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Keeping Senior Pets Happy During Holiday Season

Keeping Senior Pets Happy During Holiday Season

Keeping Senior Pets Happy During Holiday Season As the holiday season approaches, our hearts fill with excitement and joy. It's a time for festivities, family gatherings, and spreading cheer. Our pets, especially our senior companions, are integral to this...

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The Value of Veterinary Technicians

The Value of Veterinary Technicians

What is a veterinary technician? By definition, a veterinary technician is a health care worker who is skilled in technical aspects of veterinary medicine and works as a professional assistant to a veterinarian or to any of various types of researchers and scientists....

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Caring for Pandemic Pups and Covid Cats

Caring for Pandemic Pups and Covid Cats

It's 2020 and you were preparing to make it a great year. 2019 was a thing of the past and you were going to make 2020 a great year!.... Then a few months into the year the world shut down. Covid 19 had become a global pandemic. People were forced to work from home,...

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Brusha, Brusha, Brusha! 

Brusha, Brusha, Brusha! 

            Oral health and dentistry is an area of medicine that our veterinary hospital is extremely passionate about. This is for good reason too. It has been suggested that as much as 80% of pets have some form of dental disease. Many pet owners are unaware of the negative effects oral health disease can have on a pet’s overall health. Often, it can be shocking to pet owners when their veterinarian comments on their pet’s poor oral health. Luckily, […]

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When was your cat’s last vet visit?

When was your cat’s last vet visit?

For many cats and their owners, a trip to the vet is a stressful experience. According to a 2013 survey, 44.9% of cat owners did not take their cats to the vet the previous year. One of the reasons cited was that owners believed their cats, especially indoor cats, became stressed when leaving their home environment. Does this sound like your feline friend?It is vitally important that your cat receives regular veterinary care throughout their lifetime. Recently veterinary medicine has begu […]

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Pet Food For Thought

Pet Food For Thought

(Pet) Food for Thought –Matt, Hillside Animal Hospital RVTChoosing the right pet food for your pet can be a daunting task. You are expected to make an informed decision on a diet that is healthy, palatable, and cost effective for your pet. All of this while trying to balance your already busy schedule. “Which brand should I buy?”  “Is canned or dry food better?”  “What ingredients should even be in the food?” All of these are common questions that p […]

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Driving with Daisy: Dogs & Motion Sickness Issues

Driving with Daisy: Dogs & Motion Sickness Issues

Spring is on the way. After a long winter, we all want to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. For many of us, that means we are starting to think about our travel plans. When making arrangements, do you find yourself not including your dog because he or she has a difficult time with car rides? Does your dog simply not like traveling? Does he or she become physically ill? Imagine being able to share more experiences with you canine friend without th […]

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Hillside Enrolls in AVMF’s Veterinary Charitable Care Program

Hillside Enrolls in AVMF’s Veterinary Charitable Care Program

Hillside Animal Hospital’s veterinarians and staff are happy to announce that they recently enrolled in the  the American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s Veterinary Care Charitable Fund. This program was created to support veterinarians who provide medical services to the lost, neglected and abused animals that find their way into our hospital. The program also allows us to care for animals in our community when their owners face extraordinary hardships. By partnering […]

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