Wallenpaupack Veterinary Clinic

2425 Rt 6
Hawley, PA 18428

(570)226-2212

www.wallenpaupackvet.com

Classroom Pets: Things to Consider

Having pets in school classrooms is a somewhat controversial subject. For every good point that's raised (e.g., promoting empathy, entertainment, learning about ...

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Do Dogs Even Get Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

One night after Halloween, the emergency clinic where I was working received an odd call. “Animal Emergency, may we help you?” “Umm….our puppy has been acting s ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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The Wild, the Weird, and the Wacky: Unfamiliar Species

After spending 12 hours on a strange Sunday on emergency call, going back and forth all day between two locations to treat two horses who decided to live, I beg ...

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Zoonotic disease dangers present legal risks to veterinarians

When humans contract diseases from their pets, the consequences, in rare instances, can carry legal ramifications for their veterinarians. It's a scenario Dr. ...

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California to require clarity in pet health insurance policies

A bill regulating the pet health insurance industry has all but passed in California, with some predicting it could reach Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk by next week. ...

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