Vet with PTSD Comforted by Therapy Dog

Struggling with PTSD and alcohol abuse, Iraq veteran Randy Dexter was desperate for help. Could a dog named Ricochet come to his rescue?  by Randy Dexter There are probably thousands of veterans who have a story like mine: Enlisted in the Army. Got deployed. Saw combat. Got blasted by an IED. I signed up at [...]

Pet Sitter: The Right Fit For You

When preparing to go away, pet owners often find themselves wondering what the best care for their pet would be. While kennels are a great place for pets to be social, receive daily care, and are safe, they aren’t always the best option for all pets.  If your pet tends to become more stressed in [...]

Gilbert: Our Official GVH Mascot

Meet Gilbert, the official mascot of Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital.  Gilbert joined the GVH team in Fall of 2014. He was a little “ruff” around the edges at first.  So we sent him to GVH Business Manager, Diane's house for a week long doggy boot camp. Boot camp was a challenge that involved some obedience training [...]

Switch Puppy Food to Adult Food

When you switch puppy food to adult food, consider the age of your pet. Usually, the switch from puppy food to adult food occurs between the ages of 10-12 months for the majority of dog breeds (small, medium, and large). We want to make sure that as puppies, they are given the appropriate amount of calories in [...]

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