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Hang Time (Why Vets Are So Busy Right Now)

I can’t tell you how frequently people are asking me why veterinary clinics are suddenly so freakin’ busy these days! Starting during the pandemic in 2020, why is there such a long wait to get appointments? Scroll down to read about some of the many details contributing to this situation.

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Oly Pet Emergency Clinic Has MOVED

Olympia Pet Emergency is now located at:

4441 Pacific Ave. SE Lacey, WA 98503

It’s on Pacific Ave, between Sleater-Kinney and College – just a bit east of their previous location. Please update the info you have on your fridge magnets, in your wallet, or as a saved location in your map apps!

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Pay It Forward For Our Furry Friends (Veterinary Blood & Organ Donation Programs)

Did you know that there are programs for cats and dogs to be blood, organ, and tissue donors? If you’re interested, check out these resources:

Basics about donating companions organs, blood, and/or tissue

Cress, Caitlin. “Euthanized pets give one last gift.” PBS NewsHour. 17 Aug 2014. 6 Sept 2016. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/euthanized-pets-give-one-last-gift/ Granshaw, Lisa. “What owners need . . . → Read More: Pay It Forward For Our Furry Friends (Veterinary Blood & Organ Donation Programs)

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To Liver And Let Live in WA (Kidney Dialysis Services In WA)

We are fortunate to be fairly close to the only clinic in Washington State that does liver dialysis (hemodialysis) in companion animals: ACCES critical care has facilities in Renton and Seattle.

If you know of an animal who might benefit from dialysis – those with acute uremia (common to animals with kidney problems), toxin exposure, . . . → Read More: To Liver And Let Live in WA (Kidney Dialysis Services In WA)

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Arthritis In Dogs – Slowing Its Progression & Managing The Pain (Workshop on Dec 14 2013)

Coming soon is another workshop at my vet (Hawks Prairie Veterinary Hospital) taught by Marnie Black. Marnie is licensed in Small Animal Massage and specializes in working with animals who have special needs. She’s lived with several dogs who had arthritis. Bring your small animal if you want to practice the massage techniques on your . . . → Read More: Arthritis In Dogs – Slowing Its Progression & Managing The Pain (Workshop on Dec 14 2013)

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