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National Dog Bite Prevention Week is Now


National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 17-23) is now, and it is a good time to remind ourselves about the common triggers of biting. Continue reading

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Breaking News: Canine Influenza Virus


Canine Influenza Virus has been diagnosed in the Chicago area and has spread to Wisconsin and Indiana. For additional information on this disease, visit the website for the Center for Disease Control. Continue reading

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Don’t fool around with Pet First Aid – Happy Pet First Aid Awareness Month!


As a pet parent, one of the first things that happen when we see one of our little ones (or big ones) in an emergency situation is PANIC! So, before you decide to run around in the back yard screaming and flailing your arms, RELAX. Continue reading

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Pet behavior considerations during the holidays


Simple behavioral considerations can help make the holiday smooth and trauma-free for your dog. Continue reading

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Pay it forward


To be able to give that surprise financial gift to a deserving client and patient is priceless. Continue reading

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Gizmo is fighting for his life, and needs your help


On the evening of Thursday April 24, 2014, a house caught fire in Cranbury NJ. This family not only lost their home and much of what they had, but they also lost 2 of their beloved pets. Thankfully, they were able to rescue 2 of their dogs on their own and with the help of a kind-hearted Good Samaritan, they were able to save their beloved kitty, Gizmo. Continue reading

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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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