If you’re working from home, sheltering in place or self-isolating, you’re no doubt spending more time with your pets. We can help you can keep them healthy and happy until their next office visit with these 10 pet-care tips, many of which take just 10 minutes.
by Katie Berlin, DVM (original version published for DrAndyRoark.com on May 7, 2016) “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” –Helen Keller I read a beautiful post today by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang (pawcurious.com) about the relationship between her terminally ill mother and … Read moreAll That We Love Deeply
by Katie Berlin, DVM Change can be hard. SVH has evolved quite a bit over the past 39 years. We now have two locations staffed with nine doctors and about 50 team members, and sometimes that probably seems like a long way from the small family practice Dr. Schaeberle started in Dover in 1979. Dr. … Read moreOur Legacy: Strong Healthy Bonds
by Katie Berlin, DVM If your dog or cat gets anxious when they come to see us, there’s a good chance we’ve recommended you try giving them some anti-anxiety medication before visits. Our focus on working toward a Fear Free experience for every patient means these recommendations are increasingly frequent. Where veterinarians traditionally have used … Read moreFear Free Visits: Why Should You Give Those Pills, Anyway?
by Kelly L. Pyott, CVT The hardest thing about writing a blog about canine physical therapy is where on Earth to start. Should I capture your attention by describing the fun exercises we do in this program? Maybe be more academic and give you statistics and explanations as to how and why this program works? … Read morePhysical Therapy Strengthens Muscles, Spirits, and The Bond We Share
by Kimberley Saylor I’ve been working in the veterinary field since I was 15 years old. I witnessed my first euthanasia just 2 hours into the job. It struck me in that moment, even at my tender age, that this would be the most important aspect of my job. And it is. Saving lives is … Read moreWhat Now? The Aftermath of Loss
by Katie Berlin, DVM **Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com** I wrote this a year ago, before I was a part of the Shiloh family. This year has brought a lot of changes for me personally and professionally, and I’m very grateful to be where I am – but through that change and personal growth, my feelings … Read moreA Thank You Note to Our Clients
by Autumn Myers, CVT The Fear Free Initiative started with Dr. Marty Becker and his unending and steadfast love of animals and the human-animal bond. Since beginning the initiative, over 13,000 individuals have become certified Fear Free professionals, including every single member of our staff. The focus of the Fear Free initiative is not only … Read moreWhat is Fear Free?
By Katie Berlin, DVM After a great first few weeks at SVH, I wanted to take a moment and express my gratitude. There are LOTS of veterinary hospitals out there. There are so many to choose from, so many people trying hard to take good care of animals and their families, that it’s hard even for a … Read moreWhy I’m So Glad to Be Here
Shiloh Veterinary Hospital is installing a new state-of-the-art digital x-ray machine at its Dover office to complement similar equipment at our Manchester office. This new device will allow us to better diagnosis dental problems below the gum line by providing us with high-definition digital images and striking contrast. Call to schedule a dental evaluation at … Read moreShiloh Veterinary gets to the Root of the problem!!!