MedVet Veterinarians Alert Pet Owners: Extreme Heat Can Be Deadly

The Emergency Medicine veterinarians at MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets remind pet owners to take precautions for their pets during the extreme heat. Each year, MedVet treats more than 100,000 dogs and cats. Among them are dozens of animals suffering from heatstroke, a dangerous and sometimes deadly condition. Dogs and cats primarily cool themselves through panting. When the air temperature is high, panting becomes ineffective. The normal body temperature for dogs and cats…

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Veterinarian: Keep Pets Safe on Halloween

(CBS) — Halloween is a great night for trick-or-treaters, but it’s also one of the busiest nights of the year for the staff of the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center. Read More…

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MedVet Provides Unique Treatment to Columbus Zoo Snake with Skin Cancer

MedVet greatly values the mission of the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium and is happy to provide services and resources. We are glad that our Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Deb Prescott, was able to provide her expertise to help this endangered species. Read the entire story from the Columbus Zoo.

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Rain, Rain Go Away

According to an Indianapolis Star report from earlier this month, June of 2015 was the wettest June in the history of the state. Average rainfall for the month state-wide was 9.03 inches, and it wasn’t only the wettest June we’ve ever seen; it was also our fourth-wettest month ever since record keeping began in 1895. Now we’re nearly halfway through July, but the turn of the calendar hasn’t done much to slow down…

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Happy Summer

You wouldn’t know it by the way the weather has behaved the last few days, but we are unofficially into the summer season. Memorial Day provides the unofficial kickoff, and what a kickoff it was this year with oodles of sunshine and a thrilling running of the 99th Indianapolis 500. In the months to come we will enjoy cookouts, vacations, hikes, pool days, baseball games and so much more. Summer has something special in store…

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Easter Lilies Poisonous to Cats, Vets Warn

Easter lilies, a potted staple of the holiday, are highly poisonous to cats, the MedVet medical team warns days ahead of Easter. The group released an infographic outlining the danger to felines, warning that ingestion could cause death. Read More…

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