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Is Your Dog Squinting? It May Have a Serious Eye Condition

Has your dog suddenly begun squinting, but only on one side? This is probably not a wink of affection. It may have developed an open sore on the clear protective layer covering its eye. These types of wounds are called corneal ulcers, and are a very common cause for...

5 Tips from Veterinarians on Being Prepared for a Pet Emergency

Pets don’t get sick on a schedule — Often an emergency will catch you off-guard, leaving you scanning for well-reviewed veterinary ERs at 3am, calling them to make sure they can see your pet, and frantically typing their address into your GPS. However, your pet...

Fatty Holiday Foods Can Give Your Pets Pancreatitis

The holiday season is upon us and it is time for celebration! Like most pet owners, I love to include my pets in the festivities of the season. This tends to mean I slip them some of the delicious food my family and I are enjoying. However, I am very cautious in what...

Don’t Let Leptospirosis Ruin The Dog Days of Summer (and Fall!)

Does your dog like to swim in ponds or creeks? Drink from natural sources of water? Dig through other peoples’ garbage? If so, there’s a chance it could catch a dangerous disease called Leptospirosis, or Lepto for short. What is Leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is a...

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Winter Hazards For Pets in the Charlottesville Area

During the holidays people enjoy the festivities inside the household and keeping warm. But, with the holidays also comes cold weather. Pet owners should be aware of how winter weather is hazardous to pets. Every breed of animal handles cold weather differently, but...

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Veterinary Assistant Amber helps hold this green iguana while we treat for an eye injury 🐉

This guy is being treated for skin wounds but he still has the most sassy pose 😼 ... See MoreSee Less

This guy is being treated for skin wounds but he still has the most sassy pose 😼

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Betty White is ready to answer all of your questions about which blankets are most snuggly, things dogs should beg for, and how to guilt your family into staying in bed a bit longer, because it's too cold for dainty paws 💁🏼‍♀️🐾 ... See MoreSee Less

Betty White is ready to answer all of your questions about which blankets are most snuggly, things dogs should beg for, and how to guilt your family into staying in bed a bit longer, because its too cold for dainty paws 💁🏼‍♀️🐾

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