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Cat’s aren’t getting regular health care

Percy’s not a big fan of having his teeth checked. But on a recent visit to the For Cats Only Veterinary Clinic in Quakertown, the burly, tuxedo-colored cat was a cooperative patient. “Teeth are looking pretty good,” said Dr. Renee Ziegler, peering inside the kitty’s... READ MORE

A Second Chance for Sunny

While a surgery as invasive as an amputation can seem devastating to most people, pets possess a much more positive outlook on the matter. Here is one of our recent success stories posted to demonstrate the amazing adaptability that animals have when faced with these... READ MORE

HSVMA’s Newest Members

Due to increased affiliations with local shelters and rescue organizations, the Allentown Animal Clinic joined the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association on August 2, 2013. The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) was formed in 2004 as a home... READ MORE

Household dangers to your pet

Author: Nancy Werteen, Anchor / Reporter, If you have a dog at home you know that dogs aren’t exactly discriminating when it comes to eating. In fact, most dogs will eat just about anything. And that can be a problem. Did you know that there are... READ MORE

Pit bull in Allentown found beaten by hatchet

From afar, a young pit bull looks like any other playful pup, but up close, it more resembles the dog of Frankenstein. “I suspect somebody took something like a hatchet, potentially to knock her out,” said veterinarian Elena Sawickij of the Allentown Animal Clinic.... READ MORE

Winter Safety

Winter is fast approaching, and many owners have contacted us regarding us about how to transport their birds, reptiles and small animal to our office safely. It is never too dangerous to bring your pets to the vet in cold weather, particularly if you suspect your pet... READ MORE
Avoiding Obesity in Your Cat

Avoiding Obesity in Your Cat

Many of our cats are overweight or obese. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 59% of cats in the United States are overweight or obese. What is the difference between being “overweight” and being “obese”? Any cat that is over its ideal weight is... READ MORE

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

National Black Cat Appreciation Day was yesterday, August 17. Did you know that black animals are less likely to be adopted than their light-colored shelter mates? Black cats are often overlooked by potential adopters because of old myths and superstitions that they... READ MORE