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Seven Common Signs of Pet Eye Disease

Eyes are sensitive organs and delay in seeking treatment can be the difference between a visual and blind eye. Pet owners should seek prompt veterinary care if their pet shows any of the following non-specific signs of ocular disease: 1.)Squinting: Blinking or squinting is a sign of ocular pain and is seen in a wide range […]


CARES Companion Animal First Aid Course – May 18th

Attention all pet owners!  CARES is hosting a Companion Animal First Aid Course!  This FREE First Aid Course is open to all pet parents and animal lovers and will be taking place at CARES on May 18th, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Light snacks will be provided.


April Star of the Month at CARES – Nancy Waters

Congratulations to Nancy Waters, our April 2013 Star of the Month at CARES! When you hear Nancy’s name, the first thing that comes to mind is her big, genuine smile. She is always ready to laugh.  From the moment she walks in the building she is a delight. She greets everyone and if she doesn’t know […]


Minimally Invasive Surgery at CARES

By Dr. David Puerto, DVM, DACVS and Dr. Brian Bretz, DVM, DACVS Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services, Langhorne, PA Veterinary medicine, as in human medicine, is constantly making significant advancements in the field of minimally invasive surgery.  In the past large incisions into the chest, abdomen or joints were necessary when […]


Four Common Pet Hazards

by:  Suzanne M. Dempsey, DVM, DACVECC Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services Our pets share our homes and our lives, yet there are some hazards in our daily environment that can pose potential dangers for our pets.  Here is a short, albeit incomplete, list.  If you have a concern or question, you should […]


11 Myths About Pet Cancer Treatment

By:  Dr. Beth Overley, DACVIM (Oncology) The Cancer Center at CARES, Langhorne, PA 1. Cancer doesn’t occur in dogs and cats. Unfortunately, animal cancer is common.  It is the leading natural cause of death in dogs and the second leading cause in cats.  Around 50% of all dogs and 30% of cats will […]


Four Early Warning Signs of Illness In Your Pet

By:  Dr. Samantha Murray, Board Certified Veterinary Internist at CARES Langhorne, PA As a pet owner, it is important to recognize early warning signs of illness.  While some symptoms (such as vomiting, poor appetite and lethargy) are easy to recognize as important, other symptoms may not be so obvious as to cause concern […]


Expanding Excitement

Expanding Excitement! – July 2012 We have had to let our seams out and stretch a bit as we have grown into and through our existing space! We are very excited about our current expansion project! We have broken through the walls of the attached and adjacent 6000 square feet of space, and are in […]


Need To Know: Disc Disease and Spinal Cord Injury in Dogs

By:  Dr. Ed Darrin, Board Certified Veterinary Neurologist at CARES Langhorne, PA Spinal cord injuries are common in dogs, and the most common type of spinal cord injury is a disc herniation.  Disc herniations can cause anything from minor discomfort to complete paralysis.  Rapid detection and treatment are often the difference between a […]


CARES Internal Medicine Service Offers Extended Hours

April 2012 The Internal Medicine Service at CARES is pleased to announce extended hours for new consultations!  In addition to providing Internal Medicine services during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, Dr. Murray and Dr. Adler are now available Tuesday and Thursday evenings and two Saturdays per month.  We hope that these extended hours will […]


Continuing Education

Caring for a pet with cancer: Nutrition
Nutrition plays an important role in a cancer patient’s overall health and fitness. In general,...
Caring for a pet with cancer: Quality of life
Our two primary goals are to give our patients the best possible life quality for as long as we...
Caring for a pet with cancer: How do I know if my pet is in pain?
Admittedly, it’s harder in pets. They can’t tell us what’s wrong, but we can observe...
Two Canine Cancer Clinical Trials Now at CARES
Evaluation of a Novel Adjuvant Therapy for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Patients Treated with...
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