Tag Archives: NorthStar VETS

Sandy’s long journey to health


Sandy has been through so much in the last year and a half, but he is still a happy dog who enjoys life. Sandy was diagnosed with diabetes and during the week we began his insulin with his family vet, he progressively got sicker. Continue reading

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K-9 Cop, Nero, gets tooth repaired


“Nero” is a police dog for Mercer County Sheriff’s Office. His handler is Officer Pat Papero. While doing bite work one day in late September, Nero suffered a bad fracture of his right upper canine tooth. Continue reading

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Surf makes amazing recovery from abdominal surgery


We love getting feedback like this from clients! Here is the story of Surf, who made an incredible recovery from intestinal surgery! Continue reading

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It takes a village…


George, a 10 month old pit mix, underfed and severely broken, is in need of your help. Growing up the hard way earned George a serious fracture that needs surgical repair. Left homeless, with no family to back him, NorthStar VETS and the Veticare Foundation have stepped in to give him the chance he needs. Surgery for this type of injury is extensive and costly. With a team of willing doctors, a foundation with a heart and your direct donation, we can get this sweet little guy fixed. Continue reading

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Why Miko needs your help today


Miko is a handsome young German Shepherd owned by a 4th year college student from Rutgers University. When Miko was very young, about 2 months of age, he sustained a right radius and ulna fracture that was managed conservatively in a splint bandage by his local veterinarian. The fracture healed, but the growth plates were damaged and closed down prematurely, leaving Miko with an obvious and painful angular limb deformity. Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: Finding the right type of food for your cat


This is a very personal answer and if you read on the internet there is a lot of different advice. Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: Merkyl Cell tumors in dogs


These are typically benign tumors of the skin and once removed completely, generally do not come back or metastasize (move to another location). Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: When to have a skin growth examined by a veterinarian


If your pet has a skin mass, I recommend having it evaluated by your veterinarian. Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: I’m-Yunity extract for dogs with cancer


This supplement does increase survival from 86 days to 199 days in dogs that have only had surgery at the 100mg/kg group. What hasn’t been published yet is the survival data for other dosage groups. Continue reading

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Update on the Malawi Project


Liz, the Director of Villages in Partnership, just returned from a trip to Malawi, Africa, to update us on the progress our veterinary team made there and had much good news to share! The farm looks very encouraging. Continue reading

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