Your Generosity is Awesome – Holiday Food/Supply Drive Update

What a wonderful start to a New Year - your generosity is awesome!  With your help Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital was able to assist the animals and staff at SPCA Perkiomenville and Animal House Project, two organizations that are doing great things for less fortunate animals in our area.  The Holiday/Supply Drive was a super success. [...]

From Rescue Dog to Champion in Dock Diving – “Bo” McClaran

Recently, Crystal McClaran generously shared her story about her dog, who went from rescue dog to champion dock jumper.  This is the story of Bo McClaran.  We thought it was so great we wanted to share it with you.........Bo came into my life 4 years ago when I walked into the right place at the right [...]

Pet Identification

HomeAgain Microchip A HomeAgain Microchip is a permanent identification that is implanted under your pet’s skin.  About the size of a grain of rice, it is easily implanted between the shoulder blades and often done while your pet is under anesthesia.  Should your pet find itself in a shelter or veterinary hospital, it can be [...]

Diana Update

Diana is doing so well.  She now sits in front of her trainers and smiles at them until they pet her.  She would rather be petted than anything else.  She has learned to spin - I'm not sure why but they trained her to do this J. She will sleep on her blanket or in [...]

New Leash on Life

Celebrating the Bond between You and Your Pet As a reflection of our hospitals’ belief of that there is something so incredibly special about the human and animal bond, we have decided to support a non-profit organization called New Leash on Life.  New Leash on Life USA is a new generation prison dog-training program that [...]

Meet Little Boy Jack

    My little boy Jack is the best pet I have ever had. Jack is a medium length fur orange barn tabby that I rescued from the Berks Co. Humane Society when he was 8 weeks old. Ever since then, I have been his mama cat. Jack loves to play fetch, snuggle, eat and [...]

Sash & Emmitt

We got both of our dogs from a shelter. Sasha came from the ARL and Emmitt came from the Montgomery county SPCA. Seems where ever our friend Tracie worked, we ended up with a dog. Not that we are complaining….we feel these dogs rescued US. Our family was going through some rough times and my [...]

Shayd

Shayd was one of hundreds of "bully dog" mixed breeds found at the Berks Animal Rescue League almost 2 years ago.  I spend quite a bit of time there and was asked to examine her one day because she was ill.  She was pulled off the streets of Reading intact, heavy with milk from a [...]

My Shelter Pup

It has been almost 15 years since I toured shelter after shelter in Arizona looking for the right dog to join me on my journey back to Indiana.  It was finals week at Arizona State University and I was finishing up my first year of college.  After a long day of searching I finally found [...]

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