The Village Veterinarian

489 S. Oxford Valley Road
Fairless Hills, PA 19030

(215)945-7900

www.villagevetpa.net

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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Gotta Get those Annual Exams

A few weeks ago I learned I have a wee bit of breast cancer. It was caught incredibly early: Stage 0, noninvasive, and non-life threatening.How do I know I'm ...

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Intervertebral Disk Disease (Herniations of the Disk)

Intervertebral disks are located between the vertebrae (bones of the spine). Each disk has two parts, a fibrous outer layer and the jelly-like interior. When di ...

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How Much for that Doggy in the Window?

Let’s face it. We’ve all been victims. You walk past the pet shop on the way to the shoe store. Or you’re looking for bargains at the local flea market. You’re ...

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Feces Eating in Dogs and Cats

Eating feces, known as coprophagia, can be an extremely distressing issue for dog and cat owners. Whether it’s the pet’s own feces or someone else’s, the act it ...

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PTSD Can Occur in Companion Animals after Disasters

Dogs and cats who survive disasters can suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder in the same way as their owners and for the same reasons: being placed in an ...

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