TAG | veterinary

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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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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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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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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