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The Perfect Holiday Gift for Your Pet

The Perfect Holiday Gift for Your Pet

First and foremost, the holidays will be here before you know it. Secondly, don’t forget to add your pets’ to your shopping list. If they’ve been good (or even a little naughty) they deserve a gift just like everyone else. That goes for your cats, your dogs, or any...

Whose fault is it if a car hits your dog?

Whose fault is it if a car hits your dog?

Of course, your dog is family. If a car hits your dog and caused an injury you’d rush him the hospital for emergency treatment. Whatever the cost, you’d pay it. You'd do everything you could if it meant healing your dog and restoring his playfulness and health. It's...

What is animal drug compounding?

What is animal drug compounding?

When your pet is sick, the medications your veterinarian prescribes must meet stringent development and production guidelines. Just like drugs prescribed by human physicians, your pet’s medications are approved by the Food and Drug Administration. When there is no...

What is Animal-Assisted Therapy for humans?

What is Animal-Assisted Therapy for humans?

If you’re a long-time pet lover, you understand that there’s nothing new about animal-assisted therapy. The medical world is simply catching on to an idea you’ve known about for years. You understand the concept because your pet has always been your companion, your...

Do pets get cancer?

Do pets get cancer?

If you’ve lived with pets for a long time, you’ve probably noticed many human characteristics. That can be a good thing. Those human traits allow pets to become your beloved companions. It can also be a bad thing, especially when your cat or dog suffers from what you...

It’s midnight, do you know where your cat is?

It’s midnight, do you know where your cat is?

If your cat wanders your home at midnight, you need only listen to her noise to see where she is and what she’s doing. If she suddenly ceases her late-night activities and sometimes remains in hiding day and night, it could be a sign that she needs medical attention....

Do pets get dementia?

Do pets get dementia?

If you have a long term relationship with your cat or dog, you might have noticed a few behavioral differences as your pet's body and brain respond to aging. Your pets normal aging behavior is similar to normal human changes. As your cat gets older, he may walk slowly...

The basic principles of animal welfare

The basic principles of animal welfare

When you love your pet, you don’t need encouragement to meet or exceed proper standards of care. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for everyone who owns or cares for animals. That's why local and national governments created a network of animal welfare statutes....

Do I Need Pet Insurance?

Do I Need Pet Insurance?

Your cats and dogs are members of the family. When they have an illness, you do whatever it takes to give them the care they deserve. As with other family members, you can budget for your pet’s routine and preventive care. When an accident or unexpected illness...

Dogs and fireworks

Dogs and fireworks

The 4th of July is a wonderful time for summer picnics, family fun, and fireworks. Unfortunately, for your dog, fireworks can be a big, scary problem. Your best friend has no way of connecting all that noise with America’s annual Independence Day celebration. Rockets,...

Is your pet a member of the family?

Is your pet a member of the family?

Of course, you consider your pet a member of the family, but is he really? You and your pet live pretty much the way most families do sharing living quarters interacting every day. Most likely you probably even say good morning (or meow or woof) and greet each other...

How many cats should one person have?

How many cats should one person have?

When it comes to the point where you must ask how many cats should one person have, only you can answer this question. No matter how much you love those hairy little creatures, cat ownership is a matter of logistics when it comes to how many you should have. Proper...

Should You be Concerned About Pet Parasites?

Should You be Concerned About Pet Parasites?

Pet parasites can adversely affect your pet’s health and wellbeing. They're a major concern because even the least dangerous parasite can prevent your cat or dog from thriving. Just as with the human health issues in your family, you must learn to recognize pet...

Helping Your Pets Resolve Their Behavior Issues

Helping Your Pets Resolve Their Behavior Issues

Pets can be just like toddlers. They’re funny and cuddly. They’re sweet and fun companions and they make you smile... but not all of the time. Pet behavior issues often remind you of toddler-style bad behavior. They damage your furniture and relieve themselves in odd...

5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Your Dog

5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Your Dog

Dogs Have Secrets You probably have a long list of things you’ve always wanted to know about your pet dog. Unfortunately, he has no way of answering your questions. For example. When you return home from work each day, wouldn't you like to know why he acts as though...

Help Your Pet Live a Long, Happy Life

Help Your Pet Live a Long, Happy Life

Just like every loved one in your family, you want your pet to live a long life. That’s not as difficult as it sounds. Helping your pet live a long happy life can be as simple as making a commitment to giving them the care and protection they deserve. Your role is to...

What should you do if your pet runs away?

What should you do if your pet runs away?

When you love your pets and supply all of their needs, it’s hard to imagine that they might run away. It happens with cats and dogs. Sometimes it’s a simple matter of curiosity. Just like you, your pet wants to know about the world outside the front gate. They might...

Natural remedies for your pet

Natural remedies for your pet

You love your pet, so you want to take good care of him. If you’ve been thinking about natural remedies for common pet conditions, we applaud your thoughtfulness. You’ll find a growing list of natural products online and in pet supply stores. You can buy commercial...

Are you ready to take your pet on vacation?

Are you ready to take your pet on vacation?

Preparing for a Safe Fun Vacation Did you ever consider that your pet might need a vacation? The next time you make plans to hit the road, don’t leave your pet behind. Whether you travel fifty or a hundred miles together, both you and your pet will enjoy the company,...

How Can I Keep My Pet Safe In the Winter?

How Can I Keep My Pet Safe In the Winter?

Your pets deserve the best care, so you treat them like family. Just like everyone else you love, you want to keep your pet safe in winter weather. To do that, you don't have to make special arrangements or spend a lot of money on winter weather gear.   It's pretty...

What kinds of pet conditions require emergency care?

What kinds of pet conditions require emergency care?

When your child is in pain, you’d do anything to relieve their discomfort. We understand that you feel the same urge to do something when you’re a pet parent and your pet needs care. You don’t want them to suffer so you don’t mind dropping everything to take them in...

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...

What You Need to Know About Connecticut Dog Laws

What You Need to Know About Connecticut Dog Laws

At Hebron Veterinary Hospital, we believe it’s important for you to know everything possible about taking care of your dog. We do our part to help you keep your best friend healthy. We also encourage you to keep them legal by knowing and understanding Connecticut Dog...

How Can I Tell When My Dog Has an Ear Problem?

How Can I Tell When My Dog Has an Ear Problem?

When your dog doesn't feel well, he needs you to figure it out and make everything better. That’s especially important when your dog has an ear infection. Ear problems cause pain, itching, and irritation. If your dog misses out on getting the timely medical attention...

Heartworm Disease and the Importance of Preventative

Heartworm Disease and the Importance of Preventative

There’s no nice way to explain heartworm disease. The condition is exactly as it sounds. Affected pets have worms living in their hearts. Cats and ferrets can become infected as well but the disease is most common and more serious in dogs. The Food and Drug...

Holiday Safety for Pets

Holiday Safety for Pets

Make pet safety a big part of your holiday season. The holiday season in Hebron, CT is a perfect time to have fun with your pets. Just like you, they get excited over holiday lights, music, decorations, and food. There’s one big difference. You’re old enough to...

Lyme Disease in Dogs – The Importance of Vaccination

Lyme Disease in Dogs – The Importance of Vaccination

Protecting Your Dog From Lyme Disease Ticks are tricky little creatures. When you give them an opportunity to pass along Lyme Disease to your dog, they're always ready for the challenge. Ticks hang out in the weeds and in wooded and grassy areas in Hebron, CT. They...

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...

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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.

 

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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, Lebanon and Colchester CT.