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What Is a Dental Emergency in Pets and How to Avoid Them

What Is a Dental Emergency in Pets and How to Avoid Them

When pet parents think of a veterinary emergency, they often think of difficulty breathing, hit by car, vomiting and diarrhea, or here in Florida, heatstroke. But one of the common causes of emergencies in cats and dogs is often overlooked – and that’s dental emergencies. Just like in our two-legged family members, our four-legged companions’…

Why Your Pet Needs Health Insurance

Why Your Pet Needs Health Insurance

Every January, many of us start the new year with a health insurance plan designed to help us in case of a medical emergency, surgery, or illness. These plans include a number of benefits (and financial protection!) for our two-legged family members – preventive care, prescriptions, emergency room visits, specialist care, you name it. But…

How to Safely Enjoy the Holidays with Your Pets

How to Safely Enjoy the Holidays with Your Pets

The holiday season is a time for celebration, joy, and spending quality time with friends and family members, both two- and four-legged. Unfortunately, this time of year we often see an increase in emergency visits for cats and dogs. So, to ensure that Fluffy is at home with you rather than at the emergency room,…

Veterinary Emergency Fees Are Higher Than Your Typical Primary Care Clinic – Here’s Why

Veterinary Emergency Fees Are Higher Than Your Typical Primary Care Clinic – Here’s Why

At Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia (AEHV), we are often asked why emergency services and diagnostics cost more than at the primary care veterinarian’s clinic. In reality, our prices are in line with local area veterinarians on many items commonly found at both clinics. However, prices on products or services not typically carried by primary care…