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Helping Our Pets Age Gracefully – The Noninvasive Way

Helping Our Pets Age Gracefully – The Noninvasive Way

Thanks to the art of modern medicine, we are all living longer and healthier lives. Fortunately, this is also true for our companion animals.  As a result of living longer, older pets often develop a number of conditions such as arthritis and obesity, which can cause...

‘TIS THE SEASON…SANTA PAWS!

‘TIS THE SEASON…SANTA PAWS!

BY DR. GARRETT LEVIN, DVM, Diplomate ACVS The holiday season is upon us, and many pet parents plan to include their furry companions in the festivities.  As you gear up for the holidays, it is important to try to keep your pet's eating and exercise habits as close to...

Today My Dog Had Surgery

Today My Dog Had Surgery

Yesterday, my rambunctious, three year old yellow lab mix Addison underwent a bilateral elbow arthroscopy procedure. Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure orthopedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose and treat problems inside a joint. Addie was...

Holiday Feast and Your Pets

Holiday Feast and Your Pets

BY Dr. Garrett Levin, DVM, Diplomate ACVS As the holiday season draws near, we look forward to celebrating with family and friends.  Our homes fill with the wonderful scents of indulgent food and treats.  As tasty as these foods are for us, they can be problematic for...

Ruff Ruff Ruff! …My Knee Hurts!

Ruff Ruff Ruff! …My Knee Hurts!

Dr. Garrett Levin, DVM, Diplomate ACVS As the winter approaches and the snow falls on the mountains, we look forward to spending time outside with our dogs. Whether you enjoy Alpine or Nordic skiing, injuries - in both us and our best friends are not unusual. One of...

Normal vitals for a dog

Normal vitals for a dog

Our question this week was: What are the normal vitals for a dog? - Marie L. Answer Hi – thanks for your email. Great question. I'm glad you asked this. We have a great article on the site – I'll include information from that article for you here. Normal vital signs...

At BEVS, Owners Spare No Expense to Save Their Pets

At BEVS, Owners Spare No Expense to Save Their Pets

Gizmo's eyes were whirling. The 2-year-old pug couldn't focus on his mom, Wendy Beane, when she brought him to Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists in Williston on a recent Monday at the recommendation of her regular veterinarian. About a month ago, that vet...

Injured and Orphaned Wildlife

Injured and Orphaned Wildlife

If you care leave them there! If you find a young animal or bird that appears to be abandoned, do not pick it up. If You Find a Sick or Injured Animal For the wellbeing of all wildlife in Vermont and for your own safety, taking a wild animal into captivity is illegal....