Author Archives: Beth Mehaffey

Dr Patricia Crystal

Meet Dr. Crystal! Dr. Crystal graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2018 and attended Bryn Mawr College for her undergraduate degree. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, surgery and feline medicine. In her free time you can find her hiking, running or traveling. She and her husband also love spending […]

March BLOG – spring slim down! Weight loss for your pets!

Spring time = slim time! In a study done in 2017 on dogs and cats in the US, it was found that an astounding 56% of dogs and 60% of cats were considered overweight or obese by their veterinarian.   Over half of both species of pets are overweight!  This translates to over 100 MILLION dogs […]

February BLOG – dental health!

Dental health month is here! February is dental health month – so it’s a great month to celebrate teeth!!  According to the AVMA, by the time our pets are 3 years old – 80% of dogs, and 70% of cats have some form of dental disease.  This statistic is terrible!  They also report that only […]

January BLOG – New year’s resolutions for you and your pet!

The new year is always a time for resolutions, and your pets are no exception to this!  There are lots of healthier, happier lifestyle choices that you can make that incorporate your pet.  Check out these top 5 resolutions! *Get that annual exam on the books – just like us, having an exam done every […]

November BLOG – Keeping our senior pets healthy, longer!

Senior pet wellness – let’s keep them with us longer! The hardest part of having pets is watching them get older, and we all hate how quickly they become seniors.  The good news is that November is senior pet month – so this is a great opportunity to talk about ways to help keep them […]

September blog -The tiny lions who live in our homes….

The tiny lions living in our homes, and the secrets they hide Though our pet cats are adorable, snuggly, and sweet creatures, they are still predators.  This means that they are excellent at hiding disease!  In the wild, any signs of illness are signs of weakness, so it is ingrained in them to hide disease! […]

Dr. Kristen Carpenter

Meet Dr. Carpenter! She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Rutgers University and her veterinary degree in 2010 from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She then went on to receive advanced training and completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in 2011, where […]