Please note: We will be closed from Saturday, December 24th – Monday, December 26th for Christmas! If you have a medical emergency please contact Pieper Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital at 860-347-8387, 730 Randolph Road Middletown Ct. 06457, or VCA Vet Specialist of Ct. at 860-236-3273, 993 North Main Street West Hartford Ct. Have a safe and happy holiday.

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4 Easy DIY Holiday Pet Toys

4 Easy DIY Holiday Pet Toys

4 DIY Holiday Toys for Your Pet It's the season of gift-giving, so consider making something for your beloved furry friend! Pets are wonderful gift recipients. They appreciate anything you give them, regardless of how much time or money you spend. Plus, you don’t have...

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Indoor Enrichment for Pets When the Weather Is Bad

Indoor Enrichment for Pets When the Weather Is Bad

3 Invigorating Indoor Activities for Pets When bad weather strikes and your pet is going stir-crazy from being cooped up indoors, turn to indoor enrichment activities. These games will exercise not only your furry pal’s body but also their mind, allowing them to burn...

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Healthy Thanksgiving for Pets

Healthy Thanksgiving for Pets

Feast Without Fear: How to Make a Safe Thanksgiving Feast for Your Pet Thanksgiving is almost here, and if you're planning on giving your pet some tasty food this Thanksgiving, make sure to limit how much they eat, as overindulging may result in vomiting and diarrhea....

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What to Expect When Caring for Your Senior Pet

What to Expect When Caring for Your Senior Pet

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet Our pets may not live forever, but it's important to give them the best care they deserve even as they grow older. As their golden years draw near, it's time to think about how you can best preserve their health and maintain...

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Enrichment Tips for Your Cat

Enrichment Tips for Your Cat

Without adequate enrichment, your cat may begin to display problem behaviors. Boredom and stress from lack of physical and mental stimulation can lead to inappropriate elimination and scratching, overgrooming, and even bullying behavior. Keep your feline friend...

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3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

Socializing your pet is more than just an excuse to show off your adorable new puppy or kitten. Ensuring your pet has a variety of positive experiences in the world around them will help give them the tools they need to adjust to whatever life throws at them....

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Making a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

Making a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

Do you know what would happen to your pet in an emergency? If you don't know, it is important to take these steps to ensure their safety if the unthinkable becomes a reality. #1: Ensure your pet is always wearing current identification In an emergency, your pet may be...

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A Calm Visit to the Vet Is Not Out of Reach

A Calm Visit to the Vet Is Not Out of Reach

Consistent visits to the vet are essential for your pet's health and wellbeing. However, many pet owners are often hesitant to make appointments due to their pet's associated fear and anxiety.  Don't let anxiety keep your pet away from the vet. Here are five steps to...

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Why Is My Dog Constantly Licking Their Paws?

Why Is My Dog Constantly Licking Their Paws?

Are you getting annoyed at your dog's constant paw licking? Many dog owners are confused and frustrated with this action and want to help their dog overcome the issue. Before breaking out socks or a cone, it is important to discover the underlying cause so you can not...

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