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An Open Letter to the Community


We know how difficult the last year and a half has been on you, especially for those of you who in addition to everything else, also experienced a sick or injured pet, or the loss of a beloved companion. Continue reading

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New Satellite Summer Hours


Effective Thursday, July 1st, the NorthStar VETS satellites in Maple Shade and Brick will have new hours. For the duration of the summer, these offices will be open from 7:00am-11:00pm and closed during the overnight hours. Continue reading

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Why Emergencies are Longer


Due to the pandemic, all of our NorthStar VETS locations have seen huge patient surges due to family veterinarians with limited hours or other emergency hospitals diverting patients. Continue reading

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From the Client Perspective: I Feared Losing My Best Friend


He sees his family veterinarian twice a year, and on a recent visit, we received some bad news. Normal liver enzyme levels for a dog should be between five and one-hundred-thirty. Chockie’s enzyme levels were at three-thousand! Continue reading

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Inspiration in the 2021 Purpose in Action Book


NorthStar VETS released its 2021 Purpose in Action book designed to inspire you to do great things. With 22 authors, 24 pages, and 39 unique personal stories, get wisdom and advice from our doctors on finding and fulfilling your purpose. Continue reading

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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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Cool Case: Bruno


The team at NorthStar VETS opted for electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Delivery of an electrical current to the entire heart via patches placed on either side of the chest helps to break the irregular heart rhythm and allows the heart’s own pacemaker (the sinus node) to resume control of the heart rate and rhythm. Continue reading

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Pet Loss and Changing Seasons


The grieving process still needs to happen, all while taking care of ourselves physically, mentally, and spiritually. 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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From the Client Perspective: Living with IMHA


Those who know Ethan know how difficult life was for him. We learned how to conquer his fears and be happy. That’s when we faced his next big battle – IMHA. Continue reading

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