09 Mar 2017
March 9, 2017

Veterinary Acupuncture

The following article was written by Deanna Bowen, CVT. Veterinary Acupuncture can treat a variety of diseases in our pets; arthritis, pain, nausea, poor appetite, liver and kidney disease. It is a great addition to traditional therapies for just about any disease process we see. I first began looking in to acupuncture in 2012 for.. read more →
18 Sep 2015
September 18, 2015

Black Dogs Project

Did you know, statistically, that black colored dogs are the last to be adopted and, consequently, experience an unusually high euthanasia rate? No one knows exactly why (perhaps it's the color black being associated with evil?) yet one man is trying to bring attention to this issue. Fred Levy sought out owners of black dogs and.. read more →
15 May 2014
May 15, 2014


On Wednesday, May 21 from 6-8 P.M., The East Greenwich location of Alex and Ani is holding a Charity by Design event. A percentage of sales that evening will benefit Tails To Teach, the wonderful organization that brings dogs into schools and other venues. The dogs act as ambassadors of peace and generate conversations about.. read more →
22 Apr 2014
April 22, 2014

Canine Influenza Outbreak

An outbreak of canine influenza has recently been reported to the state veterinarian. The outbreak originated in a daycare/boarding facility in Providence. Canine influenza is a relatively new disease identified in the canine world. It is mutated from the Influenza A strain found in horses. Because it is a relatively new virus, virtually every dog.. read more →
22 Apr 2014
April 22, 2014


The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists will hold a public service event providing free eye screening exams to Service Animals during May 2014.All services are donated, in an effort to improve the Service Animals health and avert potential disease threats to thousands of animals across the US and Canada. To check eligibility and available clinics,.. read more →
17 Mar 2014
March 17, 2014


The American Kennel Club recently renamed their pet recovery service. Companion Animal Recovery is now known as AKC Reunite. Although they've updated their name, logo, and website, AKC Reunite still provides 24/7 assistance in reuniting registered lost pets with their owners. A microchip is  rice sized, inserted under the skin, and the chip's number can.. read more →
24 Feb 2014
February 24, 2014


Clients often believe that they can stop, or cut back on their use of tick protection during these frigid winter temperatures. But guess what? Recent research at the University of Rhode Island proves that theory to be incorrect. There are a few different  ideas as to how the ticks can stay alive. One thought is.. read more →
26 Nov 2013
November 26, 2013


We offer congratulations to two of our staff members who recently had babies. Our technician Lea had a baby boy, Mason, on 11/12/13. Dr Caldwell, our acupuncture and Eastern medicine specialist had a baby boy, Finn, on 11/22/2013. Both families are doing well and we look forward to their return. That's Mason on the left. read more →
14 Oct 2013
October 14, 2013


Ghosts,goblins,ghouls, and.......CANDY,GUM, CANDY,CHOCOLATE,CANDY,CANDY,CANDY!!!!!!!!!! You can't go to the grocery store, or pick up a paper, or do a quick CVS run without seeing ads for Halloween goodies. For me, I think Halloween begins the downward holiday slide of sneaking a treat here or a small piece of candy when no one is looking. At the.. read more →
30 Sep 2013
September 30, 2013

Fluffy Doesn’t Need to Go to the Vets

The thought of having to bring one of my feline crew in for a veterinary visit doesn't exactly make me dance with delight. Even though I am a trained professional, with one or two of my cats, it is often a rodeo to try and round them up to get them in their carrier. Then.. read more →