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    New blood test at Grafton Animal Hospital

    Oct 28 2015

    During our staff meeting on Tuesday, October 27th, our representative from Idexx (the lab the provides our bloodwork results) gave a class on Symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA) .  This is a…

  • Happy Veterinary Technician’s Week!

    Oct 16 2015

    This week is Veterinary Technician Week, that one week out of the year when we try to do something to say “Thank You” to our two employees that deserve so…

  • Do you Yelp?

    Sep 30 2015

    In the 9 years I’ve been the manager at Grafton Animal Hospital, I have seen a shift in how new clients find us.  Back then, most clients were referred by…

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    5 tips for protecting your pet during a fire

    Sep 16 2015

    We had a small fire at Grafton Animal Hospital last Thursday.  Due to the quick thinking of an employee, and the fast response of our fire alarm company and Grafton…

  • Is your pet prepared for Hurricane season?

    Aug 31 2015

    It’s hurricane season, and the people of Hampton Roads, VA were recently  watching to see if Erika will come our way.  We have been very fortunate the last few years…

  • How to transition your pet’s food

    Aug 25 2015

    At some point in your pet’s life, there may be a need to change foods.  Just going from puppy food, to adult food, to senior food, even if you use…

  • 3 ways to reduce the anxiety of boarding your pet

    Jul 30 2015

    This week, I sent my son off to scout camp.  It was the first time he had ever gone somewhere and spent a few nights in a strange place without…

  • Do you own an exotic pet?

    Jun 05 2015

    At Grafton Animal Hospital, the majority of our patients are cats and dogs.  This is likely true of every other veterinary practice in the United States.  But I recently read…

  • We did it again!

    May 28 2015

    Grafton Animal Hospital is pleased to announce that we have elected to go through the process yet again to become an American Animal Hospital Association Accredited practice.  While any animal…

  • Grafton Animal Hospital purchases new Radiowave Surgical Unit

    May 22 2015

    Grafton Animal Hospital is the proud owner of a new Radiowave Surgical Unit.  We have had one of these units for years but it was well beyond its life span. …