Anesthesia….Need to Know!

  Almost every pet will need general anesthesia at some point in their life.  With today’s excellent pre-anesthesia physical examinations, modern anesthetic drugs and protocols, advanced monitoring and prompt recovery, pet anesthesia has never been safer.  Read this article by Robert D. Keegan, DVM. Dr. Keegan is a board certified veterinary anesthesiologist.  Didn’t know those existed […]

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Assisi Loop – Targeted Pulsed Electromagentic Therapy

Targeted Pulsed Electromagentic Field Therapy (fPEMF) Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy is a means of using electrical currents to heal tissue and improve health.  These fields, when placed near a conductor (such as any portion of a pet’s body) will induce a current flow.  These currents are induced from outside the body, without their needing to […]

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Stella and Chewy’s Recall

Stella and Chewy’s is recalling 11 of its products after Listeria monocytogenes was found in one of its dog food products during routine testing. The Maryland Department of Agriculture ordered the company stop selling Chicken Freeze-Dried Dinner Patties for dogs on Saturday. Tests revealed the product was contaminated with Listeria. As a precaution, the company […]

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Microchip – A Return Home Ticket!

Microchips save lives!  There, I’ve boldly said it!  Microchip insertions for pets have been a game changer in the lost and found department of pet care and shelter medicine.  Without them, the number of lost pets never returned to their loving families would be shattering. What is a Microchip?  – A Microchip is a small […]

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Vaccinations – Injecting Wellness

Vaccines are a means to stimulate the body’s immunity to different bacterial and viral infections.  A vaccine prepares the body’s defenses to attack invading pathogens and to prevent or reduce severity of the diseases they cause.  Vaccines are an important way to prevent certain diseases from invading and harming your dog or cat. Pet vaccinations […]

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Loyalty Wellness Packages

WHY:  Prevention of disease and early detection of disorders is paramount at Harbourside Animal Hospital.  We take this so serious, that we have designed Loyalty Wellness Packages to ensure that we provide the optimum in your pet’s health. […]

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Laser Therapy – See The Light

Major League Baseball uses it.  The NFL uses it.  The US Olympic Team uses it.  Progressive Cutting Edge Veterinarians use it. What is it?  Laser Therapy, that’s what.  So, let me shed some light on the subject. Therapeutic Laser is a new innovative method of treatment that has shown to improve a pet’s circulation, reduce […]

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Allergies in Pets – Scratching the Surface

Have you noticed your pet scratching a lot lately?  Shaking their head or chewing at their paws?  If so, most likely it is due to allergies (Atopy).  We need to schedule your pet for a comprehensive exam to have several diagnostic tests done to best determine the cause(s) of their allergy problems.  The most common […]

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