Cryosurgery

Non-Surgical Alternative to Remove Skin Tags, Eyelid Mass, and Other BumpsAs our pets age, they commonly develop lumps or bumps which may range from a cosmetically inconvenient skin tag to a troublesome wart. Warts can pose a bleeding risk when the pet gets groomed or if the pet is repeatedly licking or chewing at it. [...]

Are You Sure You Have an Alapaha Blue Blooded Bulldog?

My GVH Story and the Love of Bulldogs After many years of working and living in beautiful, sunny Southern California, my wife and I made the decision to sell our condo and move back to Pennsylvania to be close to family. I had planned on taking a year off to adjust to the east coast [...]

Holiday Hazards: Lou’s Story

Everyone has heard all the warnings regarding holiday hazards and your pets - but like many things in life - do you really think it will happen? Until it happens to you! From toxic foods, to decorations and gifts, what seems to be a harmless holiday treasure can be harmful in many ways to your [...]

2016 Giving

‘Tis the Season for Giving… 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 [...]

Is Your Cat Hiding Something?

The Importance of Exams and Lab Work for Your Cat “My cat is an indoor only, and he/she is young and seems to be healthy. Do I have to come in for an exam?  Because they are an indoor only cat do I have to get the wellness lab work this year?” It is important [...]

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 [...]

Life with Chickens

I want a horse, a cow, couple of pigs, a few goats but CHICKENS??? That was never on my list.  But here I am at 32 raising and loving 8 wonderful chickens.  Last March my husband and I purchased a home with a few acres of land. We ventured out to Tractor Supply and found [...]

A Career in the Veterinary Field (Part 1)

Veterinary medicine is an exciting and dynamic field with many career opportunities. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the veterinary field, first consider which area of veterinary medicine most interests you.  Here is a list of some of the typical areas of focus available: Private Practice Corporate Practice Teaching & Research Regulatory [...]

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