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1 week ago


November is #NationalPetDiabetesMonth.

The earlier the diagnosis, the better chance your pet may have for a longer, healthier life. If you notice any of the following signs, it's important to consult with your primary veterinarian as soon as possible.

-Excessive water drinking
-Increased urination
-Weight loss, despite increased appetite
-Decreased appetite
-Cloudy eyes (especially in dogs)
-Chronic or recurring infections (including skin and urinary infections)

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2 weeks ago


Each year during the first week of November, The Humane Society celebrates #NationalAnimalShelterAppreciationWeek to honor animal shelters and the dedicated people who work to protect animals.

Did you adopt your pet from a shelter? To celebrate this special week, please share a photo of your pet in the comments! 🐾 ...

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3 weeks ago


Reesie, a 4-month old golden doodle, visited us recently after ingesting some raisin bread. She was admitted for observation, urine and blood testing, and intravenous fluid to flush her kidneys. Dr. Ball and Dr. Goic monitored Reesie's condition until she could return home and get back to her normal puppy self!

While certain plants and chocolate are well-known dangers to dogs, there are other human foods that can also be toxic to our furry friends, including raisins. The Animal Poison Control Center has a helpful list of the top toxic people foods to avoid feeding your pet:

If you suspect your pet has eaten any of the following foods, please note the amount ingested and contact your veterinarian immediately. Avets is open 24/7 for pet emergencies: 412-373-4200. ...

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3 weeks ago


Happy Howl-oween from all of us at Avets!

Celebrate with us by posting your pet's favorite costumes in the comments! 😺 🐶 🎃 ...

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4 weeks ago


Halloween is just around the corner! Don't forget to keep these important pet safety tips in mind while you're celebrating. If your pet should experience an emergency, we are always open 24/7 for emergency care. ...

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