Archive for 2018

Happy Retirement Dr. Gross!

After 38 years of practice in veterinary ophthalmology, Dr. Stephen Gross will be retiring from veterinary medicine. We wish him all the best as he moves on to retirement and we are grateful to him for bringing ophthalmology to Hope. Although he will be greatly missed at Hope Veterinary Specialists, we know Dr. Gross will…

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A farewell letter from Dr. Jennifer Bagshaw

To my valued clients and patients, I am writing this email to inform you that I have made the difficult decision to leave Hope Veterinary Specialists effective December 21st of this year.  It has been a privilege to care for your furred family members. One of the reasons I entered veterinary medicine was because of…

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Veterinary Nurse Feature: Briana Cardie

Briana Cardie Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse Feature: Briana Cardie Harcum College congratulates Veterinary Nurse Briana Cardie, class of 2015, who was named a Harcum Star employee at Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern, PA. Watch the video to learn more about Briana and how her degree from Harcum helps her in her current role at Hope! Harcum Veterinary Nursing graduates…

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Is Your Dog Experiencing Soreness or Limping? Learn More About ACL Tears

Dog ACL tears

Is Your Dog Experiencing Soreness or Limping? Learn More About ACL Tears: A torn ACL (torn knee) is the single most common type of orthopedic injury in dogs. This condition is sometimes also referred to by veterinarians as a tear of the CCL or cranial cruciate ligament. Regardless of what term is used, your pet…

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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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