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Winter Still Isnt Here Just Yet!?

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Did you know that when you give your heartworm tablet it actually covers the pet for the month before not the current 30 days? Insects and parasites can still survive and transmit disease as weather gets cold. It’s especially important to stay vigilant about parasite protection, especially when temperatures fluctuate from day to day. FLEAS […]

Got Motion Sickness?

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Vomiting is just one of those things that happens with both dogs and cats. While the most common cause stems from an irritated stomach lining, sometimes, a vehicle is to blame! Many cats and dogs vomit when traveling. Air, boat, or car, the mode of transportation doesn’t seem to matter when an animal suffers from motion sickness. The following […]

Tips for getting outdoors with your Pet

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Summer vacation and nice fall weekends. We love to get our pets outdoors with us. Here are tips on preparing for your next campout. Once you have selected where you will be camping and what activities you will be doing start a list! INSECT CONTROL There are many diseases your dog can be exposed to […]

NEW! Bravecto for Cats is now available

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

The original product, Bravecto (fluralaner) for dogs is a flavored chewable tablet designed to kill fleas, the black-legged tick, the American dog tick and the brown dog tick for 12 weeks at a time. The medication is effective against the Lone Star tick for eight weeks. The new topical formulation for cats will provide 12 weeks’ […]

July Pet Health Tips!

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

If furry friends had a choice, they’d always be by our side. But there are times we just have to be apart – which can put some pets in a panic. Sit, stay and read July’s tips for helping them cope with separation anxiety. Did you know? Pets pick up when we’re stressed, but how […]

Welcome Dr. Karinda Elliott!!

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

We are extremely happy to introduce you to Dr. Karinda Elliott who recently joined the Long Trail Veterinary Center Team! She is a unique addition to the Burlington area as a certified physical rehabilitator. Dr. Karinda Elliott grew up in Central New York. She then moved to Georgia to attend the University of Georgia where […]

Time for a Vacation? Tips for Pet Boarding

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Keeping Pets Safe in the Summer Heat

Friday, July 17th, 2015

There are few places on earth that can escape the powerful summer sun. Summer temperatures rise quickly and can catch us unprepared, which can be harmful or even fatal for our animals. When planning for outside activities that include a pet, it is important for clients to keep an eye on: Daily temperature forecast Heat […]

World of Pet Parasite Prevention

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Spring is almost here (really!) and with it comes parasites of all sorts that can infect your pet.  Most dog and cat owners understand the importance of keeping their pets safe from parasites such as heartworms, intestinal worms, fleas, and ticks.  However, pet owners are now being flooded with ads for generic products and these […]

Beneful Purina Lawsuit

Monday, March 9th, 2015

By now, many of you may may have heard about the lawsuit filed against Purina’s “Beneful” brand dog food. For those unaware, an individual in California has filed a class-action lawsuit against the company, as he believes his dogs’ unfortunate deaths were a result of being fed Beneful. We hope we can clear some things […]

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