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 pain, affect mobility, and alter their quality of life.  […]

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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 the most common orthopedic injuries that is […]

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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 in Brandon treated Gizmo for an ear infection. But last week, Beane […]

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Hiking Safety Tips

Looking to escape your hometown haunts for a wilderness hike? Don’t forget your pooch! Dogs love to explore our country’s vast natural resources as much their two-legged counterparts—not to mention, hiking is great exercise for all. But remember, a hiking trail isn’t your average walk around the block. The ASPCA offers some helpful tips for […]

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Cheetah Experience in Bloemfontein

South African Sunrise

This past September I made the difficult yet exciting decision to leave the safe familiar confines of BEVS to embark on a 5-week Rotary International Group Study Exchange (GSE) trip to South Africa.  I had the privilege of traveling to rural places in South Africa including Viljoenskroon, Welkom, Ladybrand, Bloemfontein, Colesberg, Queenstown, Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth, […]

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