Category Archives: Pets

NAVIGATE THE SEASON IN TIMES OF SADNESS


The season can be a trying time, even if with well-laid plans and strategies. Talk with a friend who can offer a listening ear or a strong shoulder to lean on. Also know that you are not alone. Continue reading

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Reinstating Curbside Protocols


Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the area, NorthStar VETS is reinstating its curbside procedures on Monday, November 2 to keep patients, clients and staff safe. Continue reading

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Veterinarians are Heroes Too


We will bring you the stories of people in the veterinary field who held down (and continue to man) the fort during the pandemic. Here is our first story – one vet who, even as COVID-19 barreled over our area, continued to do his job, caring for our pets and, in many ways, us pet parents as well. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Kirk Herrmann, DVM (Practice Limited to Dentistry and Oral Surgery)


When I tell someone a diagnosis that’s poor, but I’m able to fix it, having that positive outcome in the end and that relationship that we’ve built up with the client over time is worth it. Continue reading

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Domestic Companion Animals and COVID-19


We are still learning about how the virus that causes COVID-19 can affect animals. Based on the limited information available now, the risk of pets spreading COVID-19 to people is considered to be low. Routine testing of companion animals for COVID-19 is currently not recommended. Continue reading

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Updates To Our Covid-19 Hospital Protocols


On Monday, June 8, 2020, NorthStar VETS will begin our phase of reopening our hospitals to the public. Continue reading

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Surgery Success Opie


Dr. Daniel Stobie and Dr. Kelly Johnson of the NorthStar VETS Surgery team performed an OATS procedure (Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System) on Opie’s right stifle. Continue reading

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COVID-19 Testing for Pets


The confirmation of COVID-19 in a Tiger at a New York zoo raised concerns among pet parents regarding the possibility of transmitting the virus to domestic cats. This information from the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association breaks down the facts. Continue reading

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Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Frequently Asked Questions


Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a serious viral disease that may cause a high rate of infection and death in rabbits. Continue reading

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Curbside Check In


Scheduled appointments will pull into our parking lot and call (609) 259-8300 to notify their arrival. Continue reading

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