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Rowan’s Dental Cleaning- February is Dental Health Month

1 Feb 2017 15:44


As a veterinarian, I discuss the importance of dental cleanings for pets numerous times a day. How even though we, as humans, brush our teeth twice a day every day we still need to have our teeth professionally ultrasonically cleaned at least once a year. So think about your pet, who doesn’t brush their teeth […]


Vet Techs Rock

18 Oct 2016 22:34


Every year we take a week to appreciate our veterinary technicians and this year we are celebrating from 10/16 to 10/22!  Veterinary technicians are the heart of the hospital and here are just a few reasons why they rock!   They educate clients every day. It’s not just pets they love but their fur parents […]


Why Cat Friendly Practices Are the Cat’s Meow

28 Apr 2016 21:30


Did you know you did not have to go to a cat exclusive practice to get a low stress, happy cat visit?  The American Association of Feline Practitioners in conjunction with partners such as Ceva created a certification program.  This certification program outlines specific requirements to develop a cat friendly attitude. Here are some things […]


10 Signs that Your Pet is In Pain

30 Mar 2016 20:09


Pets rely on us for many things including health care, but unfortunately, we don’t speak the same language and that can make some things tricky.  Our furry companions also want to please us so it is not surprising for us to see pets with broken legs fetching a ball or playing Frisbee. Here are 10 […]


Taking the Pet out of Petrified: What’s all the fuss about Fear Free Vet Visits?

19 Dec 2015 16:38


People my age may remember a time when Dentists expected us to just grin and bear it when it came time for their appointments, maybe were even ridiculed if they mentioned they were”scared” or if something was particularly painful. These days you hear all about taking the fear out of dental visits – calming music, […]


September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

22 Sep 2015 21:49


September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and September 28th marks the one year anniversary of the death of pioneering veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Sophia Yin, to suicide. Dr. Sophia Yin was an amazing woman and veterinarian. She was one of the major forces behind positive approach training as well as fear free or low stress […]


7 Tips for a Dog Safe 4th of July.

3 Jul 2015 19:32



Is there really a vaccine controversy?

23 Apr 2015 19:49


Vaccines. Vaccines. Vaccines. Many clients have a hard time wrapping their head around my medicine approach. I have many clients who think an antibiotic shot will fix anything (even if it isn’t an infection) and have many clients who think garlic prevents fleas (it doesn’t by the way and is actually toxic). So when I […]


April is Prevent Lyme Disease Month in Dogs

14 Apr 2015 18:37


The weather is finally looking like spring.  As we start enjoying the outside more, so is the bug population. April is National Prevent Lyme Disease Month in dogs, a topic that is near and dear to us here in the Northeast. Lyme disease is a bacterial disease caused by a single celled spiral shaped bacterium […]


You heal with light?

7 Apr 2015 23:57


When I was first told that a laser uses light to do all sorts of healing I thought to myself “yeah right”.   It sounded like a neat tool to integrate in our practice where we use a lot of complementary medicine but it wasn’t high on my purchase list – heating pads, oxygen cage, digital […]

          
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