Cats & Carriers: Friends not Foes
Posted by Lisa on July 23, 2014

Oh the Horror!!!! Cats & Carriers: Friends not Foes Is this how you feel when it comes time to take kitty to the vet? If so, we think we can help! Click on the link above to check out this fantastic, informational video from CatalystCouncil! By applying these tips, we hope your next outing is […]

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HomeAgain MicroChipping
Posted by Lisa on June 27, 2014

Why Microchip? Between six and eight million pets enter animal shelters throughout the United States every year. Without identification, 90 percent of these pets will not return home. A microchip is the only permanent form of identification that cannot be altered or removed. How is the Microchip Implanted? The procedure is simple and very similar […]

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The Dangers of Heat Stroke
Posted by Lisa on June 6, 2014

By Dr. Messina   When a dog is exposed to high temperatures, heat stroke or heat exhaustion can result. Heat stroke is a very serious condition that requires immediate medical attention. Dogs do not sweat through their skin like humans – they release heat primarily by panting and they sweat through their foot pads and […]

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Over-The-Counter Medications and Your Pet
Posted by Lisa on May 12, 2014

By Dr. Comstock   We are fortunate today to have ready access to over-the-counter (OTC) medications to use when we are ill. However, when a pet is ill, can we use those same medications? As with many things in medicine, the answer is complicated. Many medications used in veterinary medicine are also human medications, and […]

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Heartworm Disease
Posted by Lisa on March 10, 2014

By Dr. Abiagil Messina   Heartworms cause serious and sometimes fatal damage to the heart, lungs, and other organs. Common clinical signs include coughing, difficulty breathing, and exercise intolerance. Heartworm disease can easily be prevented with monthly preventative pills. Although it is possible to rid your pet’s heart of adult worms, serious complications can develop […]

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The Trouble with Jerky
Posted by Lisa on October 27, 2013

Chase Farm Veterinary Hospital Wants You to be Informed (the following is courtesy the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services/U.S. Food & Drug Administration) FDA has been actively investigating consumer complaints about jerky pet treats causing illness in dogs and in some cats. As of Sept. 24, 2013, over 3,600 dogs and 10 cats […]

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Why My Cat Needs a GPS
Posted by Lisa on October 2, 2013

by Andrea Berry, Chase Farm Veterinary Hospital My cat needs a GPS tracker. Yup, just like a long haul trucker, a mountain climber in uncertain territory , or even – gasp – Great Aunt Esther – my cat is sometimes difficult to locate. She likes to “wander”. Sometimes she makes poor choices and gets lost, […]

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Chase Farm Veterinary Hospital Community Hour
Posted by Lisa on September 19, 2013

Memorial Blessing   Join us in a heartfelt remembrance of the beloved pets  whom we have lost with a blessing given by Reverend Jason Lucas.   We look forward to seeing you Sunday  October 20th, 2013 from 2-3pm Chase Farm Veterinary Hospital Refreshments will be served after the blessing.

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Fleas? We Can Help You!
Posted by Lisa on July 29, 2013

THE BIG FLEA PROBLEM OF 2013 by Andrea Berry, Chase Farm Veterinary Hospital The incessant scratching, chewing, gnawing – the drama, the agony, the FLEAS!  Uhhhg.  This feels like the worst year yet for those nasty little bugs. A day at the hospital doesn’t go by when we aren’t talking about the problem. It’s a […]

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Your Pet
Posted by Lisa on April 25, 2013

by Andrea Berry – Chase Farm Veterinary Hospital We’ve all read a lot in recent years about the benefits of Omega-3s in our diet.  Omega-3 Fatty Acids are an important component in keeping our bodies healthy, strong and active. They enable us to combat current health problems and help prevent medical issues later on in […]

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