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Cat Abscesses

Feline Abscesses are Common in Summer                 With warmer weather, some of our feline friends spend more time outside where they may come in contact with other cats or prey animals.  Read More

Seasona Allergies: What's Making My Pet so Itchy?

Seasonal Allergies:  What’s Making My Pet so Itchy?                 Just like people who suffer from hay fever, spring and fall are prime times for our pets to show signs of seasonal Read More

Return of the Cicadas

Return of the Cicadas:  Are these noisy insects harmful to pets?                 Spring and summer generally herald the return of the cicadas and their incessant song.  These large bodied, clumsy flying Read More

Top Ten Toxic Plants to Pets

Pretty Poisons:  Top Ten Plants Toxic to Pets Spring has arrived in York County at last!  And all these April and May showers are bringing about lots of spring blooms.  While Read More

Preventing Ticks

Ticks!  How to Prevent Those Icky Arachnids from Harming Your Pets                According to a recent news reports, due to the relatively warm winter, we can expect to see large numbers Read More

May 3rd is Specially-Abled Pets Day!

Celebrate the Triumph of the Animal Spirit                Just as there are many differently-abled people in the world, pets also often deal with a variety of medical issues that affect their Read More

Music Therapy for Pets

Can Music Really Soothe the Savage Beast?:  Using Music to Calm Our Pets                Patton Veterinary Hospital has been working to reduce stress and fear in our patients using a variety Read More

What Should I Do if I Find an Injured Baby Bird or Mammal?

Don’t Create Orphans!  How to Handle Finding Immature or Injured Wildlife             Spring weather typically means the resurgence of wildlife and lots of new babies being born in the wild.  We Read More

Tips for Monitoring Your Pet's Quality of Life

How Do I Know It Is Time To Say Goodbye?             As our pets age or become ill, it can be difficult to know what they are feeling and when it Read More

Patton Veterinary Hospital Using Updated Lyme Vaccine

Protect Your Dog with the New Vanguard crLyme Vaccine Patton Veterinary Hospital is excited to announce that we have started using an updated version of our current Lyme vaccine manufactured by Read More

Protect Your Pets and Family from Common Parasites

Protect Your Pets and Family from Parasites                Springtime means warm weather (well, warm-ish around here!) and more time spent outside with our children and pets.  This translates to more exposure Read More

Fun Facts About Rabbits

It’s Time for the Easter Bunny!                Many of us celebrate Easter this Sunday and lots of children are hoping for a visit from the Easter Bunny.  I thought I would Read More

A Look at Irish Breeds for St. Patrick's Day

A Look at the Irish Wolfhound and other Irish Dog Breeds                This week, we once again celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  In honor of the day, I thought we might look Read More

Kidney Transplants in Cats

Feline Kidney Transplants at the University of Pennsylvania                Chronic kidney failure is a common illness in senior cats.  Once patients display symptoms such as loss of appetite, weight loss, increased Read More

Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Otitis in Pets             Your dog is constantly shaking his head, scratching his ears, or rubbing his head on the floor.  Your cat is digging in her ears with her back Read More

Cantankerous Calicos

Does Coat Color Really Influence a Cat's Behavior?                We often joke that calico and tortoiseshell cats are a little feistier than other cats.  But it turns out that cats with Read More

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