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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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

Heat Exhaustion and Dogs

Summer temperatures are soaring! Even a short walk in the blazing sun is enough to make us hot and in need of a cool drink. Imagine how your dog feels if he has to stay outdoors for extended periods of time in the heat. Overheating goes by many names: heat exhaustion,... 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

Puppy Proofing your Home!

March 23rd is National Puppy Day! Any time of the year is a great time to bring a puppy into your home, but spring and fall are popular times of year for new puppies. Preparing your home for that bundle of fur is an important step to take BEFORE the puppy comes home!... 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