We are thrilled to announce that this fall, one of our vet techs, Oliver Milici, will start veterinary school at Ross University on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts! Oliver joined us as a college intern in 2016, and for the last year he has worked with us as a full-time veterinary technician. “Oliver has … Read moreGood Luck Oliver!
Virtual Tours Coming Soon! The coronavirus pandemic has changed many things for all of us in a short time. That makes looking back at the grand opening/open house of the new Lakewood Veterinary Center back on March 7th—before the realities and gravity of the virus were realized—even more special. With that in mind, we thought … Read moreThanks for Being Part of Our Pawsome Grand Opening March 7th
Lakewood Veterinary Center is open and available to help all fur babies through COVID-19! In the spirit of precaution, we will be transitioning to offering Drop Off Appointments and Curbside Pickup only. This means we can still help your fur babies while helping clients and staff stay safe and healthy. We are currently open Monday – … Read moreCOVID-19
March 7th was a big day for Lakewood Veterinary Center–we celebrated the grand opening of our beautiful new hospital with lots of friends and family, furry and otherwise. Check out pictures of the project’s early stages, the completed veterinary center facilities, and all the grand opening fun!
Most pet owners have had that moment: your dog reaches up and gives you an affectionate “kiss” … or your cat rubs her face against yours and ugh. That smell. For many of us, it’s the first indication we have that something’s wrong with our pet’s oral health. Animals tend to be stoic about pain, … Read moreBaby Got Bad Breath?
We can’t wait to show you our new space! Join us on Saturday, March 7th at 9:30am for brunch, mimosas, games, events & activities for the whole family! Yes – this includes the pooch! Get more details & let us know you’re going on Facebook
Anti-Inflammation: Laser therapy has an anti-edema effect as it causes vasodilatation, but also because it activates the lymphatic drainage system (drains swollen areas). As a result, there is a reduction in swelling caused by bruising or inflammation. Anti-Pain (Analgesic): Laser therapy has a high beneficial effect on nerve cells which blocks pain transmitted by these … Read moreBiological Effects of Laser Therapy
Grain-free diets were based on clever marketing and not nutrition science. Dogs have been fed foods containing grains safely for decades. Canine food allergies are almost exclusively caused by animal protein and are rarely grain-related. Hills Science Diet and Royal Canin make a wide range of foods to suit the needs of most dogs. I … Read moreWhat will extend the life of my pet?
Yes, your dogs’ diet could be a factor in whether they develop heart disease, according to a new FDA report. The Food and Drug Administration announced that it is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of dilated cardiomyopathy, known as DCM or canine heart disease, which can result in congestive … Read moreCould my dogs’ diet be a factor in whether they develop heart disease?