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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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The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae

It began as an innocent walk in the park: A 9-month-old, 60 lb. German Shepherd mix went out for a stroll with her owner before spending 30 minutes alone in the backyard. When the dog reentered the house, her owner noticed that her eyes were rolling back and that her gait was uncoordinated. She also […]

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Ten Most Common Pet Toxins of 2014

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL., handled more than 167,000 calls involving pets exposed to possibly poisonous substances in 2014. Nearly 16% of those calls were from pet parents whose pets got into medicines intended for human use, putting this category at the top of the toxin list for the seventh year […]

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