It’s Puppy and Kitten Season! A Guide to a Great Start with Your New Pet.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

  With the rest of summer to look forward to, this is often considered the ideal time to add a pet to your family.  We at PAW would like to offer some advice on this life decision.  The first step before adopting a new pet is research. Use your resources.  Ask people who have experience […]

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Reducing Pet Anxiety and Stress during Summer Thunder and 4th of July Fireworks

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Tis the season for loud thunder and flashes of light. If it’s not thunder ringing out, then it’s fireworks. Once the evening storms stop, the nighttime sky will be lit up and massive booms will ring through the air. Enjoyed by many people, loud noises from storms and pyrotechnics can send pets into an all […]

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Dr. Shagensky Joins TEAM ASPCA for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Dr. Corey Shagensky of West Hartford, owner and veterinarian at Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW) in Avon, was a charity participant in the 2016 TD Five Boro Bike Tour with TEAM ASPCA held on May 1st. Dr. Shagensky completed the 40 mile ride in a time of 2 hours, 44 minutes through miserable cold rain.  The […]

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PAW of Avon Protects Canine Community from New Dog Flu and Raises $720 for ASPCA

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW) of Avon hosted a vaccine clinic for the new Canine Influenza H3N2 (CIV H3N2) strain March 7th, to raise awareness of and to help protect the local canine community, from the new dog flu strain that is sweeping our nation. At the clinic, the CIV H3N2 vaccine and its subsequent booster […]

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Protect your Dog from the New Canine Influenza H3N2

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW) of Avon will be hosting a vaccine clinic for the H3N2 strain of the canine influenza virus on Monday March 7, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 p.m to benefit the ASPCA. Canine Influenza H3N2 (CIV H3N2) is the virus responsible for the April 2015 outbreak in Chicago that sickened over 1000 dogs. According […]

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Red’s Dental Health Story- Fewer Teeth but a Bigger Smile!

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

February is National Pet Dental Health month.  For over twenty years, veterinarians have been using this month as a chance to educate owners on the importance of pet oral hygiene. Dental health is about more than bad breath! Although it is completely preventable, periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition seen in dogs and […]

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Oh the Weather Outside is Painful – Arthritis in Pets

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

This is a time of year for parties, shopping, getting together with family, and generally surviving the craziness of the holidays. But with the change of season and weather, it is also possible for both people and pets to experience a physical change as well. Late fall and early winter are what Dr. Shagensky refers […]

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What Would We Do Without Our Technicians?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week! October 12th – 18th is a week dedicated to honoring veterinary technicians across the country. First celebrated in 1993, National Vet Tech week provides an opportunity to recognize veterinary technicians’ contributions to veterinary medicine. Veterinary technicians are essential to the daily function of veterinary practices, and play a vital role […]

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More About Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW)

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Watch our video and learn a little more about Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW)

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From Wading to Wagging: What You Should Know About Dogs and Water

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Check out our latest blog on Avon Patch!Follow and subscribe for future installments!Even with the summer winding down, there are still some warm days to be had. It’s a great time to take dogs swimming. But, there are a few things we at Progressive Animal Wellness like to remind our clients and friends.Lurking in the […]

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