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A Close Call

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

When a minor injury led to a life-threatening infection for Rocky, the Foster Hospital saved the day.

Rocky Lage, an Australian shepherd

Are essential oils dangerous to pets?

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Essential oils can be very dangerous for pets, particularly in their 100 percent concentrated form. And with essential oils’ growing popularity and the use of diffusors and warmers, which release the oils into a home’s air, pets’ risk of exposure increases. Birds are especially sensitive and should never be exposed to essential oils.

When Dogs Meet Edibles

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

As marijuana becomes legal in many parts of the U.S., here’s what you need to know about keeping your dog safe.

A Miracle for Moose

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Dialysis helps a puppy survive eating grapes.

Not Just for Humans Anymore

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

When Rex initially collapsed, his owners were concerned that either cancer had recurred or arthritis in his shoulder was to blame. Diagnostic testing revealed that it was neither cancer nor arthritis.

Dog on her Way to Recovery after Spinal Stroke

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

When Blitzen, a 9-year-old Border Collie/Australian Shepherd, returned to her house from outside dragging her hind legs, her owner immediately sought medical help from Foster Hospital.

The Danger of Leaving Pets in the Car

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Did you know that a “beautiful day,” with the right mix of sun/heat/humidity is very harmful to animals left in cars? Cars heat up remarkably fast and put our beloved animals at great risk. Please… Read More

A New Model for Vocational Ed

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

The nation’s first on-the-job veterinary assistant program trains high schoolers and vet students while delivering low-cost care

Anna Frazier