Educational Resources: Valuable pet owner information
The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family and be thankful for the things we treasure in life. Unfortunately, many of our holiday traditions can create unique dangers for our pets. During the holiday season, we see a marked increase in the number of patients who are suffering from some form of gastrointestinal illness. The most [...]
Bruno is a German Shepherd who had undergone a successful emergency procedure at a surgical facility to reverse torsion and remove his damaged spleen. His surgery was completed at 3:00 a.m. and his owners were to pick him up at 7:30 a.m. that same day.With a snowstorm forecast for Hendersonville, Bruno’s owners were worried about being able to transport him [...]
There are many substances that are potentially toxic to pets, including some human foods or medications, as well as plants, cleaners and other chemicals. Common signs of toxicity poisoning are: drooling, trembling, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, coma and disorientation. Here are some commonly found toxic substances: Human medications, including pain killers, cold medicines, antidepressants, vitamins Rat poison, snail bait [...]
Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards Winners Lead the Pack Industry’s best and brightest honored at sixth annual event Newtown Square, PA (February 6, 2017) – Thousands of nominations for Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards poured in from every corner of the U.S. and Canada, but in the end, just six winners took home all the bones. Petplan hosted the sixth annual Veterinary [...]
It’s a beautiful summer day in North Carolina and you have decided to take Spot on a hike. As you are hiking down the trail, Spot becomes interested in a small bush to the side of the trail. Just after putting his nose in the bush, he yelps. He is limping and within minutes, his foot starts to swell. Spot [...]
Congratulations to Andy Pertuset, CVPM of Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Hospital located in Flat Rock, NC for being named Practice Manager of the Year at the 2017 Petplan Veterinary Awards!