It’s an attack that left animal clinic staff and the local humane society horrified — a young emaciated dog seemingly attacked with a hatchet and left on an Allentown street. But the Lehigh County Humane Society is ensuring that Sally’s traumatic past doesn’t inhibit her future. City police were called after a resident found Sally […]
From afar, a young pit bull looks like any other playful pup, but up close, it more resembles the dog of Frankenstein.
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Officer Richard H. Garner and K-9 partner, Onyx of the Whitehall Township Bureau of Police accepted a K-9 First Aid Kit, courtesy of long-time veterinarian, Dr. Judy Rutkowski of the Allentown Animal Clinic.
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.
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 for veterinary professionals who want to engage in direct care programs for animals in need and educate the public and others in the profession about animal welfare issues.
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 situations.
There’s a complex mix of reasons for why a growing number of felines aren’t being seen by vets. 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,” […]
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – She was set on fire and left for dead but now an Allentown dog is happy and healthy. There’s the saying “you can’t keep a good dog down” and Charmane, an adult pit bull, is the perfect example of that.
“These are scars from the burns she sustained,” Bethany Mihalik of the Allentown Animal Clinic said. Mihalik said Charmane was wrapped in a blanket soaked with chemicals, then set on fire, and left for dead. It’s the worst case of animal abuse she’s ever seen.