Paws Can’t Pack- Is Your Pet Ready for a Disaster?

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Given our history of severe weather here in Connecticut the past two Octobers as well as the fact that September is National Preparedness Month, it’s a great time for emergency planning. You and your family may have already put together an emergency kit. But did you include your pets?Whether or not we and our pets […]

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Love, not LBs. The Pet Obesity Crisis

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Pets packing on the pounds? We don’t go long these days without hearing something about the battle of the bulge, eating properly, and getting enough exercise. If we’re overweight, our health is at risk. But, did you know the same holds true for our pets? While we like to cuddle with our pets, unlike fluffy […]

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Dental health to Dash’s Rescue – a story of love and fresh breath

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

February is National Pet Dental Health month. Pet oral hygiene and dental health is about more than bad breath. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reports that 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of dental disease by age three. Plaque and tartar buildup can not only lead to gingivitis but, […]

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3rd Annual Mini Pet Expo – April 26, 2014

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

To thank the community for its continued support that has helped Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW) grow over the past three years, PAW will host its 3rd Annual Mini Pet Expo on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. Raising money for Fidelco, the event will feature Canine Massage by Marissa Squires of Dogology, a training presentation by […]

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Progressive Animal Wellness’ Fun Fundraiser for Fidelco raised $500!

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Living and working in the Farmington Valley, we are fortunate to have a wonderful community of pet lovers and pet related businesses.  To thank the community for the continued support that has helped Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW) in Avon grow over the past three years, we hosted our  3rd Annual Mini Pet Expo on Saturday, […]

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Lessons from Rudolph – Avoid Dashing to the Vet this Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

  Hide the cords and anchor trees securely Cats climb branches and dogs’ tails are swirly Keep plants and ornaments out of reach Eating things they shouldn’t is a pet’s niche Tinsel, garland and ribbon can be deadly When swallowed, they create quite the medley Keep these tips in mind as the holidays draw near  […]

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Pet Portrait Fundraiser Yields Pet Oxygen Masks for Avon Volunteer Fire Department

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

The pet portrait fundraiser event we held in October was a huge success, raising more than $300. Some of the money was used to purchase four pet oxygen mask kits for the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD). The remaining money was donated directly to the AVFD.“Unlike people, who know to exit a burning building, pets […]

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Pet Portrait Event at PAW to Raise Money for Pet Oxygen Masks

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

      Pretty pooch? Fashionable feline? Just in time for this year’s holiday card-sending season, Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW) in Avon is offering an opportunity to have your pets professionally photographed while helping better equip the local Fire Department to be first responders for our furry friends. On Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 2:00-5:30 p.m., […]

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Pet Obesity – NBC 30 June 11, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Dr. Shagensky was again a guest on NBC 30’s CT News. Kerry-Lee Maryland interviewed him on Pet Obesity. An informative chat on how to help your pets stay, or get, trim. If you have any questions about your pet’s weight, feel free to call or stop by the clinic for an assessment and plan to […]

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Freestyle Canine Dance With Nancy Triou and Ella

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

In case you missed it, here is a taste of the freestyle canine dance demonstration we had at our Mini Pet Expo 2013. With the help of this performance by Nancy Triou of West Hartford and her 5 year old Flat-Coated Retriever Ella, we raised $294 for Connecticut Canine Search and Rescue (CCSAR).

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