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News From Good Hope Animal Hospital

Ask the Doctor: How Do I Keep My Pets Safe During The Holidays?

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Written by Dr. Robert Heidecker Question: With the holiday season upon us, what should I know or be watchful for to keep my pets safe? Answer: There are many types of holiday hazards that pet owners need to be aware of and on the lookout for that can be poisonous or detrimental your pet’s health. […]

Your Pet and the Hazards of the Holidays

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Written by Dr. Nina Mantione Turkey dinners, sparkly trees, pine scented candles and beribboned packages are all the wonderful things we look forward to during the holiday season. And who doesn’t love to spoil their cats and dogs? Certainly there should be new fluffy beds and yummy treats just for them too. While the holiday […]

One Third of Family Pets Go Missing

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Did you know that 1 in 3 family pets go missing in their lifetime? In other words, there's a 33% chance your pet could become lost at some point. Are you prepared for this possibility? If your pet isn't already micro-chipped, you owe it to yourself (and your pet) to watch this short video featuring […]

How To Relieve Your Pet's Pain. . .

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. . . With The Same Medical Technology Used by Professional Athletes If your pet is suffering from chronic or post-surgery pain, pain from a recent injury, or discomfort or limited mobility due to aging or arthritis, then you must read this important announcement. Finally, there’s a procedure that can help to safely and affordably […]

Therapy Laser Treatments

Therapy Laser for Pets at Good Hope Animal Hospital
Written by Heather Sinn, Office Manager   If you have been noticing your furry friend starting to slow down, or showing signs of limping, not going up the stairs as easily, or having trouble getting around in general, we have something that may help them feel young again. We are pleased to announce that we […]

Flea & Tick Free is the Way to Be!

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Written by Heather Sinn, Office Manager   The weather will soon be getting warmer and with spring just around the corner, be sure to have your pets protected against fleas and ticks. Not only is it important to treat your dogs who go outside to relieve themselves and to go on those long awaited walks […]

Allergic Pododermatitis

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Written by Dr. Nina Mantione   The warmer months bring lazy days in the sun, trips to the beach, and the incessant lick, lick, lick of a dog with itchy feet. Sound familiar? Because anyone who has ever lived with a dog that has an allergic pododermatitis will attest that this constant licking will drive […]

Pet Safety while at Good Hope Animal Hospital

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A Message from the Owners: Dr. Rob & Jeni Heidecker In a constant effort to continue to raise our standards and improve our quality of care, we must ask for your help with the following: All pets must be leashed or placed in an appropriate carrier while on GHAH premises (including parking lot). It is […]

Valentine’s Day Hazards

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Written by Dr. Robert Heidecker   Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe – We Love Your Pet Too Valentine’s Day can present many dangers for pets with certain foods, flowers and other items that need to be kept out of paws’ reach. Don’t leave these goodies out for your pets to get into. Poison control […]