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Winchester pet owners are you asking, "How Old is My Pet in Human Years?"
As your pet ages - their healthcare needs become greater. Since pets age at a faster rate than humans, we recommend an exam every six months after your pet reaches age 7 in order to ensure your older pet is happy, healthy and pain-free.
Good senior pet health care requires attention to several factors:
Although there is little scientific evidence (due to the rarity of eclipse) to confirm the effects a solar eclipse have on your pets, we wanted to give you some insight and tips to keep your pets safe:
Microchips greatly increase the chances your pet will be reunited with you if they are lost or stolen. However, a microchip will only work if the information linked to the chip is correct. Stop by Plaza Pet Clinic on August 15th to have your pet’s microchip scanned by one of our staff members to ensure its accuracy.
Why should you microchip?
Winchester, VA pet owners, are you asking yourself, “Why should I vaccinate my pet?”
Winchester, VA pet owners - Fourth of July traditions like fireworks and picnics can be dangerous and scary for pets. Take precautions to keep your pets safe before, during and after July 4th festivities. More pets go missing in Winchester around July 4th than any other time of year – don’t let it happen to your family!
July 4th Pet Safety Tips – Prepare in Advance:
You may have heard about Canine Influenza virus in Virginia - there have been 6 confirmed cases with one being fatal.
While most dogs are not at risk, we want pets to be protected and offer the Canine Influenza Vaccine.
What is Canine Influenza? (Canine Flu)
Canine Influenza is a contagious respiratory virus transmitted between dogs, but does NOT infect people. Most dogs with this virus will ....
Early Disease Detection: Simple Tests - So Many Results
Your pet cannot tell us how they feel - it’s usually how they look or act that tells you something is wrong. You play a key role in helping your pet combat illness and stay as healthy as possible.
Annual (and bi-annual every 6 months as the pet ages) exams and blood tests are the best ways to ensure that your pet lives a long, healthy and happy life.
Occasional itching in pets is common – especially for dogs. Frequent, recurring itching may be a sign of skin disease or pet allergies and can cause your pet hair loss or skin damage. Plus, it can be an annoyance to you, even keeping ....
Winchester pet owners - Heartworms are a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets. Foot-long worms live in the heart, lungs & blood vessels of infected pets, causing lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and can be fatal if untreated.
How does my pet get heartworms? Heartworms living in an infected dog, ca....
Winchester area pet owners - Although a year-round problem, spring means we see an increase in fleas and ticks, which is bad news for your pets and your family.
Despite their tiny size, fleas and ticks can cause misery for your pet. They can stimulate allergies, cause infections and transmit infections and disease, not only&n....
Winchester area pet owners – Regular vet appointments are important for pets to live long, healthy & happy lives! We recommend all pets, even indoor and pets that appear healthy, have two exams each year to help identify problems early.
Going to the veterinarian can be stressful on your pets (and you). As well, boarding your pets while you travel can cause anxiety with unfa....
Winchester pet owners - New Year's Resolutions to keep your pets healthy & happy!
Winchester pet owners - January is “Train Your Dog” Month
The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) promotes responsible dog ownership every year by helping families train the family dog! Are you ready for a better behaved pet in 2017?
Then join us for a FREE event - "Ask The Trainer"
Have a burning question to ask about training or dog behavior? Maybe a que....
To allow our hardworking animal hospital staff to enjoy the holidays with their families, Plaza Pet Clinic will be closed on Saturday, December 24th and Sunday, December 25th.
You can still shop our online pet pharmacy & store 24/7 including on holidays.
Avoid a pet emergency over the ....
Our sister animal hospital in Boyce, Virginia, Roseville Veterinary Clinic, accepts exotic pets, small mammals and small birds as patients.
Have or know someone who has rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, turtles, parrots or other birds? Let Roseville Veterinary Clinic be your partner in their health!
Call Roseville Veterinary Clinic at 540-837-1334 for e....
Winchester, VA pet owners - Plaza Pet Clinic offers you the convenience to shop online 24/7!
Have pet prescriptions, food and supplies delivered to your door! Our online pet pharmacy & pet supply store with home delivery provides affordable, quality pet medications, food and supplies delivered to your h....
Winchester pet owners - avoid a pet emergency with these holiday safety tips!
Watch what you let them eat Avoid giving pets turkey skin, dark meat, gravy or buttery side dishes. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea, vomiting or even pancreatitis.
Never give your bones – bones can get lodged in your pet’s intestine or throat.
Chocolate is toxic to pets so keep it out of reach and sight of your p....
Pet owners in Winchester and surrounding areas in Frederick or Clarke County, Virginia - traveling for the holidays?
Our sister animal hospital, Roseville Veterinary Clinic, is accepting boarding reservations for the holidays remainig.
Do not delay in making your winter holiday reservations - or even Spring Break 2017 - so you do not miss out!
It is National Veterinary Technician Week – created to recognize contributions technicians have on pet healthcare. Our technicians are watchful eyes and discerning ears, assisting the doctors to help diagnose and treat, collecting specimens & performing laboratory procedures, preparing animals, instruments, & equipment for surgery, assisting in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures, developing radiographs (x-ray....
If it is true that one in eight people face food insecurity, one of your neighbors is likely going hungry tonight. Food pantries are reporting decreased giving by as much as 50%, with needs increasing and resources diminishing.
Owner satisfaction is important to us at Plaza Pet Clinic. Dr. Leahy and our vet staff take great pride in providing every pet in Winchester with the high quality veterinary carethey deserve. We believe that testimonials of our clinic from other Winchester area pet owners is great way to get to know more about Plaza Pet Clinic.
In keeping with our commitment to provide modern medicine, excellent patient care and outstanding service, we are excited to introduce you to your Pet Owner Portal!
This portal through ePetHealth allows you to request appointments and offers you 24/7 access to your pets medical information, as well as these great benefits: