Wallenpaupack Veterinary Clinic

2425 Rt 6
Hawley, PA 18428

(570)226-2212

www.wallenpaupackvet.com

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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Cancer is a Cellular Delinquent

Like people, our pets’ bodies develop cancer cells throughout their lifetime. In the lucky ones, these cells remain dormant and no malignancy ever grows; in oth ...

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Dog vs. Porcupine: Same Winner Every Time

In any dog vs. porcupine encounter, the dog is guaranteed to lose. The dog will never learn to believe this, despite the pain from having quills stuck in his bo ...

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What do we Tell the Kids?

A fragment of conversation anchored my feet to the floor, over-filled laundry basket perched on my hip. My two oldest children were playing with their plastic ...

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Recalls of Pet Food and Treats in U.S. are (Mostly) Voluntary

You may be used to seeing pet food recall notices released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). And you may have assumed that the FDA issued those r ...

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Profusion of pet food choices cooks up confusion

Photo courtesy of Dr. Kamran Khan A veterinary practice owner in Wisconsin, Dr. Kamran Khan worked as a certified veterinary technician for four years befor ...

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