National Pet Fire Safety Day

National Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15th! Did you know that nearly 500,000 pets are involved in a house fire each year? With about 1,000 of them started by homeowners pets! This is a day to spread awareness about not only how to keep your pet(s) safe during a house fire, but also how your [...]

National Pet Fire Safety Day 2015

July 15th marks The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services National Pet Fire Safety Day.  An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires. What steps do you have in place to assure your pets' safety? There are many ways to help keep your pets safe in the event of a fire.  Here [...]

Adopt a Bird? Really?

If you are considering adding a pet to your family and are looking for an intelligent, loving, loyal and interactive pet, why not adopt a bird?  Pet Finder is a great resource to start your search for an adoptable pet bird.  There are a few local groups that can be accessed from this site. A Helping [...]

Why Does My Indoor Pet Need A Rabies Vaccine? 2016

We often are asked “Why do I need to get the rabies vaccine if my pets never go outside where they can be exposed to rabies?” The simple answer is any indoor pet can get loose and run out the door.   In addition, rabid animals do not act like normal animals and there are accounts of [...]

How Should I Prepare My Exotic Pet for a Disaster?

There are many exotic pet parents out there.  Should a natural disaster strike such as flood, hurricane, power outages, etc., it is important to have a plan of action for pets with special care needs such as birds, snakes, ferrets, etc. Exotic pets tend to be more sensitive to changes in surroundings and have special needs in [...]

Oh, the Exotic Pets We See….Birds, Bunnies, and Snakes…Oh, my!!

Exotic pets have grown in popularity over the past few years for a number of reasons.  Some people enjoy having an unusual pet while others find exotic pets to be easier to care for than a dog or cat.  Check out the following list of some of the popular exotic pets: 1.  Pocket Pets: This group includes [...]

Exotic Patient Data Sheet

 Did you now that a small thing such as the bedding your pet uses can lead to a serious medical condition? This information is very important and is why Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital has an on-line date sheet that we ask that you fill out before your first visit. On your first visit you will be asked [...]

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