Pet Food Drive

Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital collects 5,000 pounds of pet food for Connecticut Humane Society’s Pet Food Pantry, largest donation of the year for program serving those in need By Paul Bisberg A community pet-food drive organized by Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital on December 21 collected 5,000 pounds of dry food, more than 700 cans of cat and dog food and more than $600 in cash donations, an “amazing effort that will help so many people in need,” according t […]

Care for Pets During Cold Months

Photo of “Odin” by Sandy Lisella from Action Carpet Here we are again in the cold months in Connecticut with freezing temperatures and short days. Our pets are lying down cozily by the fire and do not want to go outside except for quick trips to “do their business.” So the temptation is to skip the monthly preventatives for heartworm disease and flea/tick issues. This would seem to make sense because heartworm is spread by mosquitoes and they should be on hiatus. Also, one would think th […]