Archive for 2018

Pet Cancer Awareness Month: Warning Signs and Treatment Options

Hope VS Oncology

Pet Cancer Awareness Month: Warning Signs and Treatment Options The unfortunate reality is that cancer is the leading cause of death in pets. It is estimated that approximately half of all dogs and one in three cats will, at some stage of their life, develop a form of cancer. The goal of treatment is focused…

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Missing Familiar Footsteps this Holiday Season

Coping with pet loss

Facing the holiday season for the first time following the loss of your beloved companion animal can be extremely challenging. The holidays represent a time for joy and reflection, but when you have lost your pet, you might feel unable to celebrate, because your lap or the space next to you is empty.  Participating in…

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Pet Cancer Treatments: Rumors vs. Reality

Pet Cancer Treatments: Rumors vs. Reality November has been designated as National Pet Cancer Awareness Month as a continuing effort to educate pet owners about the prevalence, detection and treatment of pet cancers. Hope VS provides a full spectrum of treatments for pets suffering from cancer including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Getting a diagnosis of cancer in your…

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Veterinary Research Community

Veterinary Research Community – Invitation Seeking your insight related to new pet owners Dear Doctors and Technicians, Today I am assisting Bailey Brand Consulting in identifying veterinarians and technicians who would be willing to participate in a market research program. The goal of this research is to explore how veterinary practices can build better relationships…

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Use of Palladia® for Metastatic Sarcoma: Two Inspiring Cases

Case #1  Onyx, a 6-year-old spayed female Rottweiler, was evaluated by her primary care vet for a two-week history of left forelimb lameness. Upon evaluation, a firm swelling was noted along her distal left forelimb and radiographs identified an aggressive osteolytic lesion of the distal radius. She was referred to Hope Veterinary Specialists Medical Oncology…

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Yappy Hour and New Website Launch Pawty!

Bring your pooch and come on out to help us celebrate the launch of our new website at the last fall Yappy Hour of 2018! When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 5:30-7:30 pm Where: Locust Lane Brewery, 50 Three Tun Road, Malvern, PA 19355 (our neighbors next to Hope VS!) Why: Free Pint of Beer, Free…

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Dermatology PDF Handout

Dermatology Symposium Handout  Please print out or reference this handout for Sunday’s symposium. This link will only be live for 2 weeks to access.

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Things to Know Before Your Pet’s Cataract Consultation

Pet Opthalmology

Things to Know Before Your Pet’s Cataract Consultation Cataracts affect all kinds of animals, from cats and dogs to rabbits, horses, and beyond. If you believe your pet might have a cataract, it’s important to schedule a cataract consultation with your primary care vet as soon as possible. If left untreated, the condition can worsen…

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National Veterinary Technician Week: October 14th -20th, 2018

“Your Trusted Partner in Lifelong Care” It was 25 years ago that the U.S. Congress voted to declare the third week of October, National Veterinary Technician Week (NVTW). With this act Veterinary Technicians, the preeminent pet nurses working in the treatment area of the veterinary hospital, were celebrated for the tireless work they perform as…

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