Archive for 2019

Chewing, Biting, Licking, Scratching: Your Allergy Season Survival Guide

Pet allergies

Chewing, Biting, Licking, Scratching: Your Allergy Season Survival Guide   How Do I Know If My Pet Is Having an Allergic Reaction? When people get allergies, they generally experience symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, running nose, and watery eyes. Dogs and cats can sometimes get these as well—more typically, however, they exhibit behavior which includes…

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Lehigh Valley Spring Symposium

This is the link to the handout for this Sunday’s symposium at Bear Creek:  2019 Lehigh Valley Spring Symposium Handout Please be advised: No handouts will be distributed the day of the event Your CE certificate, pen, and paper will be provided on the day of the event. Please set up your printer prior to…

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Celebrating Social Work Month with a Spotlight on HOPE Support Services

Pet Support Services

Celebrating Social Work Month with a Spotlight on HOPE Support Services   Many people share a deep and powerful connection with their pets and consider them to be best friends and beloved members of the family. Due to this strong attachment, owners can become heartbroken and overwhelmed when the well-being of their pet is impacted…

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Caring for Your Aging Pet and Yourself

Join Hope Veterinary Specialists as we open our new learning center to the pet-loving public for a two-part lecture presentation on palliative care and pet caregiver stresses. To register for this FREE event, please click here. Agenda 9:00 am Doors open and light breakfast served 9:30 am- Dr. Kate Vickery– “Keeping your Aging Pet Comfortable: Palliative…

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5 Reasons to Reconsider Anesthetic Dental Cleaning for Your Pet

Pet dental cleaning

5 Reasons to Reconsider Anesthetic Dental Cleaning for Your Pet   Is Anesthetic Dental Cleaning Safe for My Pet? Many pet owners have concerns about putting their animal under anesthesia, especially when the procedure sounds routine, like a teeth cleaning. While the treatment does carry some inherent risk (anesthesia may not be recommended if your…

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2019 Lehigh Valley Veterinary Spring Symposium

Please join us for our 4th Lehigh Valley Spring Symposium and our 3rd year at Bear Creek. Hope Veterinary Specialists and Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Specialty Center are once again partnering to bring you the latest tips, tricks, and trends in our veterinary field. If you are a veterinarian, veterinarian technician or assistant, we…

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Is Your Dog Suffering from Seizures? Learn More About the Ketogenic Diet

Hope Vet Neurology

My Dog Is Suffering from Seizures. What Should I Do? Epileptic seizures can be scary for both pet owners and their pets. If your dog is experiencing seizures, the first and important step is to take the animal to your primary care vet or emergency service to be evaluated. Once diagnosed, there may be any…

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The Blood Donor Program at HVS

Hope Blood Donor Program

Hope Veterinary Specialists will be opening a canine blood bank in the fall of 2019 and will be seeking donations from our community to assist our patients in need. More details are coming soon, but in the meantime, read more about the qualifications for becoming a donor. There are many conditions that may require dogs…

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