Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic

1424 South Market St. Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

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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Appiness is a “Click” Away

October 25, 2016
Appiness Is Just A “Click” AwayPopular Apps For People and Their Pets   By Dr. Patty Gabig Here are some applications that one might find useful. Please feel free to contact me with others you have found and feel others could benefit from: Pet First Aid Red Cross Take care of your furry family member. [...]

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Halloween Photo Contest

October 14, 2016
Calling All Halloween Lovers! Send us a photo of your pet in a costume and you could win a $50 gift card to our hospital! To enter: Like our Facebook page and send us a direct message on Facebook with your pet’s photo by Sunday, October 23rd. On Monday the 24th we will post all [...]

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Have You Checked the Chip?

August 15, 2016
By: Elianna Brook, WHVC technician During the peak of vacation season and fun in the sun, we often forget the anxieties these joyous times bring our furry friends. Whether your pets travel with you, are kenneled, or watched after by trusted friends or family, the chances of them getting away are very high during these [...]

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Heartworm and Prevention

June 30, 2016
Heartworm infestations can be deadly, but if you follow a couple easy steps it’s totally preventable.  Heartworm is a parasite that lives in the heart, lungs and surrounding blood vessels. Heartworm is passed from a mosquito taking a blood meal on an affected animal, picking up the microfilaria (baby worms).  The microfilaria then mature in [...]

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Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June 4, 2016
Welcome to Adopt a Shelter Cat month! Along with the beautiful weather and flowers, June tends to bring out the amorous side of our feline friends. The ASPCA estimates that there are roughly 70 million stray cats in the United States at any given time. The fertile females of that group can have 1 to [...]

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Feline Leukemia Virus

May 9, 2016
By: Dr. Carol Edwards Most of us have heard of Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV), a fatal and contagious disease of cats. It can cause severe and irreversible anemia, cancer, or terminal immunosuppression. One of the issues with the virus is that it can take a month to show up on a blood test. So even [...]

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Lessons Learned From Hound to Child

April 28, 2016
By Terri Heck, on behalf of her work with Summit Search and Rescue We all know dogs and kids can have a magnetic attraction. Our bloodhounds love kids of all ages and kids of all ages migrate to our bloodhounds. What an opportunity this has been to spread a message of safety throughout the community. [...]

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What Is Wellness?

April 21, 2016
Your pet’s yearly appointment for a check-up and vaccinations is to keep your pet well. In that visit, your veterinarian is checking for problems visible on a physical exam. We examine your pet’s eyes, ears, hair coat, and skin, listen to the heart and lungs, palpate the abdomen, assess the lymph nodes, and look at [...]

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More Fun Winter Activities, Part II

February 16, 2016

By Terri Heck BS CVTAs the winter slowly moves along, it’s important to continue to keep your dog physically and mentally active. Many of these activities can be enjoyed inside and out. Keep in mind that some may be the right ones for you and your dog and some may not be. Let breed, structure, […]

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Fun Winter Activities : Part I

January 26, 2016

By Terri Heck BS CVTWinter is here – perhaps the season most difficult to find activities to entertain our dogs. Walks are still fine but may be limited some by cold weather and slippery conditions. The following is a list of physical and mental tasks geared to the canine. Many of these activities can be […]

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