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Therapy Dog Loses Vision, But Keeps Healing Mission in Sight

Veterinary Ophthalmologist Performs Eye Surgery to Save Dutchess; Doctor and Patient Featured in Newly Released Children’s Book Dutchess, a perky 10-year-old Golden Retriever therapy dog, needed surgery to remove both eyes because of a debilitating disease. [...]

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New Kids Book Shares Tale of Blind Therapy Dog

By Jesse Shayned, News Times Dutchess, a golden retriever therapy dog, needed surgery to remove both eyes because of disease. Dr. Cory Mosunic, a veterinary ophthalmologist in Newtown, operated in 2011. Fortunately, Dutchess quickly adjusted [...]

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Fourth Of July Pet Safety Tips

As the Fourth of July approaches, pet owners should bear in mind that many of the celebratory foods, drinks and events of the day can be hazardous to animals. To help keep pets safe and [...]

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Newtown Community Honors Therapy Dogs That Helped Them Heal

By Nicole Perez, The Hartford Courant Nine-year-old Mia Hochstetler collects signatures from her friends at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a small pink notebook. On the last pages of the notebook, after stickers and felted butterflies, [...]

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Free Sight-Saving Eye Exams To Eligible Service Dogs

Newtown Veterinary Specialists (NVS) is participating in the 6th Annual ACVO®/Merial® National Service Dog Eye Exam Event by providing free sight-saving eye exams to dozens of qualified service dogs in May. To sign up, service [...]

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