TAG | Dr. Corey Shagensky

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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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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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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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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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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