The Heart of the Matter: Heart Disease in Pets

February is American Heart Month! Like us, our pets can also experience heart problems, so we thought this was a good time to talk about what pet parents should know about dog and cat heart health. According to the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), about 10% of dogs and up to 15% of […]

Know Before You Go: What to Expect When Visiting AEHV’s Emergency Room

Any kind of health emergency can be scary, and the same is true when your beloved  pet is experiencing an injury or illness. Anything that adds to the stress and confusion can feel overwhelming—for both you and your pet. To help you in a time of worry, here are some commonly asked questions about emergency […]

Holiday Pet Health and Safety Tips

We’re pretty sure you want to remember your holiday as being full of good times, great food, and happy moments with family and friends – and not as that time you had to take your pet to the emergency room! To keep your holiday season full of cheer (and free of emergencies), we’ve complied some […]

Pancreatitis 101: Avoiding Inflammation

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Some holiday traditions are wonderful. Listening to favorite tunes, putting up festive decorations, and making yummy seasonal treats are some of our favorites. But for veterinarians, there’s one thing that seems to happen each winter that we’d rather not continue: a spike in cases of pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is a dangerous, painful, and life-threatening condition that […]

How Does a Veterinary Technician Help Your Pet?

October 17-23 is National Veterinary Technician Week and a great opportunity to highlight the invaluable contribution our wonderful veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants make to Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia. The hard work, commitment, and compassion they show every day is what makes our hospital succeed, and we’d like to invite you to join us in […]

Managing Pets’ Pain Through Rehabilitation Therapy

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The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management recognizes September as Animal Pain Awareness Month, so it’s a good time to review what veterinarians can do if your pet is hurting. No pet parent wants to think of their beloved pet in pain. Thankfully, advancements in veterinary medicine mean that we have lots of options available to […]

Keeping Pets Safe in Summertime

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It may be August, but the summer weather is not ending anytime soon! For some Florida pets, the seasonal hazards can even be present year-round if temperatures and humidity levels stay high. Understanding the dangers can help you keep your dogs and cats safe from accidents and injuries, ensuring your “endless” summer is a happy […]