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Canine Splenic Hemangiosarcoma

Question: My 10 year old Golden Retriever, Gracie, was recently diagnosed with a ruptured splenic mass. She had surgery performed to stop the bleeding and remove the mass. Unfortunately, the…

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Canine/Feline CPR class for the Community

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Frequently Asked Emergency Question 3

My cat is going in and out of the litterbox frequently. Is this an emergency? Yes. Cats can develop Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease causing inflammation in the bladder and…

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Canine/Feline CPR for the Community

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates will be holding quarterly lectures on Canine/Feline CPR for our community of pet’s owners. When:   Saturday, June 14th, 2014 4:00p.m. to 5:30p.m. Snacks will be provided…

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  To schedule an appointment, please visit…

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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

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

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

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Every year MVA 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.

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