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So far Dr. Heather McGowan has created 6 blog entries.

What I’ve Learned from my Colleagues as a Student Working at Glanbrook – By Annika Regnerus

When I was 13, I began volunteering at Glanbrook. I was a dog-lover through and through, and I wanted to become a vet. We had been taking our Brittany spaniel,, Tilly to Glanbrook for a couple of years, and I thought it would be wise to understand the behind-the-scenes workings [...]

By |2021-12-18T11:47:28-05:00December 18th, 2021|

Why Does My Pet Need an Exam? – By Dr. Marissa

I’m Dr. Marissa, one of the associate vets here at Glanbrook Vet Services, and I absolutely love what I do. I get to have hands-on interactions with so many amazing and wonderful pets every single day. In the 20-30 minutes that I see each pet, my job is to use [...]

By |2021-12-18T11:47:16-05:00May 22nd, 2021|

“Wow, animals are so amazing.” – by Richelle Osborne (Glanbrook Vet Assistant)

When I walk around and see pets who help those with physical, learning, and other health difficulties, I think to myself “Wow, animals are so amazing. They help so many people with everyday tasks that others may take for granted”. What we don’t see is the impact animals have on [...]

By |2021-04-02T11:55:06-04:00April 2nd, 2021|

How I learned to walk my dog (Written by Dr. Julia)

I’ve had my first pup Roy for close to 11 years now and truthfully, he’s been a very easy dog.  I have done minimal training with him and he has turned out pretty great, albeit a few idiosyncrasies here and there.  In retrospect, I think this gave me a false [...]

By |2021-03-08T16:40:54-05:00March 8th, 2021|

“No matter how you feel….Get up, Dress up, Show up….and NEVER give up.”

Practicing Veterinary Medicine on any regular day is hard, and amazing all at the same time. It is definitely mentally stimulating, but also draining, physically tiring, and emotionally exhausting. Practicing Veterinary Medicine during a global wide pandemic is like nothing I have ever experienced before. The way I have practiced [...]

By |2021-01-22T12:12:31-05:00January 22nd, 2021|
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