A Beautiful Partnership: Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital and Natick Days Community Festival

The end of summer means different things to different people. Here at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital, the arrival of September has us looking forward to the Natick Days Community Festival. We couldn’t be more excited to participate in this family friendly community celebration!

All About Natick Days Community Festival

Natick Days Community Festival is an annual event centered on youth groups and nonprofit organizations. The festival is held at Natick Common and includes plenty of food, live music, games, kid-friendly activities, and much more all packed into one fun-filled day.

Besides being an exciting and popular event for the community (over 8,000 people are expected to attend), Natick Days is also a fundraising event for local nonprofits, youth teams, and service organizations. In 2017, over $25,000 was raised to help support these important community-building programs. Continue…

Shining a Light, Spreading Goodness: It’s Vet Tech Appreciation Week!

WelNat_iStock_000015525355_Large-1.jpgCoastal lighthouses are not just picturesque tourist attractions; they perform an important job by helping passing or approaching ships navigate to safer waters. Not unlike lighthouse operators, skilled veterinary technicians shine a focused light on patient care, and help us all navigate the complex waters that surround modern veterinary medicine.

In honor of Veterinary Appreciation Week this October 11-17, we stand and applaud our group of shining stars that assist us in delivering the best treatment and service to your pet. But what exactly does a vet tech do? We’re glad you asked! Continue…

Recognizing A Pet Emergency

Dec_DogPhoneIn a pet emergency, every passing moment counts. Although every pet owner dreads the concept of their pet in pain or discomfort, identifying symptoms and behavior changes can save vital time. And, what’s more, acting swiftly on your observations and knowledge can even save your pet’s life.

Most pet owners keep themselves in the loop regarding potential pet poisons, but some simply don’t have a plan of action in case a pet is exposed to something dangerous, or accidently injured.

Together, let’s review the warning signs of a pet emergency and how, by getting them assistance right away, you can save your pet’s life. Continue…