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 [...]

Celebrating National Veterinary Technican Week

Veterinary technicians are critical to the day-to-day function of veterinary practices, and play vital roles in preserving animal health and welfare. National Veterinary Technician Week, first celebrated in 1993, takes place in the third week of October each year (October 12 – 18, 2014), and provides an opportunity to recognize veterinary technicians’ contributions. Although we [...]

Where Are the Ticks on my Pet Coming From?

Peyton with furry family Question: Are the ticks I'm finding on my pet coming from the trees in my backyard? Answer: Ticks do not fly or jump. Ticks "quest" for hosts from ground level to about knee level on high grass and vegetation. Imagine a baby holding out their arms signaling to a loved one [...]

Sash & Emmitt

We got both of our dogs from a shelter. Sasha came from the ARL and Emmitt came from the Montgomery county SPCA. Seems where ever our friend Tracie worked, we ended up with a dog. Not that we are complaining….we feel these dogs rescued US. Our family was going through some rough times and my [...]

Shayd

Shayd was one of hundreds of "bully dog" mixed breeds found at the Berks Animal Rescue League almost 2 years ago.  I spend quite a bit of time there and was asked to examine her one day because she was ill.  She was pulled off the streets of Reading intact, heavy with milk from a [...]

Animal Shelters & Rescues

Animal Rescue League of Berks County 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PAtel: 19508; (610) 373-8830 email:jmeinhart@berksarl.org     PAWSibilities Rescue 2048 Sumneytown Pike, Harleysville, PA 19438; (484) 485-7297 email: pawsibilitiesanimalrescue@yahoo.com       Montgomery County SPCA   1059 Sweisford Road, Perkiomenville, PA 18074; (610) 754-7822 email: tracie.graham@montgomerycountyspca.org     Cat Angel Network PO BOX 3071, Stowe, [...]

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