‘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 [...]

Pet Wellness Report

  Celebrating the Bond Between You and Your Pet  We know you love your pet and we appreciate the time and devotion involved with being a good pet owner.  That’s why we now offer the Pet Wellness Report®. The Pet Wellness Report® provides a more complete picture of your pet’s health and takes just 10 [...]

National Pet Diabetes Month – George 1 Year Later…

November is National Pet Diabetes month and I wanted to share the continuing story about George, my diabetic cat. George is a happy and healthy 12-year old, tuxedo kitty who is living successfully with diabetes. I like to think he is living a life fit for a king. Since George was diagnosed with diabetes, he [...]

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 [...]

Yes! Your Indoor Pet Needs a Rabies Vaccine

We often are asked “Why do I need to vaccinate my indoor pets if they will never go outside where they can be exposed to rabies?”  The simple answer is any indoor pet can get loose and run out the door.   In addition, rabid animals do not act like normal animals and there are accounts of [...]

Back to School Anxiety in Your Pet 2016

Summer is a great time filled with swimming, hiking, and playing in the yard with our faithful friends. As the summer comes to a close and parents send their children back to school, it is important to remember that our four legged friends may feel lonely after having their best buddies home all summer. As [...]

World Rabies Day

Celebrate World Rabies Day on September 28th by getting the facts on rabies prevention and ensuring that you and your family are free from rabies.  We have a wealth of information on our website that shares facts about prevention and rabies in our communities. Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals usually transmitted through the [...]

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