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Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

In animal shelters, puppies and kittens get adopted the quickest. While younger pets are great, senior pets have a lot of love left to give and make an excellent addition to any family.

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A Focus on Royal Canin Senior Consult

There are so many diets designed for senior pets. It can be hard to know which one is best to feed them.

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Why I Chose Pets Plus Us Insurance for My Cat

Many of our staff pets here at Eastern Shore Veterinary Hospital have pet insurance. This is because if they get into any sort of accident or become ill, finances do not add to an already stressful situation.

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Arthritis in Pets

Arthritis in pets is also known as (DJD) Degenerative Joint Disease. Arthritis develops as a result of abnormal rubbing within the joints due to age, wear and tear of the ligaments and joints, and old injuries. This leads to the cartilage surrounding the joints deteriorates. All animals can develop arthritis at any stage of their […]

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Weight and Exercise for Senior Pets

As pets age, their metabolism seems to slow down. This, along with a tendency towards developing metabolic and endocrine diseases such as diabetes and hypothyroidism, can lead to weight gain and/or failure to lose weight. Senior pets still need lots of nutrients, so increasing exercise is often times better than cutting back on their food […]

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COVID-19 Pet Advice Part 2: Managing Cats' Increased Stress Due to Changes at Home

As a veterinarian, cat lover, and cat owner, I like many, would love to believe my cats would love my constant attention, but alas cats, like us, need their space. 

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Last updated: July 6, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday to Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Eastern Shore Veterinary Hospital