Brooklyn Veterinary Hospital

150 Hartford Rd, PO Box 285
Brooklyn, CT 06234

(860)779-0608

brooklynvethospital.com

Blood Work: CBC and Chemistry Panel

What does it mean when a veterinarian says she needs to run some blood work on your pet? Blood work - presurgical or otherwise - is usually a combination of a c ...

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Secondhand Smoke

We all know the hazards of smoking tobacco in humans and that even secondhand smoke has been shown to cause illness and death in non-smokers.  Now, Veterinary N ...

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Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

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Hair Today and Not Gone Tomorrow

The other morning I looked up just as the sun highlighted my son, who was holding and petting our white cat Rocky. I stood in awe of the amount of hair falling ...

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Why Vets Have Clinic Cats

Drifter was one of my first clinic cats. He 'drifted’ into my life when I rented a house in the country, and unbeknownst to me it came with a pretty black and ...

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Zoonotic disease dangers present legal risks to veterinarians

When humans contract diseases from their pets, the consequences, in rare instances, can carry legal ramifications for their veterinarians. It's a scenario Dr. ...

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