Take the Fear Out of Visiting the Veterinarian

Take the Fear Out of Visiting the Veterinarian

Visiting the doctor is not typically fun for anyone, including humans. And, when it comes to our furry companions—who may not understand where they’re going, why they’re going there, and what’s going to happen when they get there—visiting the veterinarian can be...

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All About Heartworm Disease

All About Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. In honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month, here are some of the basic facts about heartworm disease: Mature heartworms...

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Prepare Your Pet for an Upcoming Baby

Prepare Your Pet for an Upcoming Baby

Congratulations on your upcoming baby from all of us at Glade Valley Animal Hospital! Now that you’re expecting a two-legged baby, you and your four-legged baby is in store for some serious life changes. We recommend that you do your best to prepare your fur baby for...

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4 Household Items Poisonous to Pets

4 Household Items Poisonous to Pets

For Poison Prevention Month, we wanted to talk about some common household items that you might not think twice about. Many pet owners know some of the common things that are poisonous for pets. Today, we want to share with you a few common, dangerous household items...

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Pet Food Recall

Pet Food Recall

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues depending on the level of...

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5 Spring Safety Tips for Your Pets

5 Spring Safety Tips for Your Pets

Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round! Spring is in the air, and, as winter fades, you should keep in mind some potential pet health hazards that come along with the warmer temperatures.  Here are 5 ways to keep...

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Be Mindful Of These Dangerous Thanksgiving Foods For Pets

Be Mindful Of These Dangerous Thanksgiving Foods For Pets

When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of family, food, and fun! Even better, our pets get to partake in the fun with us! However, there are certain foods that can cause serious issues for your pet. Today, we have some tips on foods to keep away from your pet and...

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How To Calm Your Pet on The Fourth of July

How To Calm Your Pet on The Fourth of July

With our close proximity to our nation's capital, there are so many wonderful Fourth of July events here in Frederick, MD! Of course, our good time might not be felt by our companions. While we understand and expect the loud bangs and booms of the Fourth, your pet...

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Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet...

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Adopting a Pet From a Rescue Group

Adopting a Pet From a Rescue Group

Are you interested in adopting a pet from a rescue group but aren't sure if it's the best option for you? We answer a few common questions about rescue groups and explain how adoptions work. What Is the Difference Between Shelters, Humane Societies, and Rescue Groups?...

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