Category Archives: Pets

Surgery Success: Rocco


The pipe entered Rocco’s chest missing his heart, lungs, and esophagus. It penetrated his diaphragm, but missed his liver, kidneys and intestines as it exited his lower back. 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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What to Expect During your NorthStar VETS Visit


At NorthStar VETS, every member of our team has worked harder than ever for our patients, clients, referring veterinary practices, and each other as demand for veterinary services has increased tremendously. Continue reading

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Case Success Mackers


By late October, he was in complete remission. He now has four months of treatment complete and two to go. By addressing the issue quickly, directly, and with the right goals in mind, Mackers enjoys a much-improved quality of life today! Continue reading

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Pet Food Recall


Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., of Evansville, IN is issuing a voluntary recall of the below listed dog and cat food products due to tests indicating levels of Aflatoxin that exceed acceptable limits. 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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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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