Kedron Valley Veterinary Blog

Daycare: It’s Not Just for Human Kids!

Going back to school every year is a big thing for students all over, what must it be like for our home-bound companions? Where is my family going? Will they return? Oh, dear! For many dogs who need attention and exercise during the day while the family is away, attending a “doggie daycare” facility allows them a positive distraction from missing their families.

Preventing Cruelty and Neglect through Education, Aid and Rescue

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month. Neglect and cruelty can have many faces. Often, owners have good intentions but lack the knowledge to take proper care of their animals. Learn the telltale signs of abuse and neglect and what you can do to play a role in eliminating it in your community.

The Skinny on Rats and Ferrets

Have you ever considered adopting an exotic pet, but not sure how you would properly provide for it? Tired of just being a Cat Lady or a Dog Dude? April 2 is National Ferret Day and April 4 is World Rat Day. While often depicted badly in the press, rats and ferrets are playful, intelligent and worth all of the love you have to give. Ferret info comes first, followed by rat care and adoption tips.

So You Have A New Puppy! What Should You Do Now?

Who doesn’t Oooh and Aaaah over these pint-sized canines? Everyone loves puppies! These adorable balls of fur grow into dogs and there are lots that we as owners can do to prepare them and help them to become well-adjusted and happy adults. Read on to find out how you can help your pup become its very best.

New Year's Resolutions for Pet Owners

Let's start gearing up for the coming year! What resolutions can we commit to for a better tomorrow? Our pets can help us stay motivated to keep promises that we make to ourselves and to them.

Think Outside the Box

Unusual Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets and Their Owners.

Information on Importing Small Animals from Canada

From Dr. Kristin Haas, Vermont State Veterinarian.

Pet Appreciation - The Beneficial Bond

We all love our pets. From the human animal bond to the services of therapy dogs; read up on the many ways that animals make our lives better.