Snakebites and Your Pet: What if a Venomous Snake Strikes?

The sun is shining, and the outdoors are calling! Whether you are enjoying a hike or a nice afternoon in the yard with your pet, it’s important to remember that snakes enjoy the warmer weather, too. A curious pet and a venomous snake is a combination that can end in life-threatening snakebites. If your pet is bitten, knowing how to respond can make all the difference for your pet’s wellbeing.   Avoiding Snake Encounters…

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The Range of Veterinary Care Options Includes Urgent Care 

As a pet parent, you want to provide the best care for your pet to ensure they have a long and happy life with your family. It can be worrisome when they aren’t feeling well. Fortunately, MedVet has a full range of options for veterinary care to support your family. Knowing what type of care to seek, and when, is important and can be lifesaving. Read on for a better understanding of how MedVet…

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Tips for Choosing a New Dog

My family recently adopted a Golden Retriever named Sir Woodford Bibble (it’s a long story), and we could not be more excited to have introduced him into our home and hearts. Although the adoption process was speedy, and the learning curve steep, this was a moment we had planned and waited for over the course of nearly a year. As veterinarians, my wife and I know the many implications of pet ownership; from the…

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How to Remove Skunk Odor From Your Pet

  Skunks are well known for their unique defense mechanism of spraying an oily, thick, and stinky secretion from the anal glands when they feel threatened. If that threat was your pet, it can lead to a stinky situation. You may have heard that bathing your pet in tomato juice is the best way to get rid of the odor, but it seldom works. Instead,…

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What is Veterinary Social Work?

  The bond between an animal and person is one of the most cherished life experiences for many people. Our pets are often a treasured part of the family. As with other family members, they can provide us with joy, laughter, and long-lasting, fond memories. Our compassion can also cause us to suffer from worry, stress, and grief when the relationship with our pet is in jeopardy. When our beloved pet…

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