Veterinary General News

Online Vet Pharmacy

Hopkins Road Animal Hospital now offers Vets First Choice Pharmacy as our online pharmacy.  Vets First Choice pharmacy is the most highly accredited partner-pharmacy in the nation.  That means they meet the strictest standards for privacy, authentication, and security of prescription orders, as well as follow an established quality assurance program.   Please follow and […]



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Wellness for the older pet

Important facts about senior testing An aging pet’s organs gradually deteriorate and may lose their ability to function properly. We use senior testing to promote early detection and treatment of disease, so we can maintain health and prevent illness during your pet’s senior years. Early detection of disease often gives us more effective and less […]



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Skunk Spray Toxicosis

By Charlotte Means, DVM, MLIS, DABVT, DABT Although pet owners seldom witness their pets being sprayed by a skunk, the odor is immediate and unmistakable when spraying occurs.  Ocular edema, conjunctivitis, drooling, and squinting are commonly noted in animals that have been sprayed.  Many dogs will rub their faces, roll, sneeze, and vomit.  Temporary blindness […]



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