Saving Money - Is Preventative Pet Care Really Worth It?

April 16, 2018 / Posted by: Joan M. Yarnall, V.M.D., Ph.D.
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". We've all heard  it. But is preventative pet care really worth it? With some vaccination protocols moving from yearly boosters to every three years,...

Tick Prevention in Pets

April 2, 2018 / Posted by: Nancy T. Haiko, D.V.M.
Springtime will arrive sometime soon and along with it the focus on tick prevention for pets and people.  Ticks love the cool, moist temperatures of spring and fall.  Ticks can transmit a number of ...

Car safety for cats: 8 tips before you travel

March 19, 2018 / Posted by: Fordyce, V.M.D. Hilary H.
Car safety for cats is important. The spring and summer months inspire many people's desire to travel with their pets. Car safety for cats is important to know a...

Saving Money on Pet Care - The Online Pharmacy Quandary

March 5, 2018 / Posted by: Joan M. Yarnall, V.M.D., Ph.D.
Drugs are expensive. Health care is expensive, even for our pets. Life is expensive and we are all trying to save money. So many of us turn to an online pharmacy to purchase medications for our pets. ...

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

February 19, 2018 / Posted by: Nancy T. Haiko, D.V.M.
February is National Pet Dental Health Care Month for pets.  It is time to remind pet owners that caring for their pets' teeth is important!  A healthy mouth can help to keep the rest of the body he...

Driving Safely With Your Dog

February 5, 2018 / Posted by: Fordyce, V.M.D. Hilary H.
We love to take our dogs with us in the car.  Have you ever thought what would happen to your furry friend if you had a car accident? Laws require people to buckle up when getting into a car, but rar...

Pet Care Information From Our Doctors

January 22, 2018 / Posted by: Joan M. Yarnall, V.M.D., Ph.D.
Searching for answers about your pet's health issues? Want to know how to raise your new puppy to be your best friend? Need to litter box train your cat?  The Animal Clinic at Thorndale has hundreds ...

How to Navigate Dr. Google for Your Pet

January 8, 2018 / Posted by: Nancy T. Haiko, D.V.M.
Dr. Google is now our first resource for health information for ourselves and our pets.  We all do it.  It's hard to resist.  By the time most people arrive at a doctor's office, they have often al...

Holiday Pet Adoption.

December 30, 2017 / Posted by: Fordyce, V.M.D. Hilary H.
We love the idea of a sweet puppy or kitten for Christmas or any holiday.  Those little furry youngsters fill our hearts with such joy.  Why wouldn't we want to spread the joy of a cute little puppy...

We Love Our Dogs - Maybe More Than Other People!

December 11, 2017 / Posted by: Joan M. Yarnall, V.M.D., Ph.D.
Yes, we humans love dogs. Perhaps in some circumstances more than we care about other human beings. We have all seen those heartbreaking pictures of injured or neglected dogs and cats in the ASPCA ads. Ou...