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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Responsible Pet Ownership

Different countries around the world celebrate “Responsible Pet Ownership” at different times of the year and in different ways, but the bottom line of all these celebrations is to educate the public about responsible pet ownership. The American Kennel Club and... READ MORE

Check the Chip!

Check the Chip Day is coming up on August 15th! Many pets are microchipped for identification purposes should the pet become lost. But the chip is only as good as the information that it carries. A microchip is a tiny computer chip (about the size of a grain of rice)... READ MORE

Pets as Probiotics?

We’ve all heard the expression that you have to eat a pound of dirt before you die, but what does this really mean? No, don’t pick up your spoon and start eating the dirt from your garden, but consider that consuming some “germs” or dirt is actually good for your... READ MORE

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month!

With the arrival of spring, comes a flood of spring kittens, and the result is that shelters and animal rescue centers are full of homeless cats and kittens. If you have room in your heart (and your home!), June is a great month to add a cat (or two!) to your family.... READ MORE

June 11th is World Pet Memorial Day

This Sunday marks World Pet Memorial Day. It is a day to remember and celebrate all the pets we have had in our lives. Pets bring joy, laughter, and love to our lives. They become members of our family and we can always depend on them to be there when we need comfort.... READ MORE

February is Pet Dental Month

Consistent, quality dental care is just as important for your pet’s health as it is for yours. You brush your teeth daily, floss, and see the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups. You take care of any cavities or other dental issues as needed. You are proactive... READ MORE