Pet Health

Things to consider before adopting a cat


What makes a pet cat unique? Cats make wonderful companions.  Cats are very entertaining and affectionate making them a popular pet.  They are easy to house-train, adaptable to a variety of households, and relatively low maintenance- therefore a great pet option for busy families. What choices do I have in cats? First, one must consider […]



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Heat Pet Safety


Summer is here – with a vengeance! As temperatures reach almost 100° F this week, keeping a close eye on your furry pets is very important. Some tips to keep in mind this summer (or anytime it is over 70°F): SHADE AND WATER: Protect your pets from the sun’s rays and keep them hydrated. NO […]



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Pet Food Delivery Available Soon!


We are very excited to announce that we have  partnered with Vetsource to supply you with your pet’s food products directly from the manufacturer.  You never have to worry about receiving counterfeit or expired products.  You will know your pet’s food is 100% safe and it will be shipped right to your front door. 



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Canine Parvo Virus (CPV)


Canine Parvo Virus (CPV) is an aggressive canine virus that attacks the intestines and heart in young puppies, unvaccinated dogs, and poorly vaccinated dogs. This virus can live in the environment for up to 12 months.



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Dog Flu Season is Here Again


Unfortunately, it’s that time of year again. . . . time for Canine Influenza (dog flu) – and it’s highly contagious. Learn more about this illness to protect for four-legged family member this season:



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Pet First-Aid Kit Checklist


Keep a kit of basic first aid supplies for the pets in your household. Many of the items in a family first aid kit can be used for pets, too. Below is a list of pet-specific items you can add to your family first aid kit:



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February is Pet Dental Health Month


Proper dental care can detect dental disease that not only affects the mouth, but can also lead to more serious health problems such as heart, lung and kidney disease. Good dental hygiene is just as important for pets as it is for humans.



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6 Things That Give Your Pet Gas


Gassy pets are no fun to live with. While the occasional toot is normal and necessary, too much stinky gas can seriously affect the bond between people and their pets. Thankfully, most causes of excess pet gas can be managed with a few simple interventions.



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Rio and Laser Therapy Treatment


Animal Hospital of West Chester has been using cold laser therapy since 2015 and are excited that our pets and owners have reported tremendous improvement of range of movement and pain relief with these treatments. Below is just one testimonial . . .



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Dog Flu: What causes it?


Canine influenza, or dog flu, is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV). It is highly contagious. Who’s at Risk? Dogs of any breed, age, sex or health status are at risk of infection when exposed to CIV, and infection can occur year round. Almost all dogs exposed to CIV will become infected, and the […]



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