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29 07, 2015

Dangers of Over-the-Counter Medications

Over-the-counter medications may be great to help us treat our daily aches, pains and illnesses. Unfortunately, many of these medications can be dangerous—even deadly—to our pets. The doctors at Newtown Veterinary [...]

29 07, 2015

Blood Transfusions Save Pets’ Lives

Did you know that dogs and cats have different blood types—just as people do? Currently, dogs have nine known blood groups and we’re finding more every day.  These blood types [...]

29 07, 2015

Minimally-Invasive Surgery

  Less Pain, Quicker Recovery for Your Pet We’re constantly adapting to technological advancements in today’s ever-changing healthcare industry. In this new age, as the human medical landscape continues to [...]

29 07, 2015

The Art of Giving a Medical History

You’re in the emergency room with your ill or injured pet. You’re worried. Your pet is stressed or in pain. The staff is bombarding you with questions. Here are some [...]

29 07, 2015

Heart Disease in Pets

Heart disease in pets is pretty much the same as it is in humans. Heart disease is a cardiovascular disease condition of the heart or surrounding blood vessels in which [...]

29 07, 2015

Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

Urinary tract troubles are not uncommon in domestic cats. There are many causes of urinary tract issues including urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder or kidney stones, cancer, anatomical or congenital problems, [...]

29 07, 2015

The Importance of E-Collars

Everyone hates e-collars—you know, those hard plastic “lampshades” your pet has to wear after seemingly every visit to the veterinarian’s office. E-collar is short for Elizabethan collar; it was named [...]

29 07, 2015

Protect Large Breed Dogs from Breathing Problems

We previously posted a warning about airway disease in short-muzzled dogs. But our smaller canine companions are not the only ones that can develop breathing problems in higher heat and [...]

29 07, 2015

When to see a Veterinary Cardiologist

Heart disease affects many cats and dogs. The consequences can be severe. Many people are surprised that pets can be evaluated and treated by a cardiologist just like people with [...]

29 07, 2015

Dealing with Wounds

Whatever the source–a fight with another animal, an unfortunate run-in with a branch in the woods, or a grooming mishap, scrapes and cuts on your pet can be scary, and [...]