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New Volunteer Veterinarians at Boonshoft Discovery Zoo

As of January 1, 2014, Drs. Kim Burkhardt, Kristen Ferguson, and Sara Wells from Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital have taken over as the volunteer veterinarians that will be caring for the animals at the Boonshoft Discovery Zoo at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. We are very excited at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital to be starting [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:27:19+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Skinny on Pet Insurance

Thinking about what to buy your best furry friend this holiday season? How about pet insurance?   It is every pet owner’s worst nightmare: a devastating illness or injury to their pet that in order to be treated requires a sum of money they are unable to afford. This amount of course varies depending on [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:39:21+00:00 December 4th, 2013|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Pet Travel Safety Tips

With the holidays approaching, many people will be hitting the road to visit family. For some of those people, that will mean bringing their pets along for the ride. While not everyone takes their pets on road trips, many pet owners will take their pets (especially dogs!) in their car for errands, trips to nearby [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:47:42+00:00 October 16th, 2013|FAQ, Pet Care|0 Comments

Important Questions to Ask a Breeder

Back in March we addressed the reasons for why adopting a pet rather than purchasing from a breeder or pet store is such a good idea. However, we know that many owners love certain breeds, and many owners have uses for certain breeds (ie working dogs). Therefore, if getting a purebred pet is for you, [...]

By | 2018-01-04T18:12:54+00:00 August 13th, 2013|FAQ, General Health|0 Comments

Lyme Disease

Last year we discussed different ticks and tick-borne diseases. For this blog we will focus specifically on Lyme disease, as it is also a disease that can be transmitted to people. Lyme disease is caused by a spirochete (a bacterium that has spiral-shaped cells), Borrelia burgdorferi. How is Lyme disease transmitted to people and pets? [...]

By | 2018-01-04T18:23:04+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Choosing a Pet Sitter

Summer is almost here, and more and more people are getting ready for vacations. When planning a trip, many owners deal with the frustrations of who is going to take care of their pet(s) while they are away. Some elect to have them boarded, but that may not be the best situation for all pets. [...]

By | 2018-01-04T18:55:25+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Pet Care|0 Comments

Allergic Reactions in Pets

You may be familiar with allergic reactions in people, but did you know they can occur in your pets, too? Numerous causes are to blame, including foods, insect bites, vaccines, medications, etc. The severity of the symptoms can vary. Do you know what signs to watch for? Click here and also speak to your Twin [...]

By | 2018-01-07T03:07:07+00:00 April 18th, 2013|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Caring for Your Senior Pet

Just as with humans, our animal companions experience a variety of changes as they age. It’s up to us to be able to recognize these changes and do our best to help ease our pets into their golden years with dignity and comfort. Below, an Ohio vet shares some tips for providing the proper care [...]

By | 2018-01-04T18:59:48+00:00 April 16th, 2013|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

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