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Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Thunderbolts and Lightning (CNBNewsnet)

Dawn Watson CNBNews Contributor During this time of the year we in New Jersey are often inundated with storms and tornadoes. While most of us are accustomed to dealing with the stress of this situation, what about Fido? If your dog is not acting in his usual manner it may... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Age-Appropriate Adoption (CNBNewsnet)

Dawn Watson CNBNews Contributor I know of so many cases of older people adopting very young dogs, only to pass away when the dog is middle-aged. At that time Fido suffers the loss of the only home he’s known. In addition, he may not have enjoyed the exercise and stimulation... Read more →

Chemo is a Go for Treating Equine Lymphoma

By: Sacha Adorno/ PENN VET Published: Jun 4, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, PA--Cancer isn’t as common for horses as it is for humans and dogs and cats. And because equine cancer symptoms—weight loss, nausea, lethargy, loss of appetite, lameness, skin and coat conditions, among others—often don’t start appearing until the cancer has... Read more →

NASCAR Coming to Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend!

Far Hills, New Jersey - (Gloucestercitynews.net)--June 13, 2019 - NASCAR is racing to the MARS Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend! The MARS No. 18 M&M'S® Toyota will be featured on Saturday at the Horse & Horsepower Car Show during the event that runs, June 21-23, at historic Moorland Farm in... Read more →

PENNVET EXTRA--Comprehensive Cancer Care: The Help You Want & Need

Dr. Jennifer Mahoney sits with her patient, Roxy, in Ryan Hospital's oncology treatment room. PHILADELPHIA, PA (Gloucestercitynews.net)--When facing a pet’s cancer diagnosis, first and foremost owners want help—information, guidance, and compassion. The last thing they want is to spend hours traveling from one specialist to another. Penn Vet’s Comprehensive Cancer... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Puppies

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- Puppies are adorable! Cute and lovable, charismatic and easy to love. But if you’re considering adopting a puppy here are a few reminders: Puppies four months and younger can be loud at all hours of the night. Often, they will cry for attention and howl pitiably... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Neurological Deficits in Dogs

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor A “normal” dog does all the things you’d expect from a family pet—he barks to alert, is relatively house-trained, accepts and shows respect for family members, and is generally predictable. But when a dog does not fit into these acceptable behavior categories there may be cause for... Read more →

Watching Sheeba's Eye

View Penn Vet Extra - By: Sacha Adorno Sheeba, at John Vagner's side Sheeba never strays far from her owner John Vagner’s side. She’s his best bud and, as a diabetic alert dog trained by nonprofit Canine Partners for Life, his most astute signaler of a blood sugar drop or... Read more →

A Roller Coaster Emergency for Dobby

View Penn Vet Extra - May 2019 By: Sacha Adorno By the time Dobby arrived at Ryan Hospital’s Emergency Room (ER), he was in a bad way. The two-year-old Welsh Corgi had been vomiting off and on for a few days and was straining to urinate. “He also wasn’t eating,”... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Bereavement

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Much has been written about our feelings when a beloved pet dies. We try to soften the reality by saying the pet “crossed the rainbow bridge” in the hopes that there truly is a special place where pets go in the afterlife. I have parented many dogs.... Read more →

“Loveliest Colt in the World” Recovers from Eye Trauma

View Penn Vet Extra - April 2019 By: Sacha Adorno Published: Total Heir nuzzles with Dr. Nicole Scherrer “I’ve been coming to New Bolton Center with my horses since I was teenager, and I’m now in my 60s. I wouldn’t go anywhere else when there’s a problem,” said Cathy Vincent,... Read more →

Daisy the Goat Kid's Harrowing ER Visit

View Penn Vet Extra - May 2019 By: Sacha Adorno The week of March 18 started with joy and excitement for Mary Ann Bucklin and her family, when, in the earliest hours of Monday morning, their goat Ivory gave birth to a doeling. But things soon took a turn, leading... Read more →

Coast Guard working dog retires after 8 years of service

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Coast Guard working dog, Senior Chief Petty Officer Tin, was honored at a retirement ceremony held by the Maritime Security Response Team in Chesapeake, Thursday morning. The ceremony marked Tin’s retirement from the Coast Guard after eight distinguished years of service. Tin served as an explosive ordnance... Read more →

Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital Opens Its New $2.7M Emergency Room

By Martin HackettPublished: Apr 17, 2019 Richard Lichter and Dean Andrew Hoffman shake hands before cutting the ribbon at the dedication of the Richard Lichter Emergency Room. [April 2019; Philadelphia, PA] – A ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 16th celebrated the opening of Ryan Hospital’s Richard Lichter Emergency Room at the... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': It Ain't Easy

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Living life in an eight-by-twelve trailer ain’t easy. If it was, everybody would do it. The roads would be congested with campers, RV’s, and tow vehicles that look like they’re built to haul cities. Some of them are. In case you haven’t read about me, here it... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Intelligence

Dawn Watson/CNBnews Contributor Some dogs have higher intelligence than others. Throughout my career I have noticed a huge difference in dogs’ capacity to learn and remember. I’ve had occasion to work with both extremes. A dog that I adopted many years ago is on the lower end of cognitive reasoning.... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week:

Unnecessary Surgeries

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Many people that purchase puppies or kittens are asked if they want surgical procedures done on their pets shortly after birth and before they leave for their new homes. While some of these procedures are common, all are unnecessary body modifications. A cat’s only means of self-defense... Read more →

PA man sentenced to 18 years' imprisonment for child exploitation offense

PHILADELPHIA — On Wednesday, April 3, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced a Stowe, Pennsylvania, man was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment followed by 15 years of supervised release for child exploitation offenses, following a investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week

Dawn Watson/CNBnews Contributor Some dogs seem not to need much water to live comfortably, while others seem to drink to excess. How can you tell when a dog is ingesting enough (or too much) water? If a dog suddenly starts drinking more than he ever drank before it’s time to... Read more →

Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Wolf: Brother of the Dog

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Dogs possess the inherent qualities of pack animals. That is, if it’s true that they are descended from wolves, and wolves travel in packs then dogs too, are pack animals. It is upon this basis that Brother of the Wolf, LLC was founded. According to DNA research... Read more →

Animal Sanctuary Owner, Lisa Miskella is Quietly Saving Lives….. One At A Time 

Meet Goldie by Lauren Hathaway Goldie is a beautiful and mild mannered goat that was rescued from a slaughter auction. Lisa Miskella remembers the day at this particular auction quite well. “There were hundreds of goats and sheep packed into a corral with no place to move around. I knew... Read more →