Kedron Valley Veterinary Blog

Think Outside the Box

Unusual Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets and Their Owners.

Colder Weather Making Your Joints Ache? Pets can Suffer From Arthritis, Too!

Arthritis is a degenerative and painful condition that affects millions of people in the US. It is even more prevalent in dogs: 1 in 5 adult dogs have it and that number doubles once the dog is older than 7.

Information on Importing Small Animals from Canada

From Dr. Kristin Haas, Vermont State Veterinarian.

Fall Safety Concerns for Animals - Large and Small

With dazzling colors on the trees and harvest festivals abounding, many people love the autumn season. But, with the holidays and cooling temperatures, the fall brings some potential dangers to our animals-large and small.

Ebola and Pets

The ongoing epidemic of Ebola in West Africa has raised several questions about how the disease affects the animal population, and in particular, the risk to household pets.

Can Pets Get the Flu?

With the influenza (flu) season upon us, many Vermonters are curious if their pets can get the flu or if they can transmit it to them.

Halloween Can Be Spooky For Pets

Many people like to have fun during the Halloween festivities, but our pets can truly be frightened by all of the noises and costumes.

Help a Dog Find a Forever Home: October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Each October, national humane groups observe Adopt a Shelter Dog Month across the US. This observance helps shine a light on the needs of the millions of dogs in shelters and rescues across the country that need forever homes.

Make Sure Adopted Pets are Healthy

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Veterinary Medical Association urge Vermonters to utilize best management practices when adopting a pet.

Fourth of July Fireworks and Pets Don't Mix Well

Everyone loves the fun and festivities of the July Fourth celebrations. However, our pets do not have the same appreciation of these patriotic displays.