When of a nature that can be dealt with using limited staff are sometimes accommodated. Most emergencies are best treated by the Peninsula Animal Referral Center, a state of the art, fully staffed, after-hours facility located in Tabb, 5-1/2 miles south of GAH on Highway 17.

Peninsula Animal Referral Center
1120 George Washington Memorial Highway (Rt. 17)
Telephone: 757-874-8115
www.parcvets.com/

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Pets Grieving the Loss the Other Pets

  When a family pet dies, it can be overwhelming for members of the family – including the other pets in the home. Yes, pets can in fact grieve the loss of other pets. You may not notice the behavioral changes that your pet exhibits while you are grieving the loss of... READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Sweets and Treats

  Toxic Gifts, Sweets and Treats   While Valentine’s Day can be filled with yummy treats, chocolates, candies, and beautiful flowers, these items can pose serious health risks to our furry and feathered friends. Chocolate.  Chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine,... READ MORE
Avoiding Obesity in Your Cat

Avoiding Obesity in Your Cat

Many of our cats are overweight or obese. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 59% of cats in the United States are overweight or obese. What is the difference between being “overweight” and being “obese”? Any cat that is over its ideal weight is... READ MORE

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

National Black Cat Appreciation Day was yesterday, August 17. Did you know that black animals are less likely to be adopted than their light-colored shelter mates? Black cats are often overlooked by potential adopters because of old myths and superstitions that they... READ MORE

Winter Saftey

As winter approaches, it is important to remember some of the dangers that colder weather presents to our pets. Pets are susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite when they are not adequately sheltered from the cold and should be kept indoors in colder temperatures.... READ MORE

National Dog Biscuit Day

National Dog Biscuit Day is Tuesday, February 23, so celebrate your best friend with a special treat! Biscuits are a good way to reward and train your pet, but in moderation. Be sure to check calorie content of their treats and incorporate them into your pet’s dietary... READ MORE

International Cat Day/Spoil Your Dog Day

ATTENTION EVERYONE!! Today is International Cat Day. Do you know what that means?! A whole day just to appreciate how wonderful us cats are! Best day ever!!! I could deal with a little less “appreciation” from my AHDC family though. And even though I think cats should... READ MORE

Get Smart! About Antibiotics and Your Pet

We have all heard about the overuse of antibiotics in humans. The overuse of antibiotics is the most important factor contributing to antibiotic resistance. Misusing antibiotics by not taking them as prescribed is also a contributing factor. Pets are prescribed... READ MORE

Handbag and Coat Pocket Hazards

With the holiday season approaching, parties and festivities with family and friends are being planned! It’s important to keep in mind the hidden hazards that can be stashed away in guests’ handbags and coat pockets. Many of the items we stick in our pockets or... READ MORE

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Senior pets end up in shelters for a variety of reasons. They are often thought of as “problem pets” but in fact they lose their homes for a variety of reasons. Often senior pets end up in shelters because they were the pets of elderly people who died, or had to move... READ MORE