Your Pet Doesn’t Need to Fear the Vet

Your Pet Doesn’t Need to Fear the Vet

Visiting the doctor is not typically fun for anyone, including humans. And, when it comes to our furry companions—who may not understand where they’re going, why they’re going there, and what’s going to happen when they get there—visiting the veterinarian can be...
What is Heartworm Disease?

What is Heartworm Disease?

Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal infection caused by heartworms. Heartworms are a type of roundworm that live in the heart, lungs and surrounding blood vessels of affected animals. Although it can be successfully treated, a heartworm infection can cause...
How to Prepare Your Pet for Baby

How to Prepare Your Pet for Baby

Congratulations on your upcoming family addition from all of us at Northgate Animal Hospital! Now that you’re expecting a two-legged baby, your four-legged baby is in store for some serious life changes. Do your best to prepare fur baby for human baby by keeping the...
Pet Acoustics – How It Works

Pet Acoustics – How It Works

Have you ever wondered how Pet Acoustics works, or better yet, what they are? We use these in our exam rooms, during anesthesia and in kennels during their stay with us throughout the day. We also offer them for our patients for clients to purchase. Watch the video...
Questions To Ask Before Anesthesia

Questions To Ask Before Anesthesia

Kelly Serfas, a Certified Veterinary Technician in Bethlehem, PA, contributed to this article. Anesthesia can be scary. In addition to understanding the particulars of anesthesia, make sure you understand the real risks for your particular pet by asking following...
Introducing A New Dog Into Your Family

Introducing A New Dog Into Your Family

Planning to get a new dog soon? In order to keep everyone happy and safe, it’s important to introduce new dogs to your existing furry family members properly. Here are a few tips. Introducing a new dog: To other dogs… Dogs are “pack” animals, meaning they have a...