Pet Health

  • Canine Respiratory Illness

    Nov 22 2023

    northpenn | Alerts, Blog Post, Pet Health, Pet Safety

    North Penn Animal Hospital is aware of concerns for a yet to be identified canine respiratory disease being seen across the country. Canine upper respiratory diseases in general have been…

  • Let’s talk about heartworm disease!

    Jul 12 2023

    northpenn | Blog Post, Pet Health

    The news from the veterinarian hit them like a thunderbolt. Their dog Sparky had a heartworm infection. Suddenly, Sparky’s owners were faced with the prospect of a lengthy, painful and…

  • Congratulations to Amanda!

    Feb 16 2021

    | Blog Post, Pet Health

    Congratulations to our Veterinary Technician Manager, Amanda for earning her VTS in Dentistry from the Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians. In order to obtain this special accreditation, Amanda spent 2…

  • Grain-Free Diets

    Grain-Free Diets – the latest dietary trend

    Nov 27 2018

    northpenn | Blog Post, Pet Health, Pet Safety

    Grain-Free Diets – the latest dietary trend What you need to know for your dog’s health Over the last several years, many pet food companies have developed grain-free diets which…

  • Calling all cats!

    Sep 26 2018

    northpenn | Blog Post, Hospital News, Pet Health

    We recently renovated the original part of our hospital for our feline friends! Taking your cat to the vet can be stressful and we wanted to remove some of the…

  • September is Animal Pain Awareness Month!

    Sep 02 2016

    northpenn | Blog Post, Pet Health

    Is your pet in pain? No one wants to be in pain, nor do we want our beloved pets to be in pain. Research has shown that our pets feel…

  • Health Alert: Canine Influenza Virus

    Apr 24 2015

    northpenn | Blog Post, Pet Health

    Canine Influenza Virus – Is your pet vaccinated? As you may be aware, there is a new strain of canine influenza virus, H3N2 causing an outbreak of illness in Chicago, affecting…

  • Is Your Pet Protected?

    Apr 02 2014

    northpenn | Pet Health

    “April Showers bring May Flowers”… and fleas….and ticks…and mosquitoes oh my!! Walter wants to know, is your pet protected? The snow has finally ended and the weather is warming up!…

  • Anesthesia-Free Dentistry

    Oct 25 2013

    northpenn | Pet Health

    “Anesthesia-Free Dentistry” Is it right for your pet? There have been several stories in the news lately highlighting “Anesthesia Free Dentistry” for dogs and cats. At first glance, it sounds…

  • Tiny Invaders Intestinal Parasites

    Aug 16 2013

    northpenn | Pet Health

    Tiny Invaders Intestinal Parasites (Part 3 of 3) Now for something really squeamish! Internal parasites! These are microscopic organisms that live inside our pets, and sometimes us! At least 14%…