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Something to Sneeze At!' | July 21, 2021

NSVH frequently receives calls from concerned owners, worried that their dog is making a strange “choking noise” that lasts for a few seconds and sounds like they may be gasping for air. They dog is often described as having “honking” spells or sounding as if they need to bring something up. What on earth could […]

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Goats Are Friends, Not Food' | August 5, 2016

I have a long list of favorite animals. A really long list. High on that list are goats. Veterinary studentsĀ at the University of Pennsylvania are required to learn about large animals as well as small animals. I spent several months caring for horses, cows, goats and sheep at New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large animal […]

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A Dog with a Duckling?' | July 11, 2016

I love dogs. I love ducklings. And I love stories that disprove the myth that pit bulls are vicious killers. Check out these photos, and you may feel the same way!

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AVMA Day Two' | July 27, 2014

One of the best parts of attending a veterinary convention is the wacky titles of some of the lectures. With lectures like “Appropriate Grooming of Birds”, “Training Foals to be Good Patients”, and “Finfish Anatomy and Physiology”, who wouldn’t have a good time? In all honesty, the AVMA Convention draws so many attendees because of […]

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