Reading the Body Language of Cats

Reading the Body Language of Cats

What did you just say?  Reading the body language of cats. By Corrina Snook Parsons It’s safe to say that people in the United States love pets. Close to 69 million households have a dog, and over 45 million homes are shared with a cat. (1) Most people, even...
Tips for Taking a Cat to a Vet

Tips for Taking a Cat to a Vet

When it comes to veterinarian visits, if your cat suffers from anxiety know that they are certainly not alone. Bringing your cat to the vet can be stressful for even the calmest cat. Being in a carrier, loud noises, unfamiliar smells, and more all have the potential...
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....
Vaccinating Your Kitten

Vaccinating Your Kitten

Keeping your kitten healthy is a priority for veterinarians and owners alike. Navigating the ins and outs of routine health care may seem a bit daunting, but, as always, Longwood Veterinary Center is here to help. Routine vaccinations are essential to keeping your...
Our Best Ways to Get Rid of Fleas

Our Best Ways to Get Rid of Fleas

With warmer weather and more time outside, even the cleanest homes might find themselves with a flea-carrying furry friend. Unfortunately, fleas on your dog or cat can also mean they are potentially in your carpets, sofas, curtains, bed sheets, and other fabrics. The...
Fun Things to Do with Your Dog this Summer

Fun Things to Do with Your Dog this Summer

Having fun in the sun with your number one is easy during the summer!  Despite the summer heat we often have in Kennett Square, including your dog in summer activities can be done safely and is a blast! With all these fun things to do with your dog this summer, please...
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...