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Frequently Asked Emergency Question 9

My cat is having labored breathing. Is this an emergency? Yes. Any time your pet has any difficulty breathing with an increased respiratory rate or effort she should be seen…

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Study in Progress: Clinical efficacy of Crofelemer

The Emergency Service at Metropolitan Veterinary Associates is currently recruiting cases to evaluate diarrhea in dogs. View details and qualifications for the Crofelemer Study with Metropolitan Emergency Services here or…

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Frequently Asked Emergency Question 8

What should I do if my dog is bitten by another dog? You should take your dog to your veterinarian or to an emergency hospital to be evaluated. Even a…

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Dr. James Dougherty featured in Main Line Today

Our founder and Internal Medicine Specialist, Dr. James Dougherty, has been featured in the January 2015 Main Line Today issue, part of their Faces of the Main Line section. Main…

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Paws of Promise Foundation helps its first pet

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates’ Paws of Promise Foundation helps its first pet. A Good Samaritan came in with a stray kitten, approximately 3-4 months old, who appeared to have been hit…

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Dog Safety Class for Kids

Dog Safety for Kids Metropolitan Veterinary Associates knows the importance of teaching children the safest way to approach dogs as well as accurately reading a dog’s body language. We are…

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Encephalitis/Meningitis

Encephalitis/Meningitis Encephalitis is inflammation of the substance of the brain. Meningitis (inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord) is often part of the same set of clinical signs and…

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Frequently Asked Emergency Question 7

My dog vomited once; do I need to come to the emergency room? As a general rule, it is always safest to have you pet evaluated by a veterinarian when…

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