What Is Animal Cruelty?

December 23, 2016

Animal cruelty is a fairly broad term that is used to describe the abuse and/or neglect of an animal. The Maryland state statute defines an “animal” as any living creature except a human being. The state law defines “cruelty” as the unnecessary or unjustifiable physical pain or suffering caused or allowed by an act, omission,

National Veterinary Technician Week


October 11, 2016

October 16th-October 22nd is National Veterinary Technician week, and we have a lot to celebrate! Our technicians are superheroes! On a daily basis they care for sick and injured pets, monitor surgical patients, perform periodontal treatments, run an in-house lab, take x-rays, set up appointments, place catheters, perform phlebotomy and much, much more!

World Rabies Day

September 27, 2016


World Rabies Day is celebrated annually on the 28th of September to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this disease.

Safe and efficacious vaccines are among the important tools that exist to eliminate human and animal deaths from rabies, while awareness is the key driver for success of communities to

Pet Health Records

June 8, 2016

1) Download the mobile app from the Google Play or Apple Store by clicking one of the links below (you must be using your mobile phone in order to install the application). 

Google play link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.allydvm.comet&hl=en
Apple Store link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/allyconnect/id920690093?mt=8
2) After you have installed and opened the app on your mobile phone click the

5 Simple, Life-changing Steps To Healthy Teeth for Your Pet

Healthy Pet Teeth

April 22, 2016

Taking care of our own teeth is often a simple part of our everyday routine. When it comes to our pets, it’s easy to let oral care pass us by. Many pet owners avoid their pet’s teeth not because they don’t feel that it’s important. More often, they either think they don’t have the time,

Acupuncture Saved Bella!

Complimentary Medicine

April 21, 2016

In early January, Stacey’s beloved miniature dachshund named Bella suffered a ruptured disc while they were visiting family in rural Pennsylvania. It was a Sunday, but Stacey immediately called Bella’s veterinarian, Dr. Jamie Molinelli of Eastern Animal Hospital in Baltimore.

“With [Dr. Molinelli’s] advice we traveled to PennVet in Philly and they performed immediate surgery at

New Flu Vaccine

March 14, 2016

You may be aware that we have been vaccinating dogs against the flu virus (H3N8) for the past few years. There is a new strain (H3N2) that has emerged that we can now vaccinate against. You can find more information on this vaccine here. If you have any questions or would like to have your

Welcome Dr. Ilardi!

Welcome Dr. Ilardi!

February 1, 2016

Dr. Ilardi is a graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Morgantown, West Virginia, Dr. Ilardi completed her undergraduate studies at West Virginia University, receiving her bachelor’s degree in both biology as well as animal and nutritional sciences. After veterinary school, Dr. Ilardi took a job as a mixed animal practitioner in

Xylitol Warning

Xylitol Warning

November 17, 2015

We are sure many of you have seen the warnings on Facebook about certain Peanut Butters containing Xylitol being harmful to dogs. This is a very true concern, Xylitol can be very dangerous. What this warning does not mention is that Xylitol can be found in many other items such as gum, mints and vitamins.

Photos with Santa 2015

Photos with Santa 2015

November 9, 2015

Join us for 3rd annual Photos with Santa! December 12th 5-7pm

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