Holiday Safety Guide for Pets

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and other holidays should be a time for welcoming friends and family into your home – not for making emergency trips...

Pet Emergency Care

Many pet owners may be surprised when their veterinarian tells them their sick dog or cat needs a blood transfusion. Transfusions are a large...

Richmond-Area Blood Bank for Pets Seeks Donations

Dogwood Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center announces the opening of the Dogwood Veterinary Blood Bank at their facility in Richmond. The blood bank will provide...

Summer Safety Guide

We all love summertime and being outside! Getting together with family is an essential part of the summer experience. For many people, this ritual...

First Veterinary Radiation Cancer Treatment Center Opens in Richmond Region

FETCH a Cure and The Oncology Service (TOS) opened the new veterinary Advanced Radiation Treatment Center. This radiation treatment center is operated by TOS and...

Rudy’s Story

The secret is revealed in a single, appalling glance. Our vet has pried Rudy’s mouth open and there, in the back, the reason for...

Need-to-Know Pet First Aid

Our family recently enjoyed a wonderful vacation on a fairly remote beach. We loved having no phones, sleeping late, and seeing nobody else on our...

Pets Get Cancer, Too (Sigh)

Cancer is a frightening word, immediately evoking thoughts of battling a relentless, debilitating, painful illness. Our pets are sometimes diagnosed with cancer, too. This...

Taking Rover on the Road?

Vacationing with pets is more common now than ever, and a plethora of destinations now offer pet-friendly accommodations so your pooch can join in...

Help Your Dog Deal with Anxiety

If you have struggled calming your fearful dog, you are not alone – especially in Central Virginia, where intense thunderstorms are typical. Fear in...