Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Year’s Eve

We wish you all a wonderful evening of celebration as we ring in the new year.  Remember that pets can be frightened by loud music, fireworks, poppers used at parties, so you may want to crate them or make sure they have a safe room to keep them calm and happy. Be careful and have […]

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My pet is injured: what should I do for Him?

Anytime your pet is injured, he is not himself.  Walk up easy on your pet and talk in calm tones.  Keep in mind as you try to examine to see what injuries have occurred, your pet may growl, snarl, nip, scratch or even bite you.  This is their response to pain. Caution is the first […]

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New Year’s Closings

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Making a first aid kit for your pet

Here is a quick list of items you may want to put in a toolbox marked pet first aid kit. Pet Medical Record (VIP is happy to provide an extra copy of all care given at our facility) Muzzle (we know your pet is always a great happy camper, but when they are hurt they […]

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Pet Rescue

Now that the holiday is officially behind, you may find a pet out in the cold in need of a home.  We can check to see if they have a microchip anytime at no charge.   We occasionally have pets to re-home for clients, so if you are looking, ask us to see if we […]

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Puppy vaccine schedule

Puppies need many vaccines to keep them healthy. Rabies bordetella (kennel cough) Distempter Leptosprirosis Parvo deworming Rabies should not be administered until at least 4 months of age.  Distemper, parvo and lepto are given as a combination vaccine at our office and need to be boostered at least 2-3 times after having been started by […]

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Merry Christmas

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Home for the Holidays

They say there is no place like home for the holidays, and for pets, there is no better place to celebrate than by your side.  As you share the joys of the season with your best friend, protect the paws you love from hidden holiday hazards like salt dough ornaments, tinsel, lilies and mistletoes, festive […]

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Danger: Your Christmas Tree

Christmas Trees:  whether real or imitation, you pet may want to try a bite!  Especially if your pet is a chewer, please don’t leave them alone around the tree!!  IF YOU HAVE A REAL TREE:  they may also try to drink the water.  Even if you do not add anything to the water, there can […]

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Holiday Closings for Christmas

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