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Corporate Ownership of Veterinary Practices

In five years, about 25% of veterinary practices will be owned by large corporations. Mars, Inc. owns companies in many areas, such as several chocolate manufacturers (including M&M’s), Wrigley’s gum, and Uncle Ben’s Rice. Now they are buying companies associated with our pets, such as Nutro, Pedigree, Royal Canin, Iams, and a pharmaceutical company. They

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Garden Toxins … Beyond Plants

By Amanda Poldoski, DVM, Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology | Pet Poison Helpline GARDEN TOXINS…BEYOND PLANTS! While the warmer weather of spring and summer can bring much joy (especially to those of us residing in Northern states) it also ushers in an increase in outdoor toxin exposure calls to Pet Poison Helpline. Aside from plants

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Prevent Parasites – Ask Your Vet Hospital for Complete Coverage Options

CAPC (Companion Animal Parasite Counsel) Latest Data from Veterinary Reference Laboratories June 2018 Broome County Dogs Lyme 96 new cases diagnosed at the reference labs Year to Date (YTD) 531 (doesn’t count all those diagnosed at hospitals in house) Hookworm 26 new cases YTD 89 Ehrlichiosis 5 new cases YTD 27 Whipworm 3 new cases

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REDBARN RECALLS 7-INCH 3-PACK BULLY STICKS

REDBARN RECALLS 7-INCH 3-PACK BULLY STICKS With an extreme abundance of caution, and with the care and concern of pets top of mind, Redbarn Pet Products, LLC of Long Beach, CA, is voluntarily recalling a single product, Redbarn’s 7-inch Bully Stick three-pack, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the

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Bathing Dogs and Cats

Bathing Dogs and Cats   If this topic sends you into your closet, shivering in a huddle in the dark, take heart!  There are ways to make this less traumatic.  Let’s start with definitions.  You get into the stall/tub; get under the running water and once wet, lather up before rinsing thoroughly.  That is called

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DISCOUNT ON SURGICAL PROCEDURE PACKAGES!

In celebration of spring being right around the corner, Fur and Feathers is announcing 15% off the Dental Package, as well as 15% off Spays, Neuters, and (for cats requiring this treatment) Declawing.   For details of all the items our complete packages include, call us (238-1246) to find out about the extensive monitoring, licensed

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Emergency Preparedness for Pets Lecture

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR YOUR PETS Red Cross LECTURE Saturday, January 20, 2018 11:00 am tours and refreshments 11:30-12:30 lecture Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care 1445 Upper Front Street, Binghamton, NY, 13901 607-238-1246 (Between Humdinger’s Ice Cream and Hillside Gardens Nursery) Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care is pleased to announce the beginning of our 2018 Lecture

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New Address for accredited Pharmacies

Accredited pharmacies will now be allowed to use a new online address = .Pharmacy.  Similar to accredited educational facilities using .edu and accredited government sites using .gov, accredited pharmacies will now use .Pharmacy.  Our online store and pharmacy (MyVetStoreOnline) will forward from the old .com address to the new .Pharmacy address for a while.  But

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Winter Hours

Starting after Labor Day, we will change to our Winter Hours schedule. M T W F 9-5:30, Th noon-8 (closed Wednesday noon to 1).

New Hours starting June 1, 2017

Starting June 1, 2017 – Fur and Feathers announces new LATER hours. Monday 9-6 Tuesday 9-6 Wednesday 9-12 and 1-6 Thursday 12-8 Friday 9-5 Closed Saturday and Sunday