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We’re Always Learning

July 29, 2015

The doctors and technicians at Aston Veterinary Hospital are committed to lifetime learning. This allows them to continually enhance their knowledge and skills and learn the most up-to-date information about various topics to better help your pets. Several staff members have recently attended continuing education conferences. Dr. Becker returned from the AAHA Conference in Tampa, […]

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Heat Stress Prevention

July 2, 2015

By Dr. Cafaro and Dr. Hiller Summer’s peak heat and humidity is upon us, so it is important to remember a few safety tips to keep your dogs and cats comfortable and reduce the risk of heat stress or stroke. First, NEVER keep your pet in the car unattended. The temperature in the car can […]

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Bee Sting First Aid

June 16, 2015

By: Dr. Cafaro As the warmer weather brings us and our pets outside, it is important to know that bees, wasps, spiders, and other insects can all sting or bite your pet, but not all pets will have an allergic, life-threatening reaction. Stings in most pets cause mild swelling, redness, and discomfort which is self-limiting. […]

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Grooming Is Back

May 21, 2015

We are thrilled to announce that grooming has returned to Aston Veterinary Hospital. Amanda Walton has well over 10 years of grooming experience and formerly worked at Top Dog and Fuzzy Butts. She has expertise with all breeds of dogs. Grooming services are available Monday through Thursday by appointment. Please call the office at 610-494-5800 […]

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Intestinal Parasites in Pets

May 11, 2015

Our pets can be reservoirs for parasitic infection which can not only be a health problem for them, but can be a source of human infection. During the warmer months we all enjoy spending more time outdoors. Our pets may venture to the park for a hike, to the beach for a swim, or to […]

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Heartworm and Prevention

April 6, 2015

Mosquito season is upon us! Everyone knows that mosquitoes are pests, but did you know that they pose a dangerous threat to your pets? Mosquitoes can transmit a serious and potentially fatal disease to cats and dogs called heartworm disease. In heartworm disease, long worms live in the heart, lungs and surrounding blood vessels. This […]

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Like Our Page & Help

December 10, 2014

Help us fill an animal’s food bowl and spread some holiday cheer this season! From December 9th to January 9th, every time we get a like on Facebook we will donate a scoop of food in partnership with Hill’s Pet Nutrition to the Delaware Humane Association – an animal organization in our area. Please help […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner with Pets

November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away and soon enough you will be sitting down for your big dinner and your pet will place himself next to you and just stare at you—waiting and begging for you to drop just a morsel of turkey on the floor. A poll of petMD readers showed that 56% […]

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National Pet Diabetes Month

November 13, 2014

November is National Pet Diabetes Month. Are your pets at risk? The likelihood of your cat or dog developing diabetes is anywhere between 1 in 100 and 1 in 500 and experts say those numbers are increasing. Diabetes mellitus, the clinical name for “sugar diabetes,” is a disease that affects glucose in your pet’s blood […]

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Pet Halloween Safety Tips

October 29, 2014

Halloween is a holiday that humans and animals can enjoy together. There are many exciting aspects of Halloween but that doesn’t mean there are no risks. See below and read how to have fun while keeping your animal friends safe. CANDY – Don’t feed your pets Halloween candy! Chocolate in all forms, especially dark or […]

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