No Shave November at GVH

You may have noticed while visiting Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital this November that three members of our team - Dr. Smith, Todd - Director of Operations, and Dr. Coniglario - decided to embrace their facial hair in support of No Shave November.  The three facially furry men participated in the annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society which brings awareness to the fight [...]

Your Generosity is Awesome – Holiday Food/Supply Drive Update

What a wonderful start to a New Year - your generosity is awesome!  With your help Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital was able to assist the animals and staff at SPCA Perkiomenville and Animal House Project, two organizations that are doing great things for less fortunate animals in our area.  The Holiday/Supply Drive was a super success. [...]

Bean – A Very Special Golden Retriever

A very special Golden Retriever puppy entered the veterinary office where Dr. Sarah Kearse worked almost 7 years ago.  At that time he was diagnosed with a very serious heart murmur.  The puppy, the runt of the litter, was brought into the hospital by a breeder and the diagnosis was that he was not a [...]

‘Tis the Season for Giving – SPCA and Animal House Project

December is a time when many of us think about how we can give to others. We’ve all seen the donation advocates for Salvation Army for those less fortunate, but do you ever think of animals in that moment? There are many great organizations in our local area that are always advocating for those pets [...]

Holiday Hazards for Your Cat 2016

The holidays are an exciting and busy time for everyone including your cat. Your cat may enjoy the smell of the roasting turkey and be overjoyed at the new climbing post, the Christmas tree.  But the holidays can also make your cat nervous or skittish with strangers and sudden changes to their environment. You need [...]

Fit and Fun in the New Year

The New Year is approaching and many people make the resolution to get healthier through diet, exercise, and eating healthy. This New Year's resolution doesn’t need to be just for us humans - now is the time for your pet to begin a new year with their best paw forward. Pet obesity is on the [...]

Holiday Hazards for Your Bird

A partridge in a pear tree may not be a good idea during the holiday season. The holidays are a festive time for you and your bird, but can present special challenges to bird owners. Birds may not cope well with new sights and sounds that accompany the holiday season.  These new things can represent [...]