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Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Furry Friends

Need help finding the perfect gift for the furry friends on your list this year? Check out these fun recommendations: Dogs: Classic Kong The KONG is a sturdy toy that can keep dog occupied for hours. Stuff it with kibble or peanut butter and place in your pet's crate...

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Featured Employee: Jessica W.

Jessica has worked at Longwood as a receptionist since the hospital first opened in 1998. She enjoys working at the front desk and helping all of our clients. She is our “Miss Mary Sunshine”, always bubbly and smiling. She loves the fall and winter, decorating our...

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Is it a Good Idea to Gift a Pet?

We all are guilty of wanting to give the ultimate surprise, the most amazing, jaw dropping gift of all time. The gift of a puppy or kitten this holiday season would surely be remembered for years to come. At the risk of sounding like Scrooge, please consider these...

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Holiday Pet Hazards

To avoid emergency animal hospital visits this holiday season, steer clear of pet hazards such as: Visitors and commotion: Visitors and commotion can upset even the most social pets. Pets may become nervous or anxious from the excitement that often accompanies holiday...

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Laser Therapy and Veterinary Acupuncture

Longwood Veterinary Center proudly offers laser therapy and veterinary acupuncture near Chadds Ford, PA. These treatments are used to manage a variety of conditions and are generally well tolerated by the patient. Many of our senior pets have symptoms that could...

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Rimadyl Rewards Program

Pain due to arthritis is a common issue in aging pets. Often times an NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, is recommended to keep pets comfortable. Frequently, this will increase not only mobility, but overall quality of life due to decreased pain. Rimadyl is our...

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Seven Is Really a Senior?

So you have gotten through the puppy and kitten years. Your pet isn’t going potty in the house or climbing the curtains. He/she is active, happy and enjoying his or her maturity. Then all of a sudden, you get an email saying “Fluffy” needs to come in for a BI-ANNUAL...

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Meet Longwood Veterinarian: Dr. Parsons

Meet our Longwood veterinarian, Dr. Parsons! Dr. Parsons graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. After graduation, she completed an internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia and her residency at New Bolton Center. Dr....

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Halloween Hazards

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. It’s filled with excitement, creativity, and chocolate. Who could ask for anything more? Do you know what was more terrifying than binging on scary movies and gaining 10 lbs from overindulgence: An ER Trip to the Vet! We all...

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The Tale of the Zombie Tick

Could there be anything more frightening than the Wicked Witch of the West? Hold onto your "Toto" because the fact that we live in an area endemic for numerous tick borne diseases should send shivers up your spine. The most commonly encountered tick borne diseases in...

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Celebrating Longwood Veterinary Technicians

Longwood Vet Center has around twenty veterinary technicians on staff. Here are some fun facts that recognize all their hard work and passion. Experience ranges from 20+ years to 1 year. Lisa, Val, Dawn and Laura have been at Longwood Vet the longest – since they...

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Trading a Cape for a Stethoscope

Happy National Veterinary Technician Week National Veterinary Technician Week is Sunday, October 15th through Saturday, October 21st. Join us in showing gratitude to our wonderful Longwood nurses and thanking them for all they do to support our hospital. This month's...

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When Disaster Strikes!

Each year the United States is faced with natural disasters. Certain parts of our country are more prone to earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes or wildfires. Sometimes residents of these areas are able to prepare ahead of time for these events. However, disasters often...

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Meet Longwood Vet Nurse: Aaliyah

Aaliyah worked in the veterinary field for 16 years before joining the Longwood team in January of 2010. She graduated from Delaware State University with her Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Science in 2000. She does a variety of jobs in the hospital, providing...

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Disaster Preparedness

NATURE AND LIFE HAVE FURY DAYS Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, fires, blizzards, terrorism… Devastating natural and man-made disasters can ravage our lives. No one is exempt from the possibility of being personally affected. You need to prepare for yourself and for...

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Solar Eclipse and Pets

Are you concerned about your pets and the upcoming solar eclipse? Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (Internal Medicine, Dentistry), Academy of Veterinary Nutrition recommends that although the chances of pets looking directly at the sun are minimal,...

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Behavioral Problems in Cats

Understanding cats has been an unsolved mystery, but now the cat’s out of the bag. All feline-fanatics know that cats have their unique quirks, however, there are also many undiagnosed behavioral problems in both kittens and adult cats, alike. So, is your cat simply...

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WARNING: Canine Influenza Virus

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs by direct contact, nasal secretions (through barking, coughing or sneezing), contaminated...

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Vacation Planning Tips for Dogs with Motion Sickness

A dog with motion sickness can present many (travel) challenges, especially when you’re planning a summer road trip. However, a pup with motion sickness shouldn’t keep everyone from enjoying a family vacation together! Symptoms of motion sickness may include...

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