CONSIDERING A PET AS A HOLIDAY GIFT?

The holiday giving season is quickly approaching, and in addition to socks and a new toaster, some may be considering a pet as a holiday gift.  While a furry ball of wonderful is always an excitement on the “big day,” there are some important things to consider ahead of time. Make sure that you have…

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Tips For Traveling With Your Pet

The holiday season brings the excitement of gatherings with family and friends and often this necessitates traveling with our furry family members. Here are some things to consider when traveling with your pets. When making travel plans ensure your pet’s collar or harness and leash are in good shape and fit properly. Also ensure identification…

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National Veterinary Technician Week October 15-21, 2023

We consider all KVH staff to be “Superheroes.” During National Veterinary Technician Week, we want to express our heartfelt appreciation for our veterinary technicians who are the unsung heroes of our animal care team. They are the true superheroes, working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the well-being and health of our beloved pets. Their…

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September 2023 – Pet Dental Discount Month

10% Discount on Pet Dentals (Additional non-dental services are not subject to the 10% discount) Mention CODE: September2023 DENTAL HEALTH is a very important part of your pet’s overall health, and dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year…

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PET POISON AWARENESS

PET POISON CONTROL ASPCA: 888-426-4435 www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control Pet Poison Helpline: 800-213-6680 www.petpoisonhelpline.com OVERVIEW According to the National Safety Council, thousands of lives have been saved due to physical barriers like child-resistant packaging and awareness campaigns. Likewise, in recent years, the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline have worked tirelessly to raise awareness about protecting our vulnerable and…

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Protecting Your Dog From Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are most active in warmer seasons from spring to autumn. Spring is upon us so you will want to keep your canine friend away from these venomous reptiles as bites can lead to serious injury and even death. Is a rattlesnake bite a veterinary emergency? A rattlesnake bite is ALWAYS considered a veterinary emergency! …

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Heat Stress – Summer Risks for Your Pets

As the temperature rises and summer arrives, it is important to take extra steps in protecting your pet against the heat to prevent heatstroke, heat exhaustion, and other hot-weather ailments.  Whether you are out for a walk, riding in the car, or letting them play in the yard, the heat can take a toll on…

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Please Don’t Litter… Spay or Neuter Your Critter!

Content provided by the ASPCA. Learn more at: https://www.aspcapro.org/resource-library?keywords=spay+and+neuter SAVE LIVES – SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PETS By spaying or neutering your pet, you will save lives by helping control the pet homelessness crisis. Millions of healthy dogs and cats are euthanized in the United States each year simply because there are not enough homes…

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