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Tiny Kitten Fights For His Life at CARES

Dedicated Pet Parents, CARES doctors and nurses team up to save “Simba” “He was less than half a pound when we found him,” recalls Suzie Zabicki. “We were in the backyard watering plants and my husband Bryan told me there was a kitten in the shed. Sure enough, it was this itty bitty thing,” she […]


Free Education for Veterinary Technicians

Education is important – whether it is “back to the basics” or diving into more advanced techniques, CARES is here to provide the continuing education you are looking for. “Continuing Education is imperative for all veterinary professionals, for optimal patient care as well as our well being. Learning should never stop and is integral for […]


Paralyzed Dog Walks Again at CARES

An Emergency Brings One Family From Bethlehem to Langhorne For Specialized Care “I heard him scream and yelp,” recalls Gale Grow of Bethlehem, PA. “I ran downstairs and we couldn’t find him.” Gale remembers the panic as she searched for her sweet Pomeranian mix, Marco, after he jumped off her bed and became paralyzed. “He […]


Dog Hit By Car Makes Incredible Recovery At CARES

“It was just horrible,” recalls pet owner Helen Bednarczyk. Her dog Penny was hit by a car, while crossing the street on a leash, after an SUV came speeding by. “I almost had a heart attack and the driver never stopped,” adds Helen. Penny Comes to CARES Helen took Penny, a 3-year-old Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix […]


Here We Grow Again: CARES Expansion & Construction Details

Here we grow again! The Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services (CARES) is happy to announce we are expanding again—for the fifth time since CARES’ inception in 2003. Construction has officially begun on our current expansion, which will allow us to provide More Great Spaces! (and Days!) for our patients, their families, and our associates. […]


Dr. Adler is named Director of Quality for Pet Partners

Today we are thrilled to share that Dr. Jennifer Adler MSc, VMD, DACVIM has agreed to be the Director of Quality for Pet Partners. What is Pet Partners? Pet Partners is CARES’ parent company. While other group practices promote a one size fits all approach, a Pet Partners’ veterinary hospital is encouraged to retain their […]


CARES Offers Free Eye Exams for Service Animals

Registration Takes Place April 1 – 30, 2019 Jackson, a super sweet golden retriever has been bringing smiles and hope to people of all ages for more than five years. A therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International, Jackson visits nursing homes, independent living facilities, schools, universities, daycare and more! He’s trained to lay down while […]


Medication Disposal and Protecting Our Pets and Family

Medications, both prescription and over the counter, can be life saving if used appropriately. But human medications are a leading cause of poisoning in our pets! Proper disposal of medications can help protect our pets, ourselves, and our natural environment.  Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe! DO NOT FLUSH! Disposing […]


CARES Welcomes Melissa Logan, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

CARES is excited to welcome Melissa Logan, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) to our practice! Dr. Logan is a board-certified neurologist and neurosurgeon. She will be joining Dr. Darrin in providing full weekday coverage for our neurology patients. To learn more about Dr. Logan (a Boilermaker) and her clinical interests, click here!


Thoracoscopic Surgery at CARES Gives New Pup a Chance at a Healthy Life

Dutchess was a seemingly normal and healthy Labrador retriever puppy. But, when she was weaned from her mother and started solid food, her owner began to notice something alarming. She would throw up her food and was not gaining weight, like her littermates. After her owner could no longer care for her, thankfully Dutchess came into the […]


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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