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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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

As spring arrives in many parts of the world, people come out of “hibernation” and begin to enjoy outdoor activities. Along with enjoying the outdoors, comes the risk of exposure to ticks and Lyme disease. Ticks are tiny parasites that attach themselves to mammals and... READ MORE

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets

Natural disasters can happen at any time, and depending on where you live, you could be affected by any number of severe weather events or emergency situations – floods, ice storms, blizzards, power failures, water quality advisories, earthquakes, tornadoes, or fires... READ MORE

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month – Be Prepared!

When an emergency strikes, many people know some basic first aid to assist family members, but are you prepared to help your furry friend if your pet has an emergency? April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month, so now is a good time to learn the skills you need to help... READ MORE

Poison Prevention Week

Poison Prevention Week is next week (March 19-25), so why not spend some time this weekend making sure that your home, garden, and shed is safe for your pet. Many people think of only the obvious toxic items: cleaning supplies, pesticides, and herbicides. In fact,... READ MORE

August 15 is Check the Chip Day!

We’ve talked about microchipping before; about what they are and the benefits of getting your pet microchipped. Microchipping is a safe and easy way to greatly increase the chances of your pet being reunited with you, should they ever get lost or separated from you. A... READ MORE

Lyme Disease Prevention & Awareness

May is Lyme Disease Prevention Month! Lyme disease is a very serious and potentially debilitating bacterial infection that affects our canine companions, as well as humans, cats, and horses. Dogs are upwards of 50 percent more likely to get Lyme disease than humans.... READ MORE