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Handling a Pet Toxin or Poisoning Emergency

My pet just got into something he shouldn’t have. What should I do?   This could be the shortest blog post ever.  The answer: 1) Call your veterinarian or the nearest emergency veterinary hospital. 2) If #1 is not possible, call Poison Control.     ASPCA Animal Poison Control (888) 426-4435 Perhaps you’ve been through a … Continue reading

March 2015 VMC Pain Management Patient of the Month

Nikkos’ Story Nikkos is our thirteen and a half year old, beloved, Coton de Tulear. Between my mother and I we have four Cotons, each with a unique personality and each is very special to us. In the fall of 2013, Nikkos began to display some fairly significant signs that he was in severe pain; … Continue reading

February 2015 VMC Pain Management Patient of the Month

Somehow, February got by us and we forgot to post our Patient of the Month!  Mickey has been a happy and welcome “fixture” at VMC for many years (as his family describes below), and we would certainly be remiss if we didn’t get his story out there!   Mickey’s Story Mickey (who is named after … Continue reading