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Lyme Disease

May 30, 2017
The ticks are coming back! It's that season again and there's no better time than the present to learn how to prevent Lyme disease and what symptoms to look for. Before we can get into prevention we should probably know what Lyme disease is first and how your dog gets it. Lyme disease is an [...]

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Pet Health Insurance Informational Session

February 24, 2017
  Pet Health Insurance 101 Join us for an afternoon of pet health insurance on Saturday, March 11th from 2pm - 4pm! Learn the ins and outs of pet health insurance and get your questions answered by company representatives. Petplan and Embrace will be joining us to share information on the benefits of pet health [...]

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Keeping Pets Entertained Indoors

January 25, 2017
During the winter months it can be hard to figure out what to do with your pet to keep them happy, healthy, and sometimes most importantly, entertained. We came up with a list for both cats and dogs. Leave a comment if you think we left anything out! Cats are generally easier to keep entertained [...]

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Employee Spotlight: Jolene

December 22, 2016
Jolene is a receptionist at Wyomissing Animal Hospital. She started out by doing an internship as a veterinary assistant but decided that she enjoyed the client interaction more. She currently has two pets; Kahlua, a 10 year old chocolate Labrador that loves everyone and eating everything, and a kitten named Cannoli who is about eight months [...]

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Christmas Safety

December 15, 2016
It's that time of year again where snow is in the air and Christmas decorations are going up. Decorating for Christmas is always fun and cheerful however, it's not always the best idea when you have pets. It's generally a good idea to always look at things from their perspective to make sure decorations are [...]

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How to Keep Pets Safe in the Cold

November 29, 2016
As the seasons change and it becomes colder outside pets can feel the difference too. Some pets enjoy the cold but not all do so it's best to know how to keep them safe. When it comes to keeping them safe common sense is the best way to go, if you are cold most likely [...]

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Thanksgiving Precautions

November 14, 2016
By Kendra Martin The holiday season is upon us and Thanksgiving is starting it out. Everyone loves to meet up with family and enjoy a nice dinner but pets aren’t always as enthusiastic as we would like. Here are some tips and tricks to keeping them happy and healthy during this holiday time. Pets enjoy [...]

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Halloween and Pets

October 19, 2016
By Kendra Martin Halloween is a fun holiday to collect all kinds of candies and dress up in costumes but not every member of the family likes the festivities. Everyone loves to have their pets involved and dressed up in the cute costumes that they see at the pet stores but just like other holidays [...]

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Halloween Photo Contest

October 17, 2016
Calling All Halloween Lovers! Send us a photo of your pet in a costume and you could win a $50 gift card to our hospital! To enter: Like our Facebook page and send us a direct message on Facebook with your pet’s photo by Sunday, October 23rd. On Monday the 24th we will post all [...]

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Tips for Traveling with Cats

September 26, 2016
By: Kendra Martin Cats are generally not the best with traveling. They are very keen on staying in their environment and don't like to be moved but sometimes they need to travel. Here are some tips to help out. 1) Carefully select a carrierThere are many different types of carries available. Select one that is rugged, [...]

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Wyomissing Animal Hospital will be closing early at 12PM on Saturday, Nov 24th.
Calling all cats and dogs 4 years and under! Be proactive and prevent periodontal disease in your pet by scheduling an affordable dental prophylaxis cleaning under anesthesia. To qualify schedule a courtesy dental consultation with one of our dentists to see if your pet is a candidate. *Special is only for established clients ** Pet must have been seen for a wellness appointment in the past 6 months. ***Scale & Polish only. No extractions.