Mushroom Toxicity in Pets

Mushroom Toxicity in Pets

Written by Corrina S. Parsons VMD As most locals know, we are fortunate to live within a proverbial hotbed of mushroom production. In fact, Pennsylvania produces nearly 70% of all mushrooms in the country, the lion’s share being grown in our own Kennett Square....
The Brachycephalic Dog

The Brachycephalic Dog

It has long been said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. For some, the graceful lines of a Greyhound or German Shepherd Dog inspire awe, while others prefer the workmanlike substance of a Labrador Retriever or a Rottweiler. Interestingly enough, research...
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

As working members of the veterinary field, we recognize the importance, strength, and resilience of the human/animal bond. We bear witness in our clients and patients, and we experience it ourselves during time spent with our own pets. Man’s relationship with animals...
Leptospirosis and Your Dog

Leptospirosis and Your Dog

Spring weather finds us spending more time outside, enjoying the warmth and sunshine. Resuming exercise and enjoying the fresh air provide numerous benefits for both our physical and mental well-being. More time spent outdoors does increase the risk of exposure to...
Heartworm Disease in Pets Part 2

Heartworm Disease in Pets Part 2

Most pet owners understand the importance of preventative medication and the crucial role it plays in managing heartworm disease. However, things can get a little “testy” when we begin to discuss the equal importance of yearly heartworm testing for your dog. It seems...