EAH Blog

Telemedicine:  Enhancing veterinary medicine with technology

The American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) defines telemedicine as “the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications regarding a patient’s clinical health status.”  Many of you have experienced telemedicine in one form or another by consulting with your own personal physician or your child’s physician.  We as a hospital…

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Why is my pet’s surgery date being re-scheduled?

With the current pandemic, we are changing our protocols in an effort to uphold our oath as veterinarians to promote animal welfare and protect public health. This is an unprecedented time with COVID-19 on the rise and as veterinary professionals, we are making important changes to help protect our pets, clients, and staff. The demand…

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How can my pet get care while I keep myself safe? Life admist the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 UPDATE To our Valued Clients, The health and well-being of your pet is our top priority. As news of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community continues to develop, we are monitoring the situation closely. Please note our new hours effective immediately during this outbreak: -Monday through Thursday:  7:30 am to 7:00 pm -Friday:  7:30…

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Update from Team EAH on COVID-19

To our pet parents and patients, We are actively monitoring the spread of COVID-19 in the United States and specifically the Carolinas. Currently, there is no evidence that dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, or birds can become ill from this virus. If we become aware of contrary evidence, we will update you immediately. Our…

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Pharmacy changes just around the corner!

Hello, and Happy Holidays! As valued Ebenezer Animal Hospital clients, we wanted to let you all know of a small change that will be taking place effective January 1st, 2020 regarding filling prescriptions through commercial online pharmacies (Chewy, 1800PetMeds, PetCareRx, Allivet, etc). We have struggled for years with receiving clear, concise communication from most online…

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So many options out there… what should I feed my dog?

What should I feed my dog? That is a question that every veterinarian receives on a daily basis and may be difficult to answer.  Nutrition is complex and must take into account patient size, species, life stage and any concurrent systemic and metabolic needs. There are, however, guidelines that can be followed. When evaluating food…

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Exciting news from Team EAH!

Dear Ebenezer Animal Hospital Family – We have exciting news! Dr. Jay Hreiz is opening a second animal hospital in nearby Charlotte! Queen City Animal Hospital will open in the historic Belmont neighborhood in June of 2019. Situated between the growing Charlotte neighborhoods of Plaza Midwood, NODA, Villa Heights, and Optimist Park, QCAH will extend…

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AAHA Accreditation and why it matters!

Why AAHA accreditation matters We have recently gone through the lengthy process to become AAHA accredited, and are so excited to share this news with you! But why is AAHA accreditation important? What does it really mean for you and your pets? The American Animal Hospital Association is the only organization to accredit companion animal…

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Holiday Travel Tips!

Holiday Travel Tips Sponsored by Vetoquinol USA Holiday travel can be tough. From weather delays and security lines to hours of traffic on the interstate, getting to your family is a battle. If you’re one of the lucky ones who’s four-legged friend makes the trek with you, here are some tips to make traveling with…

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Reducing stress during your pet’s visit to the veterinarian!

Despite our best efforts, a trip to the veterinarian can be a stressful event in your pet’s life.  There are foreign smells, people, and sounds abound.  Certain pets are indifferent about most events in life.  A trip to the veterinarian is just another chance to interact with people and is not stressful at all.  A…

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