Back to Basics – The Rabies Vaccine

Back to Basics – The Rabies Vaccine Hello again everyone! Let’s talk about one of the most basic, essential parts of veterinary medicine – the rabies vaccine. First of all, let’s start with the rabies virus. The rabies virus is 100% fatal. I repeat, 100%...

A Word About Pet Insurance

A Word About Pet Insurance Greetings friends of GVH! Today I want to talk a little bit about pet insurance. As a veterinarian, I do support having pet insurance. To be clear, we do not sell pet insurance, and we are not affiliated with any companies that do. I like it...
Annie

Annie

“Annie” is a much beloved, sweet-as-pie, pearl-necklace-wearing bulldog mix owned by our technician, Alexa.  She had always been healthy except for allergies, and seemed to do best on a special kangaroo diet. She developed a growth in her mouth in July 2017, when she...

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Hello again friends of GVH! Today we are going to talk about Lyme disease in dogs. At your dog’s annual exam, we have probably a) discussed and possibly recommended a lyme vaccine, b) given a lyme vaccine booster, and/or c) done an annual “heartworm and tick-borne...

Aging in Companion Animals (Part 2)

Hello again friends of GVH! I hope you found our first blog entry on aging pets useful – I’m guessing you did if you are back for part two! Today I want to talk about lumps and bumps and brain changes. Let’s dive right in. Many dogs develop lumps and bumps as they age...

Sunday Hours Announcement

Guilford Veterinary Hospital will be closed on Sundays as of April 4, 2021 for the near future. We are hoping that this will not be long term. Unfortunately, we are experiencing staff shortages and have come to this difficult decision in order to provide the best care...