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 »

Calling all dog lovers!

Calling all dog lovers!

Staff report Tony Humphreys and Julie Broadway of Shelburne are honored and delighted to announce Grand Champion Heronsway Capriccio, known as Colby, will be competing at the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Show in New York City. Colby is a four-year-old Pembroke Welsh Corgi, who, along with 17 other Pembroke Welsh Corgis, will compete for Best… Read More »

Ruff! Ruff! Ruff! My knee hurts!

Ruff! Ruff! Ruff! My knee hurts!

By Dr. Garrett Levin, DVM, Diplomate ACVS As the winter season is upon us and the snow falls on the mountains, we look forward to spending time outside with our dogs. Whether you enjoy Alpine or Nordic skiing, injuries, in both us and our best friends, are not unusual. One of the most common orthopedic… Read More »

Food dangers for pets

Food dangers for pets

By Dr. Garrett Levin, DMV  As the holiday season draws near, we look forward to celebrating with family and friends. Our homes fill with the wonderful scents of indulgent food and treats. As tasty as these foods are for us, they can be problematic for dogs. Dietary indiscretion describes gastrointestinal upset that occurs when a… Read More »

Tips for a safe and happy Halloween

Tips for a safe and happy Halloween

By Garrett Levin As the evening temperatures begin to drop and the leaves begin to turn Vermont’s famous fall colors, we look forward to this time of year. Our dogs are eager for hikes in the woods to feel leaves crunch under their feet. Our cats sit in the windows during the day following every… Read More »

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