Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic

1424 South Market St. Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

717-697-4481
In case of an after-hours emergency please contact the following emergency hospital:

Shores Veterinary Emergency Center
835 Sir Thomas Court
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Phone: (717) 798-8500

Rossmoyne Emergency Animal Trauma Center
4930 Ritter Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: (717) 796-2334

Animal Emergency and Referral Center of York
1640 S Queen St
York, PA 17403
Phone: (717) 767-5355

 

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Dental Health for Our Pets

May 9, 2018

Each February is National Pet Dental Health Month, but dental health is a yearlong journey. Wellness for your cat or dog is  greatly enhanced if teeth are brushed regularly. Daily brushing is recommended but even weekly can be beneficial. Brushing the outer surfaces of the teeth are most important and can be done without opening […]

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Any Dog Can Bite


Any dog can bite. Many of us don’t think that to be true, but it’s something we should always keep in the back of our minds. Even the most well-behaved, nicest of dogs has a mouth full of teeth it’s prepared to defend itself with if need be. There are many common (and not so […]

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Fit vs. Fat: Cat Edition

November 22, 2017
By Terri Heck We all want our feline friends to be happy and healthy. By taking an active role in their weight management we can achieve that goal. Overweight cats can be predisposed to diabetes, heart and joint disease among other health issues. Discuss a weight loss program with your veterinarian to determine the best [...]

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Vaccine Reactions in Pets

November 15, 2017

by Allison Frankowski, CVT, Winding HillWhat is a vaccine reaction? Well, first we have to know what a vaccine is so that is were I am going to start. The definition of a vaccine is a substance used to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide immunity against one or several diseases, prepared from the […]

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Pet Food Nutrition Advice

November 2, 2017

by Dr. Patty GabigThe​ ​Pet​ ​food​ ​industry​ ​has​ ​grown​ ​so​ ​much​ ​in​ ​the​ ​past​ ​decade​ ​that​ ​deciding​ ​what​ ​type​ ​of​ ​food​ ​to​ ​feed​ ​your pet​ ​can​ ​be​ ​an​ ​ordeal​ ​and​ ​even​ ​worse​ ​when​ ​you​ ​have​ ​a​ ​pet​ ​with​ ​a​ ​dietary​ ​intolerance​ ​or​ ​disease,​ ​like kidney​ ​failure.​ ​​ ​It’s​ ​hard​ ​not​ ​to​ ​be​ ​persuaded​ ​by​ ​all​ […]

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Pet Fire Safety Tips

September 26, 2017

With a little help from Terri Heck1. Use flameless candles.2. Unplug or hide electric cords.3. Install child-proof stove knobs or use knob covers.4. Never use electric blankets or heating pads unattended.5. Have loop style leashes and carriers by doors in case pets need rescued in an emergency.6. Avoid glass bowls on wooden decks and porches. […]

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National Pet Preparedness Month

June 20, 2017
By: Elianna Brook, WHVC technician We've all at one point or another had worries about natural disasters. Whether water, wind, fire, or other natural anomaly, the thought of mother nature belting out her best (and worst) can be a scary thought. But have you ever thought to plan for your pet's well-being if such an [...]

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Treat or Toxin?

May 30, 2017
  Fruits and Vegetables for the DogTreat or Toxin? By Terri Heck, CVT There is a long-standing disagreement on whether or not dogs are true carnivores. Primarily they are meat eaters but in the wild they ingested far more than muscle meat. Contents of the stomach and intestines of their prey were often of vegetation [...]

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Have a “Cat Happy” Visit

March 21, 2017
  By Dr. Liz Dailey The Staff at Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic loves cats and dogs! We also realize cats are not little dogs. Here, we make every effort to meet your cat's unique needs. Our goal is to ensure your cat has as easy an appointment as possible. Feliway, a cat specific pheromone, sprayed [...]

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Meet Our Veterinarians

March 1, 2017
  We here at Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic love our vets. No seriously, we really love our vets. And we know you do as well. So to show our love for these amazing ladies, we thought we would make this month’s blog all about them. Without further ado, here are the wonderful, wild, white-coated women [...]

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