COVID-19 Protocols at LAH

LAH is taking steps to help minimize community transmission of the COVID-19 virus while still being open to provide medical care for your sick and injured cats and dogs. In order to preserve medical supplies, we may recommend delaying elective medical procedures when circumstances call for that. 1) We will be thoroughly disinfecting exam rooms betweenRead More

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Wishing you and your pets a wonderful day filled with kisses, hugs, treats, and belly rubs. I am excited to share a photo of my new daughter, Katherine (Kate) Adele Ryan. She was born on Monday, Feb 10th, weighing in at 7 lbs 10 oz. Kate joins big sister Anna and bigRead More

Holiday Cheer from Lexington Animal Hospital

Happy Holidays! I hope your animals were better behaved than mine in 2019. My two cats destroyed our Gingerbread House on Christmas Eve, much to the disappointment of my kids. Luckily, the chocolate decorations were not toxic to the cats. And, gratefully, the cats didn’t knock any pieces down to my two dogs who wereRead More

Cold Weather Tips

With temperatures dropping, it’s important to remember that cold, wet, winter weather can be just as harsh on our pets as the hot, summer sun. If it’s uncomfortable for you to be outside for an extended period, it’s also uncomfortable for your pet. Here are some tips to help keep your pets healthy in the winterRead More

Tick Risks in Rockbridge County

Lexington Animal Hospital has seen a big spike in dogs with lyme disease and another tick-borne disease called Ehrlichia in the last 30 days. Deer ticks, which carry the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease, are entering their most active season. These ticks are most active between the colder, wetter months of October through February. TheRead More