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Fun Winter Activities: Part II

February 16, 2016

By Terri Heck BS CVT As 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, […]

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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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Cold Weather Safety

January 13, 2016

It’s starting to feel a lot like winter! So, in addition to the holiday safety tips posted earlier, we would like to remind everyone about potential cold weather hazards to guard against. One of the most common toxicities seen this time of year is to antifreeze. It has a sweet taste that can attract both […]

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Ticks 101

October 26, 2015

By: Dr. Patty Gabig Tick Talk I grew up during the 60’s in a small coal mining town on the edge of the Poconos. The veterinarian nearest to us was 12 miles away and he mainly did dairy work. Dogs and cats ran free in our neighborhoods and parasite control was limited to mainly flea […]

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Animal Safety & Protection Month

October 18, 2015

October was deemed  Animal Safety and Protection Month by the PALS Foundation to promote treating animals with kindness and care. We encounter animals in our everyday lives even if we don’t own any. Whether it is a wild or domestic animal, please treat them all with the same respect and courtesy you would to a […]

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World Rabies Day

September 24, 2015

By: Naomi Hedrick, Veterinary Technician As someone working in the veterinary field, I can tell you that there aren’t too many animal-related things that scare us. But there is one word that can stop us all in our tracks. The Big Bad, Grand-daddy fear of them all…rabies. Now, I know some of you are thinking […]

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Student Initiatives at Winding Hill

September 21, 2015

Students in middle school begin to seriously entertain career options. In high school that exploration continues often in earnest. Students make course decisions, choose activities and often work place based on their career path. Throughout college and veterinary school; preceptor, intern and externships are completed by students engaged in the field of veterinary science and […]

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Cats Are Different!

August 31, 2015

By Dr. Carol Edwards Cats are unusual, mysterious, and fascinating. They are both predator and prey in the wild, and therefore their communication can be very subtle…body language and facial expression. They also hide symptoms of illness as long as possible as an instinctive defense mechanism. Therefore, if you notice ANY change in your cat’s […]

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Meet Lily

August 12, 2015

Meet Lily the Berger Picard! The Berger Picard (pronounced Bare-Zhay Pee CARR) is a rare breed that hails from France and is now enjoyed in the United States as well. We had the pleasure of meeting Lily when she came in for her first puppy exam with us. She’s a very engaging and adorable puppy […]

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The Human-Animal Bond

July 16, 2015

By Dr. Dailey Our human journey has always included animals, companion, livestock, and wild. Research has shown the first domesticated animals were not a food source but a companion, the wolf. It is postulated highly social wolves and highly social humans started walking, playing, and hunting together and never stopped. The dog is literally the […]

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