Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital

626 Saint George Road
South Thomaston, ME 04858

(207)354-0266

www.harborroadvet.com

Diets and Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Can pet diets cause heart problems?Yes.  Thirty years ago, veterinarians recognized deficiency of an amino acid (taurine) as the most common cause of dilated c ...

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Changing insulin brands may disrupt diabetics

VIN News Service photo A reporter who asked for Humulin N insulin at a Wal-Mart pharmacy in Washington state was given the package of Novolin N shown above. A ...

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Feeding Tubes for Dogs and Cats

As most of us know, good nutrition and adequate fluid intake are crucial to good health.  When a pet is ill, this becomes even more important. Yet for various r ...

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Patience, Grasshopper: Let's Not Jump to Conclusions

lick granuloma Foil A lick granuloma. Photo by Dr. Carol Foil I recently received a text message from a childhood friend who grew up to be a dog trainer. His ...

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Waiting Room Manners for Pets and Humans

We’ve all been frustrated by someone at the clinic waiting room who allows their pet to annoy others. Is it possible that at times we are the ones who unintenti ...

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Cryptorchidism (Retained Testicles) in Dogs and Cats

Cryptorchidism is a condition in which a male’s testicles have not descended (dropped) into the scrotum. At birth, a male puppy’s or kitten’s testicles are loca ...

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