From our wonderful veterinary technician team, here are some tips to keep your pet healthy and safe this winter. As the winter weather worsens you will most likely need to use ice-melt. Your pets walk on it and it will irritate their paws and while they are cleaning it off themselves, they may even ingest it. It can be toxic to them, so in order to prevent this, please purchase pet safe ice-melt. Most stores offer one variety or another. We believe that pet-safe versions work just as well as the others. Continue reading Salt, Antifreeze and Other Winter Warnings for Your Pet
Call us crazy, but we’ll do anything to support animal welfare. Yes, that includes jumping into the freezing Susquehanna River on New Years Day. The plunge benefits the local Humane Society. Last year more than 200 people jumped in the river and raised $20,000. Our own Dr. Bob was there, and he’ll be back this year as well, this time with two members of the Hospital’s team: Malcolm Babbitt, our veterinary technician supervisor, and Stacey Colm, one of our veterinary technician assistants. Continue reading Is that my vet freezing in the Susquehanna?
Here’s the clip that WGAL ran on our hospital party last week. We hope everyone is enjoying their holiday pictures. A few clients have posted their pictures to our Facebook page. Would you put yours up too? Continue reading Can You See Your Pet on the WGAL Segment? Watch it here!
Yesterday we held our first Holiday Party at the hospital, and we couldn’t have been happier. We had more than 100 clients and friend come through to get their pets’ portraits taken with Santa and share some food and drink with members of our staff. Continue reading You Helped Raise More Than $450 at our Holiday Party! Thanks!
We love our relationship with the Hershey Bears, and particularly our new client, Coco The Bear. As we wrote in our first post announcing the partnership with the Bears, we’re huge fans of the team and the Hershey organization. Continue reading Our Second Hershey Bears Game is Coming Up
We just put up a post on what you need to know about licensing your dog. We did some exploring on the County’s licensing Web site and stumbled upon this cool list. Here are the most popular (licensed) dogs names in Dauphin County: Continue reading The Most Popular (Licensed) Dog Names in Dauphin County
One of our longtime clients just asked a great question on our Facebook page: when does my new puppy need to get a dog license? In Pennsylvania, the law says that all dogs three months or older must have a license. Each county is responsible for licensing its animals, but the state Department of Agriculture is actually tasked with enforcing the laws. Continue reading When Does Your New Puppy (or grown up dog) Need a Dog License?
Congratulation to our Dr. Jim Kepner. This past Monday, he welcomed a new granddaughter to the family. Siena Hanna Kepner was born at 1:05 PM on November 30th at a healthy weight of 6 pounds, 7 ounces. Continue reading Dr. Kepner: Now a Three-Time Grandfather!
American Staffordshire Terriers (also known as Pit Bulls) are a breed of dog that some people are scared of. If you come to the Animal Hospital of Dauphin, Stacey Colm will definitely give you a different perspective. Stacey has been a TPR (“Temperature, Pulse and Respiration”) Tech for us for more than two years now. But her passion is promoting the pit bull breed. Continue reading Stacey, One of our Vet Technician Assistants, Advocates for Pit Bulls