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CBD Oil for Cats: What You Need to Know

CBD Oil for Cats: What You Need to Know

As cat owners look for ways to keep their kitties happy and healthy, they’re starting to explore alternative treatments not previously considered by Western medicine. Among these alternative treatments is cannabis oil. This isn’t much of a surprise, considering that...

Animal hospital plans move, expansion

Animal hospital plans move, expansion

By Jason Starr Observer staff Vermont’s only 24-hour animal hospital will triple in size and move to Marshall Avenue under a plan the Williston Development Review Board approved in concept last week. Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists — BEVS — is currently...

Protecting your animals from hunting traps

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....

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...

Narcan For  K-9 Units in Vermont

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...

Is pet insurance worth the upfront cash?

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...

Got a puppy?

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...

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