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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...

Pets in Vehicles

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...

PET INSURANCE: SHOULD I OR SHOULDN’T I

PET INSURANCE: SHOULD I OR SHOULDN’T I

As technology and research advances in the medical field, people today are able to live longer healthier lives.  The same is true for the veterinary profession.  Veterinarians are able to treat many conditions; however, the costs can be very expensive for some...