Now that the snow has melted and the temperature has risen I have the itch to spend weekends outdoors. Despite living in Massachusetts my whole life I have never developed a love for winter like some people have. I certainly enjoy an occasional day watching the snow fall from the comfort of my couch but … More Spring has sprung… revealing a beautiful lawn of land mines!
Heartworm is a parasite that is passed to dogs from the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquito injects baby worms (larvae) into the blood stream and these larvae mature through several life stages until, six months later, they grow into adult worms which live inside the blood vessels of the lungs and the chambers of … More Common Misconceptions About Heartworm Disease
One of the most important components of your pet’s wellness care is keeping his/her vaccines up-to-date. Familiarize yourself with the different vaccines that we recommend for dogs and cats. … More What Are All Those Vaccines For?
A wellness exam is performed to assess and optimize your pet’s health. Sub-clinical disease may be present before you are aware of it, and a health condition may become highly advanced before your dog shows any obvious or recognizable problems. … More What is a Wellness Exam?
Imagine you wake up one morning feeling sick… your stomach feels slightly “off” and you don’t feel well enough to eat breakfast. You didn’t sleep well the night before leaving you tired and with the hint of a headache. … More Step into my office…
Office visits, diagnostics and treatments all cost money! The only way we are able to stay in business and help animals is by paying our bills, paying our staff, purchasing and maintaining medical equipment, and keeping our inventory stocked. We cannot do this without charging for our services. … More Why Is the Vet Bill So Expensive?