7 News - Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital - Augusta, Maine

Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital

220 Western Avenue
Augusta, ME 04330

(207)622-6181

www.pinetreevet.com

IMHA: Four Letters You Never Want to Meet

Most of the diseases that we see and treat in the ER can be pretty easily comprehended by non-medical folks: trauma, infection, cancer – all of these seem to ma ...

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When microchips muddle pet ownership status

The day a new client brought in a friendly terrier mix she’d found as a stray, Dr. Meghan Ellis was just trying to do the right thing by scanning the dog for a ...

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Alcohol Poisoning

Dogs and cats can get more than just drunk when they drink ethanol, isopropanol, or methanol -- they can get a trip to the emergency room. Pets can die from ing ...

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Senior Cats' Health Issues

A cat's health changes with age. Physical and mental changes occur, just as they do with people. Most older cats sleep more than they did when young, and they u ...

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Just Because we Can do it, Should we?

I call this dilemma the “Just because we can do it, should we?” phenomenon.As much as owners like answers and veterinarians like to fix things, sometimes pursu ...

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Taking Pains for your Pet's Happiness

The primary goal of biology is to keep the species going. Nature doesn’t care if we are happy, have toys, or shiny teeth. Nature wants animals to eat, survive, ...

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