Monthly Archives: May 2016

Visit Your Local Emergency Pet Hospital Before Your Pet Has an Emergency


By visiting your emergency veterinary hospital before an actual emergency, you will not only know how to get there, but also have a chance to meet the people who work there and understand the process of how your pet gets the very best care possible. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS ACVO Service Dog Eye Exams 2016


The ACVO service dog eye exam event provides free exams given by Veterinary Ophthalmologists to screen service animals and catch any problems before they happen so they can make sure these animals will be ready to serve for the rest of the year. Continue reading

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From the Client Perspective: My Dog was Diagnosed with Kidney Disease


Butterscotch was bleeding from his mouth one day, so I called my family veterinarian. The technician suggested that maybe he had a broken tooth, but the bleeding continued, so I brought him in. One of the associate veterinarians immediately looked at him. There was concern about cancer, but after some tests it turned out to be chronic kidney failure. Continue reading

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Human and Animal Blood Drives at NorthStar VETS


NorthStar VETS is hosting TWO human and animal blood drives this June! These are excellent opportunities for you and your pet to give back with the gift of life. Find the event most convenient for you and sign up right … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Ensure a Safe Veterinary Waiting Room Experience


Over the years, we have seen many different interactions in the waiting room. These are the top three things you can do to ensure a safe experience for everyone while you wait to be seen. Continue reading

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