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Woolwich Township
New Jersey 08085

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  • End of Watch, K9 Brix, November 17, 2015. In Memoriam.

    The doctors and staff of Saint Francis Veterinary Center are deeply saddened to report that we said goodbye today to a true hero, K9 Brix, of the Washington Township Police Department. Today we ask all….

  • FDA: Get the Facts about Pain Relievers for Pets

    The following article was generated by the US Food and Drug Administration, the original of which can be found on the FDA website here:   Your 8-year-old yellow Lab Tinker Bell just came in from the backyard….

  • ARTICLE: Lilies pose significant risk to cats

    The white, trumpet-shaped Easter lily symbolizes Easter and spring for many people, and is a popular decoration in homes at this time of year. If you have cats, however, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)….

  • Frostbite in Dogs

    What is frostbite? Frostbite or congelatio in medical terminology is the damage that is caused to skin and other tissues due to extreme cold. When the environmental temperature drops below 32°F (0°C), blood vessels close to the skin….

  • Spotlight birds: Crop Infections

    Crop Infections in Birds General Information Crop infections are common in pet birds, especially baby birds that are being hand fed. While not usually fatal if treated early, crop infections can be serious and result….

  • Spotlight: Allergies in Cats

    Allergy – General in Cats What are allergies and how do they affect cats? One of the most common conditions affecting cats is allergy. An allergy occurs when the cat’s immune system “overreacts” to foreign substances….

  • Spotlight: Obesity in Dogs

    Obesity in Dogs In North America, obesity is the most common preventable disease in dogs. Approximately 25-30% of the general canine population is obese, with 40-45% of dogs aged 5-11 years old weighing in higher than normal…..

  • Bloat/Gastric Dilation and Volvulus in Dogs

    What is GDV? Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) is a life threatening disorder most commonly seen in large, deep-chested dogs. In its early stage, the stomach fills with gas, causing a simple gastric dilatation or….

  • Article: Heat Stroke in Dogs

    What is heat stroke? Heat stroke is a term commonly used for hyperthermia or elevated body temperature. Generally speaking, if a pet’s body temperature exceeds 103°F (39.4°C), it is considered abnormal or hyperthermic. Body temperatures above 106°F (41°F)….