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According to a Petfinder survey, older pets in rescues are considered “less adoptable” and are the hardest group of shelter animals to find homes.   With November being Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, we’re here to say senior sweeties are the best! One of the benefits of adopting an older pet is that they are typically more calm and better trained compared to a rambunctious puppy or kitten.  If they do need some training, it’s usually… Read More

Back in March, we told you about the newest member of Team LVH – this super sweet and handsome cat named Bailey. We encourage you to read his story here.  Bailey’s health issues are under control and he’s ready to be adopted! Recently, Bailey got the star treatment, getting his picture taken by our favorite local pet photographer, Ellen Zangla.   Bailey was super affectionate and flirty during his photo shoot, but he’s… Read More

This winter, open your heart and help our adoptable furry friends by donating items for behavioral enrichment at our local animal shelters!  From now until mid-February, there will be a box at our hospital where you can drop off items to be donated to our local shelters. What is shelter enrichment? Shelter enrichment is the idea of providing long-term kenneled animals an outlet for their natural behaviors, social interactions, and exercise, while… Read More

Have you noticed the beautiful landscaping surrounding our hospital this spring, summer, and autumn?  We are so fortunate to have a naturally gifted gardener on our staff, Lorraine James. Lorraine takes great pride in her work and it sure brings a smile to all of our faces to see a bounty of blooming colors when we pull into the hospital parking lot each morning.  Before the first frosty nights of fall strip… Read More