Oh The Weather

Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful… For Pets, Too! By M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM North Bennington, Vermont Temperatures are dropping, and with the colder weather, it’s time to think about the dangers this presents for our pets, both indoors and outdoors only ones....

Salmonella

Salmonella – Are You or Your Pet at Risk? Valerie Nikel- Pet Food Warehouse, Shelburne and Burlington, VT In light of recent pet food recalls, Salmonella is once again raising concerns about pet food and safety. While many dogs and cats can be carriers of the...

ENJOYING THE AUTUMN WOODS

ENJOYING THE AUTUMN WOODS Sharing the woods: walkers, runners, and hunters George Sandmann, Norwich Regional Animal Hospital Fall is a wonderful time of year.  The woods are spectacular, with beautiful light reflecting through autumn leaves.  Running and playing in...

Dental Health and Your Pet

DENTAL HEALTH AND YOUR PET Elisa Speckert, Veterinary Technician River Road Veterinary Clinic  Most dog and cat owners have had the distinct pleasure of being up-close and personal with their pet’s breath. From sloppy Golden Retriever kisses to the sandpaper tongue of...

Top 10 Pet Owner Mistakes

Top 10 Pet Owner Mistakes By Megan Kaplan, RealSimple.com Avoid common errors, and keep your four-legged pal healthy and well-behaved. Mistake 1: Buying a pet spontaneously Why this is a mistake: That doggie in the window may be darling, but he might not be the right...