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Winter Wonderland: Do I Really Need that Flea and Tick Preventive?

With six more weeks of winter ahead of us (according to  Punxsutawney Phil: https://abcnews.go.com/US/punxsutawney-phil-predicts-weeks-winter-shadow-virtual-ceremony/story?id=75630462), you may be wondering if that flea and tick preventive is really necessary for the next few months. You are diligent about using it during the summer months, when your pup (or feline friend) is outside in the woods or on… Read More


Treat time! Good Treats for your Rabbit or Guinea Pig

Are you thinking of adopting a rabbit or guinea pig? Did you just adopt one and want to share every treat with him? Read more to find out what treats you should (and shouldn’t) be giving your new best friend! Best Commercial Treats Commercial treats for your rabbit, or treats you can easily buy at… Read More


Spending the holidays with your pets?

Watch out for these holiday dangers If you are spending holidays with your pets, whether they are new family members or old friends, keep them in mind with these tips! Table scraps can be a big problem for your pup during the holidays. Many times the foods we eat is delicious, and it seems only… Read More


CBD in dogs, what’s the scoop?

What does CBD do to my dog? Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, has become very popular in pet stores around the United States. So what does it do and how does it work? CBD is associated with marijuana, and the ‘high’ feeling it provides, however this feeling is actually associated with tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. The… Read More


Day in the Life of All Creatures Vet Hospital

Now that COVID has taken over our lives, we have been having our clients wait in our parking lots and trusting us with the care of our pets. But what really goes on behind closed doors? Let’s walk through a day at ACVH. 7:30 am The lights get turned on at 7:30 am when the… Read More


What is Metabolic Bone Disease and Could My Pet Have It?

What pets can get metabolic bone disease? It is primarily reptiles that have metabolic bone disease when they come to see a veterinarian. The most common species that we see that have metabolic bone disease are bearded dragons and leopard geckos, but any reptile can have the problem. What is metabolic bone disease? Metabolic bone… Read More


Coughing Cats- Feline Asthma

What is feline asthma? Feline asthma is a disease of the lungs that affects as many as 5% of cats. Most researchers believe that feline asthma is caused by an allergic reaction to something in the air, stimulating the immune system inappropriately. When exposed to these allergens, the airways will constrict due to inflammation. Inflammation… Read More


Allergy Attack!

Could my dog have allergies? How would I know? Allergies are very common in our best friends, and often lead to discomfort of both us and them. Allergies are a normal immune response to an abnormal stimulus, e.g. pollen or food. This means that their immune system is seeing something normal as a threat that… Read More


New Disease in Rabbits in the U.S.

Warning: this is a startling disease and a heavy topic. (There is a picture of some healthy bunnies at the end to lift some spirits.) What is Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus? Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus, or RHDV, is a virus (of the calicivirus family) that only infects rabbits. It is often fatal (some very young… Read More


Kitten Conundrum

Adopted a new kitten or considering adopting a new kitten? Congratulations on adopting your newest best friend. Kittens are energetic, cute, playful, and so funny. But they can be a handful! Veterinary Visits All kittens (and cats) should see a veterinarian once adopted! Your new kitten will need many vaccines and check ups to ensure… Read More