Slippery Rock Veterinary Hospital


Slippery Rock Veterinary Hospital
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131 Branchton Rd
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(724) 794-8545
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Slippery Rock Veterinary Hospital at Slippery Rock Area High School.
Volleyball Tournament Interact Rotary Club Slippery Rock High School Gym March 3, 2017 To benefit the local food bank Enter a team or be a Sponsor Contact Marg Opp (after 3 pm) 724-290-7470

Members of your pet's healthcare team will be attending the 2017 Midwest Veterinary Conference Wednesday February 22nd - Sunday February 26th.

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5 Valentine’s Tips All Pet Families Need to Know! By Dr. Charlotte Flint Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Roses are red, Violets are blue, If I’ve got a pet, what do I do? Valentine’s Day is all about love, and we know how much you love your pet! Chances are your furry family member is going to get some Valentine’s snuggles this year and maybe even a gift of its own. The human family members of your house may also be getting gifts this year, some of which may be highly toxic to your furry friends. Check out our tips on how to show your love without spending Valentine’s weekend in the ER. Do keep Valentine’s Day chocolate away from pets! Who doesn’t love a big box of chocolate for Valentine’s Day? Unfortunately, dogs are more than happy to help themselves to chocolate if given the opportunity! Calls involving pets ingesting milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and chocolate baked goods were the top three most common exposures handled by Pet Poison Helpline. Chocolate ingestion by dogs can result in agitation, vomiting, diarrhea, tachycardia, tremors, and seizures, depending on the dose ingested. If your pet gets into chocolate, call for help from your veterinarian! Don’t forget the less obvious Valentine’s Day dangers! Easter Lily. Cat owners should check all flower bouquets closely for lilies (i.e. Lilium), such as Easter lilies, stargazer lilies, tiger lilies, Asiatic lilies, and Oriental lilies as these flowers can be deadly to cats (although they are safe for dogs). Even exposure to lily pollen and water from a vase of lilies can result in rapid onset kidney failure when ingested by cats. Also be careful with ribbons and bows on flowers and balloons, as they can cause dangerous intestinal foreign bodies when ingested by pets. We all know chocolate can be toxic to dogs, but there are other people foods which can also be harmful for our canine companions. Macadamia nuts, coffee beans, grapes, and raisins are particularly dangerous for dogs with the latter two causing kidney failure. The toxicity of these foods increases when they’re chocolate covered. Also, be aware of the potential for xylitol in sugar-free candies, chocolates, and baked goods. While this natural sweetener is not toxic to people, it’s highly toxic to dogs, resulting in rapid onset hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and potentially, liver failure. Finally, all pets can be sensitive to alcohol, so keep alcoholic drinks out of reach. If you overdo it on Valentine’s Day, be certain to put the ibuprofen and other NSAIDs away and out of reach, too. Ibuprofen was a top five toxin in February. Do find safe gifts to show your pet Valentine’s Day love! A new collar, treats, or toys can all be great gifts for pets on Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day can also be a great time to try a new dog or cat treat recipe or make a new toy. Also consider giving toys, bedding, food, or a donation to an animal shelter or rescue group in your pet’s name! Don’t forget that many pets appreciate the gift of time and love more than anything! An extra walk and some extra time cuddling or playing costs nothing and will be greatly appreciated by your cat, dog, or other pets. The extra exercise and snuggle time is a healthy, happy choice for you as well. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Heartfelt Paws Mug Giveaway Winners Drawing Date: February1, 2017! Slippery Rock Veterinary Hospital Mug Winners: Lynn Thompson, Teresa Chapman and Aimee Miller!

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Dogs and Babies Class We wanted to share with you some information: UPMC Hamot Women’s Hospital is offering a Dogs and Babies Class. The dates for this class are: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 All classes take place in the Lincoln Room of UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital located at 201 State Street Erie, PA 16550 . Classes start at 6 pm and run until 7:30 pm. These classes were began about 6 years ago with the collaboration of the UPMC Hamot Injury and Prevention Center and the PAAWE Coalition (Prevent Animal Attacks with Education), and the Admiral Perry Obedience Training Club Trainers. The program provides information to new parents, grandparents, or anyone interested in learning how to keep babies and small children safe around dogs. The class is free and includes take home materials. The class is presented by Trainers from the Admiral Perry Obedience Training Club. The classes have been very successful with positive evaluations. A reservation needs to be made by calling and asking for Sandy at 814-864-3175.