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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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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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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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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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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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