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Animal ER – The Best of Burlington

BEVS Offers Emergency and Specialty Services By Mary Ann LickTeig On a Friday evening just before Christmas, I was out shopping and talking to my 11-year-old son on the phone. “We were debating whether we should even tell you,” he said. And that meant only one thing—he should tell me. Our lab puppy had polished […]

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Protecting your animals from hunting traps

FAIRFAX, Vt. — Reported by Rachel Karcz Animal advocates want pet owners to be aware of animals mistakenly being caught in nuisance wildlife traps. In April, a Fairfax community finally caught a feral cat stuck in an unmarked Conibear trap meant to catch wild animals. “The trap itself was bigger than the cat, so I can only […]

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BEVS at Camp Paw Paw

BEVS at Camp Paw Paw

Camp Paw Paw is a summer camp put on each summer by the Humane Society of Chittenden County. Each summer campers learn about a variety of topics including: proper pet care, animal safety, homeless animals in the community, animal-related careers, HSCC’s mission, and much more! Each topic is led by professionals in animal—related fields. For the past two […]

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Narcan For K-9 Units in Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The president of the Vermont Police Canine Association wants to make sure every K-9 unit in Vermont has access to Narcan, an overdose-reversal drug. Burlington Sgt. Wade Labrecque says ten years ago, K-9’s were mostly detecting cocaine, a drug that carried its own risks. Now, however, heroin, specifically heroin laced with fentanyl […]

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Radio Interview with Bruce and Hobbes 92.1 WVTK

Our Hospital Administrator, Whitney was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Bruce and Hobbes on WVTK. Listen to the interview about BEVS, you’ll get some great info on the hospital and how to find us in a pinch! The interview aired on Thursday, April 20th, 2017.                

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Is pet insurance worth the upfront cash?

The question of pet insurance is a common topic for our clients. Investigative reporter Jennifer Costa spent hours researching the top pet insurance companies and found out this is a pretty complicated topic with an overwhelming number of options. Not all pet policies are created equal so plan on spending time on the phone with each company […]

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Above left: Pamela Levin, DVM, CVA, CCRT,
CVPP (Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, Certified
Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, Certified
Veterinary Pain Practitioner) works on balance and core strength with Hobbs.

Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP)!

We are pleased to share that Dr.  Pamela Levin is now a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP).  Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioners are veterinary professionals that the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) has recognized as having the training and skills necessary to practice animal pain management effectively and ethically.  IVAPM’s certification program is rigorous […]

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Got a puppy?

Are you worried that your puppy might be predisposed to hip dysplasia? At BEVS we are offering the PennHip screening for hip laxity. A test that can be performed as early as 16 weeks of age and will allow us to predict the chances and development of future hip dysplasia. PennHip evaluation is the best […]

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The Most Common Signs of Pain in Your Pet

  September is animal pain awareness month, be sure to contact your veterinarian if you see your pet exhibiting any of the signs below.  

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Pets in Vehicles

On Wednesday, the temperature in Williston was 85 degrees so we decided to put the dog Life-Meter to the test!  We affixed the decal to the inside of a car window and waited one hour before returning to the parking lot see how high the internal temperature of the car was.  To our surprise the inside temp […]

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