs and Cats

Prostate Issues In Dogs and Cats Let’s face it, nobody likes a prostate exam. But, sometimes something goes wrong with the prostate requiring that weDogs can experience three main issues with their prostate glands: Prostate infection/prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy or enlarged prostate gland and prostate cancer. Cats rarely develop problems with their prostates. Read More

Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats: Fighting Otitis

Is your dog shaking her head a lot? Does your cat have a lot of waxy stuff in his ears?  Is there a bad odor coming from your pet’s ears? Read More

My Deadly Valentine

My Deadly Valentine               OK, I admit, the title is a bit dramatic, but, hopefully, it has you intrigued. Valentine’s Day is a day to Read More

Keep Pets Safe and Warm This Winter with these Cold Weather Tips

Cold Weather Hazards               Pennsylvania winters can be a mixed bag as far as temperatures and precipitation go, and while we are currently experiencing a Read More

Vaccines for Bees?

Vaccines for Bees?              No one likes to be stung by a bee, but the truth is, that honeybees are vital to agricultural systems throughout Read More

Does Your Dog Sound Like a Goose? Collapsing Trachea in Dogs

Does Your Dog Sound Like a Goose?  Collapsing Trachea in Dogs                Small breed dogs such as Yorkshire Terriers and Maltese may develop a Read More

Aortic Thromboembolism in Cats

Aortic Thromboembolism in Cats                Last week, you may have seen our Facebook post about a lovely patient named Pippin who we lost due Read More

Can Ferrets Get the Flu?

Can Ferrets Get the Flu?                 Despite warmish weather and lots of rain instead of snow, it is still winter in south central Pennsylvania and that means it’s flu season.  While Read More

Obesity in Our Pets: Make a Resolution to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

Obesity in Pets                 One of the top New Year’s resolutions has to be losing weight.  We all vow to exercise and take off those extra pounds we’ve gained by eating Read More

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