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You haven’t attended one of our pet seminars?  Why not?

Meet other pet loving members of the community!  Bring your dog if you like! (we’d invite you to bring your cat, but your cat might not like it).  Children are welcome too. Often there is wine (softdrinks for the kids and other audience members that prefer an alternative to alcohol) and some healthy snack foods like fresh vegetables, fruits, light sandwiches and so forth.  Ask questions!  Learn!  These seminars are great!

Connecticut Bears:  Test your knowledge

Connecticut Bears: Test your knowledge

Connecticut's bear population has exploded over the last four decades.  How much do you know about these terrific creatures? Take this quiz and find out.  It's an entertaining way to learn about bears that live right here in our state!   Score and answers...

Field Guide to Frog Eggs of Connecticut

Field Guide to Frog Eggs of Connecticut

Spring peeper sounds signal that it’s breeding time for Connecticut’s frogs and salamanders. Here’s a guide to help you identify the eggs you may see while walking outdoors.   Vernal Pools, Prime Real Estate For Ecological Health   Vernal pools are areas located in...

How Powerful is a Dog’s Nose?

How Powerful is a Dog’s Nose?

  10 Thousand Times Better Than Yours: A Dog’s Nose is Nothing To Sneeze About   Researchers at the Sensory Research Institute at Florida State University estimate that a dog’s nose is somewhere between 10,000 to 100,000 times more acute than a human nose. To put that...

How To Pick The Right Dog For Adoption

How To Pick The Right Dog For Adoption

Who are you and what kind of lifestyle do you lead?   Don’t go to the shelter and choose a pet with the most doleful eyes. Pets, especially dogs, will integrate themselves into your life and a good match is critical to long term happiness all the way around. Ask...

Bee Advised

Bee Advised

The next patient you sit near to at Brookfield might not be barking, but buzzing! Find out why a new FDA law means that Brookfield’s best veterinarians may be treating honeybees.

Things That Go BOOM In The Night

Things That Go BOOM In The Night

Stop your dog’s fear of thunder and fireworks with this new FDA approved, non-sedating medication. This is a great review of the dos and don’ts when managing… and even eliminating… noise phobias in pets.

Rabies!

Rabies!

In a survey conducted by the Connecticut Department of Health from 2005-2009, a surprising 8% of animals submitted for testing, were positive for rabies! Can you guess which animal had the highest rate of infections (hint: don’t use the picture for a clue 🙂