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Caring For A Senior Pet: An Owners Guide

Caring For A Senior Pet: An Owners Guide

Getting older is inevitable, even for the animals we love and cherish. Seeing your pet reach old age is no small milestone; it’s a sign of a well-lived life, making it all the more difficult to witness them start to slow down and become geriatric. As your dog or cat...

Pick The Right Vet For Your Pet

Pick The Right Vet For Your Pet

High-quality veterinary care is the key to ensuring your pet lives a longer, healthier life. So, how do you pick the right vet who will become your pet's long-term health care provider? First things first, the best time to find a vet is before you even need one....

First-Time Pet Owner Tips

First-Time Pet Owner Tips

Considering getting a furry friend? Pets make fantastic companions and bring tremendous joy to people's lives. That said, having a living thing to take care of can be incredibly challenging and daunting. Bringing a pet home is a huge commitment, and it's not a...

Pet’s Breath Smells?

Pet’s Breath Smells?

When your pet's breath smells bad, it is relatively common, even with progress in veterinary dentistry. However, over the last several years, dental hygiene in pets has changed from occasional tooth extractions to routine dental cleanings and other preventative care...

Grain-free diet in dogs linked to heart disease

Grain-free diet in dogs linked to heart disease

Grain-Free Diet When you love your pet, you do whatever is necessary to keep them healthy. That’s one of the reasons Hebron, CT dog lovers are drawn to new foods which contain some of the non-grain ingredients humans prefer. Unfortunately, the Food and Drug...

Dealing with Pet Loss

Dealing with Pet Loss

The love of pets is embedded into many cultures all over the world. Humans give cats and dogs names, take care of their physical needs, buy them toys, talk to them like fellow human beings, and, of course, grieve when they die. Grief is a normal and natural response...

Common Pet Care Misconceptions

Common Pet Care Misconceptions

As a newbie pet parent, you'll likely be bombarded with tons of information on how best to care for your pet. Unfortunately, there's so much information out there about caring for your pet that it can be hard to know what's best – and not all of it is accurate....

Exercise Habits for Pets

Exercise Habits for Pets

How much exercise does a dog need every day? Here's the thing, life can sometimes get busy and schedules cramped, which can turn that question into "How much exercise does a dog need anyway?" The short answer: about 30 minutes a day. However, exercising your dog for...

First-Aid Tips for Pet Owners

First-Aid Tips for Pet Owners

Bleeding skin, broken bones, choking, burns, seizures, and overheating on a hot summer day are all risks that come with owning a pet. Knowing what to do if your pet falls sick or gets injured is essential. Here are some basic first-aid tips for pet owners. First-Aid...

Is your pet overweight?

Is your pet overweight?

When you love your pet, you do what it takes to keep him healthy. That means making sure he gets enough exercise and taking him to the vet for regular checkups. It also means keeping him well fed but not so well fed that it makes him pet overweight. Just like their...

Can You Really Catch a Disease From Your Pet?

Can You Really Catch a Disease From Your Pet?

Yes, you can absolutely catch an infection from your pet. But, for many people, pets are part of the family – they share your beds, sofas, food, and even tech gadgets. And although it’s rare to catch a disease from your dog or the typical house cat, it’s important to...

Pet Marking Behavior: Why Do My Pets Mark My Furniture?

Pet Marking Behavior: Why Do My Pets Mark My Furniture?

Some of the signals animals use to communicate are obvious – birds chirp, wolves howl, and whales click, whistle, and sing. However, not all communication is sound-based. Dogs and cats, in particular, are pretty efficient at communicating through pheromones or...

Dogs and Children: Should I Worry About My Dog Biting My Child?

Dogs and Children: Should I Worry About My Dog Biting My Child?

Any dog can and might bite a child – even friendly dogs. But this doesn’t mean you should rehome your beloved pet just because a newborn is coming home. Dogs don’t have an innate understanding of how you’d like them to behave around children; training and preparing...

Leaving Your Dog Home Alone: Going Away for the Weekend?

Leaving Your Dog Home Alone: Going Away for the Weekend?

As a general rule of thumb, adult dogs can be left alone for up to 6 hours a day.  However, the amount of time a dog can spend safely alone will vary from dog to dog, as even the most laid-back dogs may become distressed when you leave them on their own for long...

Cat Life Expectancy: How long do we have?

Cat Life Expectancy: How long do we have?

Cats, unfortunately, do not have nine mystical lives. Instead, the average cat life expectancy of your average domestic cat is 13 to 17 years. However, many variables can shorten or lengthen cat life expectancy. For instance, indoor cats tend to outlive outdoor cats...

Looking For Pet Babysitting While You’re Out Of Town?

