Humane Society seeking foster providers

Humane Society seeking foster providers

Animal lovers interested in becoming foster care providers for shelter animals can learn more on July 27 when Homeward Bound Humane Society in Addison County hosts an informational meeting for new volunteers. The shelter currently has short- and long-term fostering opportunities available for dogs, cats, and kittens, but they are especially interested in finding foster… Read More »

Lyme disease – what to look for in your pets

Lyme disease – what to look for in your pets

By M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association for Vt. Digger Lyme disease is a very serious concern for people and pets. It is carried by deer ticks, which emerge in the spring, remain active during the summer months, and then go through a burst of activity in the fall. While we think of… Read More »

Town Clerk’s office holding pet licensing contest

Register your cats and dogs by March 31 and you could win some great prizes in a pet licensing contest created by the Shelburne Town Clerk’s office to drive awareness of pet licensing. “Many dog owners know about getting dog licenses, but we wanted to make sure that cat owners are aware that cats need… Read More »

Food dangers for pets

Food dangers for pets

By Dr. Garrett Levin, DMV No matter the time of year, as tasty as these foods are for us, they can be problematic for dogs. Dietary indiscretion describes gastrointestinal upset that occurs when a dog ingests something that its body cannot tolerate, causing irritation and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The most common cause is when… Read More »

Holiday dangers for pets

Holiday dangers for pets

By M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many pet owners are unsure which plants, foods, and decorations are and are not for their pets. Most species of lilies are deadly to cats. In some cases, a small amount of pollen or even one leaf can cause sudden… Read More »

Dogs and cats will have their day

Dogs and cats will have their day

The pets of our region have quite a bit to look forward to in coming days. This Saturday, Sept. 17, between 9am and 5:30pm, Pet Food Warehouse of Shelburne and South Burlington will host “Wag it Forward.” According to their website, during these hours, Pet Food Warehouse will donate 25% of every sale to Vt.… Read More »

Homeward Bound and Addison County Home Health & Hospice team up to help pets and people in need

Homeward Bound and Addison County Home Health & Hospice team up to help pets and people in need

Two of Addison County’s service oriented non-profits recently announced a collaboration to provide short-term care for pets whose owners are facing a health crisis. Homeward Bound’s Pets in Crisis program is set up to provide a safe haven and temporary shelter for the pets of victims of domestic violence or natural disaster. Through their new… Read More »

Cabaret 4 Canines fundraiser this Saturday!

Cabaret 4 Canines fundraiser this Saturday!

Hinesburg’s VT Dog Rescue, a nonprofit organization founded by Brigitte Thompson and operated by a team of dedicated volunteers, works closely with adopters to find just the right fit. They have already transitioned more than 320 dogs from dismal, overpopulated, high-kill shelters into loving homes. Thompson is proud to announce their inaugural Cabaret 4 Canines fundraiser to happen… Read More »

Ark Veterinary Hospital welcomes Katie Manges, DVM

Ark Veterinary Hospital welcomes Katie Manges, DVM

Submitted by Ark Veterinary Hospital Katie Manges, DVM, has joined Shelburne’s Ark Veterinary Hospital. “We’re very excited to have her join our practice,” Bill Kellner, DVM said. “At the same time, we will all miss Dr. Paul Urband who practiced at Ark for more than 10 years. Dr. Urband retired after a long and wonderful… Read More »

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