Celebrating National Veterinary Technican Week

Veterinary technicians are critical to the day-to-day function of veterinary practices, and play vital roles in preserving animal health and welfare. National Veterinary Technician Week, first celebrated in 1993, takes place in the third week of October each year (October 12 – 18, 2014), and provides an opportunity to recognize veterinary technicians’ contributions. Although we [...]

AAHA Accredited

What is AAHA accreditation and why is it important to our hospital? What is AAHA? AAHA stands for the American Animal Hospital Association, a professional association of veterinary hospitals founded in 1933. AAHA is the only organization that provides accreditation for veterinary practices throughout the United States and Canada. Accreditation is voluntary and we have [...]

Degenerative Joint Disease? Are You Crazy? My Dog is Only 5 Years Old!

Most of us have had dogs in our home that reach that ripe old age where they start to slow down. Sometimes it is difficulty getting up or sometimes it’s simply having less interest in longer walks. Osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative joint disease, DJD) is a progressive condition that will affect most of our [...]

GVH Looks Back on One Year of Social Media

One year ago our team launched the Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital website and our Facebook page to begin sharing our knowledge and passion for veterinary medicine.  As we celebrate our one year anniversary of social media, we wanted to take some time to look back at 10 of our most popular posts. TOP 10 Posts Information [...]

Medicating Your Cat

Here at Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital we understand that medicating your cat can be a stressful activity. Cats are quick and can easily slip away from you and hide. Medicating your normally angelic cat can quickly turn into a confrontation with a small mountain lion.  Below you will find quick, easy to follow instructions on how [...]