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My pet was diagnosed with a heart murmur!  What does that mean?

My pet was diagnosed with a heart murmur! What does that mean?

A heart murmur is an abnormal heart sound that is heard when listening to the heart with a stethoscope. It is cause by abnormal turbulent blood flow. Abnormal turbulent blood…

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Frequently Asked Emergency Question 2

Frequently Asked Emergency Question 2

What is Canine Bloat? Bloat is more accurately called Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV), a condition where the stomach fills with gas or food and twists on its long axis.…

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Paralyzed dog makes ‘phenomenal’ recovery in York County

Paralyzed dog makes ‘phenomenal’ recovery in York County

The 6-year-old Doberman pinscher can walk again. Local rescue is hoping to recoup $10,000 spent on medical care By Brandie Kessler bkessler@ydr.com @I_M_BrandieK on Twitter Dogs need few things to…

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Dog Safety for Kids

Dog Safety for Kids

Dog Safety for Kids (Ages 6-14 years) Sunday, May 18th 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Metropolitan Veterinary Associates Space is limited Dog bite prevention week is May 18-24. We…

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Frequenty Asked Emergency Questions 1

Frequenty Asked Emergency Questions 1

My dog ate a penny, should I be worried? Simply put, yes. Pennies produced after 1983 contain zinc which is toxic to dogs and cats. Zinc causes hemolytic anemia (destruction…

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Metropolitan Partners with Red Paw Emergency Relief

Metropolitan is very proud to partner with Red Paw Emergency Relief. The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is an emergency services, nonprofit organization that works in conjunction with the American…

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PAY IT FORWARD – The Beckham Story

PAY IT FORWARD I think we all understand what it means ... this is our pay it forward story we'd like to share. And if you ask me - this…

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Veterinary Ophthalmology

The job of the Veterinary Ophthalmologist is to preserve vision and comfort for animals.  Our goal is to meet the need for an advanced eye exam and advanced eye care,…

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MVA 5K

Every year Metropolitan Veterinary Associates organizes a 5K run/walk (leashed dogs are encouraged to join) with all proceeds benefiting our non-profit the Paws of Promise Foundation.  To learn more about the MVA5K click here.

Save A Life

There are very few national animal blood banks. Your dog may be able to save a life by donating blood. Learn more about it today by clicking here.

Ask A Question

It’s important that our patients and their families can get to know our doctors and the facility. Ask us a question about anything for a chance to see it answered on our blog.

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