TAG | pet

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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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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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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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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Dog Days of Summer – Water Safety on NBC CT

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Important water safety tips for your dog! Post by Progressive Animal Wellness (PAW).  

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Pet Picnic Poison Blog Post with NBC CT Interview

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

I love summer barbeques and picnics with friends and family, but as a veterinarian they are one of my worst nightmares. I see a lot of pets that are sick after getting into something they shouldn’t have during an outdoor feast with human food. Unfortunately, many people lose their pets to what I like to […]

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