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How to Avoid Common Pet Emergencies During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Although you’re spending more time at home in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine, you’re likely still busy, whether working remotely and participating in conference calls, struggling with teaching your children math and science, or trying to finally complete that home improvement project. Your pet is no doubt overjoyed that her family [...]

By |2020-04-05T18:37:47+00:00April 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-2019 Update

Out of abundant concern for our staff, clients, and community, we have made the decision to create social distance in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. At this time, we are still accepting pets for veterinary care under the following circumstances: All clients are to call Acorn when they arrive. A staff member [...]

By |2020-03-23T17:36:30+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heartworm Transmission and Prevention in Your Pet

Heartworm disease is potentially deadly for your pet, and should not be taken lightly. Although heartworm transmission, life cycle, and prevention can be confusing, protecting your pet is simple.  How is heartworm disease transmitted? It takes the bite of only one infected mosquito to put your pet at risk for developing heartworm disease. Once an [...]

By |2020-01-14T02:57:55+00:00January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paw-Holding Heroes: Meet Our Veterinary Technicians

You rush into our hospital with your injured pet, frantically searching for help. One of our veterinary technicians leaps into action, ushering you into an exam room to assess your beloved companion’s condition. By checking your pet’s vital signs and getting a history of what happened—an unfortunate dog-walking incident with a loose dog—our vet tech [...]

By |2019-09-25T23:31:21+00:00September 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hidden Dangers: A Closer Look at Intestinal Parasites in Your Pet

Puppy kisses and kitten cuddles are one of the many joys of pet ownership, but getting up close and personal can impart more than fur and slobber. Puppies and kittens often carry intestinal parasites, either transmitted by their mothers, or picked up in the environment. Older pets are also susceptible to these nasty worms, especially [...]

By |2019-08-09T19:55:05+00:00August 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments