Why do we love sharing our pets on social media platforms?

Social Media and Pets As we have made our way into the twenty-first century, technology has changed the way we connect with friends, families and even strangers. Social media has allowed us to bring awareness to those in need.  We share comedic videos and most importantly keep in touch with those around the globe. Our [...]

Lehigh Valley Zoo

Tia Camarata, Client Care Specialist, at Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital is also a volunteer at the Lehigh Valley Zoo.  Here Tia shares some of the friends she has met at the zoo. “These are African Blackfooted Penguins and are native to the Southwest tip of Africa.  They are considered warm weather penguins.  The Blackfooted Penguin is [...]

Snowball, The Dancing Cockatoo

Snowball, The Dancing Cockatoo Dances to a Familiar Song You’re driving in your car or perhaps you’re sitting at your desk and all of a sudden a familiar song plays on the radio. Your body will almost always respond in a physical way. You might begin to tap your foot or bob your head and you [...]

When it’s time to say goodbye

We understand that your pet is a member of your family - a very special friend with whom you have made many wonderful memories.  It is important you and your family know all of the options when it is time to say goodbye. Our hospital works with Abbey Glen, providing after life care to pets since 1976.  Abbey [...]

2016 GVH Pet Costume Contest

GVH Pet Costume Contest We're excited to be hosting our 4th Annual Pet Costume Contest!! To submit a picture and brief description of your pet dressed up in their favorite costume complete the entry form below. Photos will be accepted from our clients October 1st-28th @ 5pm. The dog and cat photo that receives the [...]

National Pet Fire Safety Day

National Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15th! Did you know that nearly 500,000 pets are involved in a house fire each year? With about 1,000 of them started by homeowners pets! This is a day to spread awareness about not only how to keep your pet(s) safe during a house fire, but also how your [...]

What do you mean – Fear Free?

What do you mean - fear free?  Picture Sally, a young woman about to enter an office.  See if you can guess where Sally is... Sally opens the door and sees that the walls are covered in warm and tranquil colors, she hears the sounds of trickling water and soft music humming in the background, and the air is [...]

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 [...]

2015 Holiday Donations

Thanks to your generosity during our holiday charity event-  GVH was able to support SPCA & Animal House Project to help less fortunate pets in our community!! This year’s donations totaled more than 900 pounds including: Dog Food (Dry): 452 lbs 8 oz.  Cat Food (Dry): 120 lbs. 6 oz.  Dog Food (Wet): 15 lbs. 9 oz.  [...]

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 [...]

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