Your Pets

Dogs

Big dogs, small dogs – at NSVH, we love them all! NSVH welcomes canine patients of all sizes. We have comfortable accommodations, appropriately sized equipment and decades of experience in caring for purebreds and mixed breeds of every variety.

Dr. DiGiacomo is a strong proponent of Fear Free veterinary visits. Our staff has undergone special training to ensure that your dog’s visit to NSVH is as stress free as possible. We also have a variety of training techniques and supplements that can be utilized to help a fearful or anxious dog learn to relax, and even enjoy, their visits with us.

Read more about Dogs in our blog.

dr heather digiacomo canine exam

Cats

fear free cat

Dr. DiGiacomo is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners and has a special interest in all things feline.

NSVH is one of only select group of practices nationwide certified as a “Cat Friendly Practice”. We have a separate waiting area and exam room devoted exclusively to our feline patients. Additionally, our staff is highly trained in gentle, fear-free handling techniques for cats.

For cats who are fearful or anxious at the veterinarian, we have a variety of strategies that can be implemented to ensure your kitty has a calm, fear free experience with us.

Want to learn more about fuzzy felines?

Chickens

NSVH is one of the few area practices happy to provide wellness and medical care for backyard chickens

Dr.D has seven of her own backyard feathered friends (Blanche is one shown here) and she is excited to help you with your flock.

chickens and ducks

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October 5, 2016

Internet Pet Meds Come with Hidden Costs

Most of us are cost-conscious. Most of us like to price shop, to ensure we are getting the best deal on a purchase. Most of us use the internet to compare prices for everything from televisions to shoes to diapers. When it comes to pet medications, however, the cheapest drugs found online may be counterfeit, […]

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September 27, 2015

“Vaccine Reaction”? Probably Not.

Vaccinations are a scientific miracle. The number of human (and animal) lives saved by vaccinations cannot be overestimated. Once-common diseases such as canine distemper and feline panleukopenia have been virtually eliminated in vaccinated pets (I’ve only seen a handful of pets with these diseases, as opposed to some of my more seasoned colleagues, who used […]

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May 13, 2014

How to Bring Your Cat to the Vet in 3 Easy Steps

In the average week, we see easily three to four times more dogs than cats for appointments, despite the fact that pet cats outnumber dogs in the United States. Why is this the case? A recent study determined that the number of feline visits to veterinarians decreased 14% from 2001 to 2011 despite an increase in […]

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