Fourth of July Fireworks and Fears

By |2021-06-30T15:06:31+00:00June 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Fourth of July Fireworks and Fears Fourth of July Fireworks and Fears The Fourth of July holiday is quickly approaching, and with it comes Fourth of July fireworks and fears.  While these pyrotechnic extravaganzas are fun for us to watch, our pets feel a bit differently.  The bright lights, ear splitting sounds and [...]

Celebrating Bees!

By |2021-06-25T16:48:01+00:00June 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

It’s National Pollinator Appreciation Week so we are celebrating bees! Did you know there are over 4,000 species of bees in the United States? In addition to being fuzzy and totally adorable, bees are an important part of our world.  They pollinate our gardens, and through that pollination are responsible for 1/3 of the world’s food production.  This [...]

Let’s talk pet insurance!

By |2021-06-14T20:05:47+00:00June 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Let’s talk pet insurance! ASPCA, Trupanion, HealthyPaws, Lemonade, Nationwide, Embrace, Pumpkin, Pets Best and the list goes on. There are so many pet insurance companies out there, how do you know which is best for your pet? Choosing an insurance company is a personal choice, and every company is different.  Some policies just cover emergency [...]

Heat Advisory! Keeping Pets Safe as Temperatures Soar

By |2021-06-09T15:22:40+00:00June 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Heat advisory! Keeping pets safe as temperatures soar. Here are some tips to keep your pets healthy in the dog days of summer. During this beautiful weather, we know there is nothing better than getting out and enjoying the day with your dog, but there are a few things to keep in mind. Dogs can [...]

Microchips, Collars and How to Find a Lost Pet

By |2021-06-06T23:39:26+00:00June 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Microchips, Collars and How to Find a Lost Pet When you hear the word microchip you may picture an electronic device that tracks your pet’s every movement.   While this is not the case, microchipping helps your pet make it back home to you if the unthinkable happens and they get lost. Microchips are quite tiny, [...]

Our Position On Bayer Seresto Collars

By |2021-03-03T03:25:11+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Good Morning Williamsburg Vets family! It has recently been brought to our attention that a certain flea and tick collar could be the cause of numerous side effects, some of them severe, in dogs. The flea and tick collar affected is the Bayer Seresto collar. An article was published this morning in USA Today regarding these side effects. [...]

Our Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

By |2020-04-06T17:19:37+00:00April 6th, 2020|Pet Health Awareness, Uncategorized|

Dear Williamsburg, We know things have been hard, and well, a little scary these past few weeks, but we are still here for you and your pets. While we’d normally invite you inside and offer you an espresso, we have to do things a bit differently these days to protect both our staff and clientele. [...]

Flea & Tick Season is Coming!

By |2020-03-13T00:01:54+00:00March 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Spring is almost upon us, and as the temperatures rise and flowers start to bloom, so do the fleas and ticks that can be a nuisance to your pets.   These nasty critters not only cause your pet to itch but can lead to other health issues. All that scratching can lead to missing fur [...]

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