Looking For Pet Babysitting While You’re Out Of Town?

Of course, you love your pet. He's a member of your family. You've never thought about pet babysitting because you've never imagined leaving your best friend behind for more than an hour or two. But sometimes you have no choice.  What do you do when your good friend...

Living With Dogs VS. Cats

Living With Dogs VS. Cats

Dogs Vs. Cats? Is living with one any different than living with the other?  There are many reasons people choose cats over dogs or dogs over cats. Researchers believe that the choice might have a lot to do with your personality and how you prefer to live. This theory...

How To Identify A Pet Medical Emergency

How To Identify A Pet Medical Emergency

You know how it is when you're just a little bit sick. You feel sluggish, and you lose your appetite. Sometimes you lie around doing absolutely nothing because you have no energy. Your symptoms are sometimes exhausting and annoying, but you don't go to the ER because...

Music For Pets To Help Them Calm Down

Music For Pets To Help Them Calm Down

Your pets are similar to you in many ways. They enjoy your company, especially if you're running in the park, tossing a frisbee, making funny noises, or rolling around on the floor. They love to snack between meals, and they enjoy sleeping in your bed.  Pets also get...

Human Foods Toxic To Pets And How To Avoid Them

Human Foods Toxic To Pets And How To Avoid Them

Your pet is a member of your family. So, of course, you enjoy hanging out together. You run, jump, and play like children. You even eat meals together, just like families do. So, whatever you feel safe doing with your family pet, you should do it, except when it...

What Happens When Your Dog Fights Another Dog?

What Happens When Your Dog Fights Another Dog?

As a dog owner, you see your dog as just another member of the family. He’s your furry, cuddly friend, even if he’s a big old Great Dane. It’s amusing when people don’t get how cute he is, especially when your dog fights their furry best friend.  When your dog fights...

Why In-person Vet Visits Are Important

Why In-person Vet Visits Are Important

Over the past year, you and everyone you know implemented digital strategies to perform traditional tasks. For example, if you worked in an office, you transitioned to working remotely from your kitchen. You got used to ordering your groceries on an app. Instead of...

Is it time for a pet well-care visit to your local veterinarian?

Is it time for a pet well-care visit to your local veterinarian?

​If you and your pets are still managing your 2020 lifestyle adjustments, it’s time to rethink at least a few of those changes. Evaluating your pet’s healthcare needs is an excellent place to start. If you’re like many pet families, the pandemic disrupted your pets’...

Veterinary Hospital near Willimantic CT

Veterinary Hospital near Willimantic CT

Just like the human members of your family, you want your pets to have the best of everything. As you consider their health and well-being, you understand that they have many similar healthcare needs as you. We’re pleased to help you take good care of your pets. We...

Veterinarian Near Hebron CT

Veterinarian Near Hebron CT

Your pets deserve veterinarians who treat them like a member of the family. Whether you take them to the vet for preventative care or emergency treatment, you want them to feel comfortable and safe. Your pets need quality medical treatment from professionals who...

Animal Hospital Near Hebron CT

Animal Hospital Near Hebron CT

When your pet requires medical attention, you want a veterinary professional who understands your concerns. You also want your pet to have access to modern diagnostic technologies and full-service medical care. Because you’re busy, you prefer a convenient location. If...

Will my newborn child be safe around my dog?

Will my newborn child be safe around my dog?

Your dog is a member of your family. He's a part of everything you do. You can tell that he's loving and kind by the way he welcomes home you at the end of the day. But, it would be best if you still were cautious when your dog is around your newborn child.  All dogs...

Does my pet need a pet friend?

Does my pet need a pet friend?

Dogs and cats have personality differences, just like humans. Some are just fine if they're the only pet in your life. In fact, some prefer it that way. Others need a companion, especially if they're anxious when you're away. Some pets go through separation anxiety,...

How Does a Pet Get To Be An Emotional Support Animal?

How Does a Pet Get To Be An Emotional Support Animal?

Many pet owners thought they had already figured out the answer to this question, but the whole emotional support animal trend is going through a change. Previously, pet owners got a doctor's letter explaining how they needed their pet for emotional support. That...

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We know that we're not your only option for veterinary care. We don’t expect you to walk in the door just because we’re the nearest vet or the only hospital in our small town. We believe that you bring your pets to us because we care and because we provide the quality services your pet deserves.

 

Phone: (860) 228-4324

Hebron Veterinary Hospital has been a full service compassionate and quality veterinary care center since 1984. Our office is located in Hebron Connecticut and we serve patients from all around Connecticut and specialize in our local service areas of Columbia CT, Glastonbury CT, Marlborough CT, Andover CT, Bolton CT, Willimantic CT, Lebanon CT and Colchester CT.