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IndyVet introduces new diabetic monitor technology to central Indiana pets

By at June 16, 2015 | 12:03 pm | 0 Comment

 IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital (IndyVet) is so far the only veterinary practice in the state of Indiana to adopt a cutting-edge technology called Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) as a more accurate way of collecting data on blood glucose levels in diabetic cats and dogs.Doctors insert a tiny filament underneath the skin that’s less than 1/32 of an inch

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Leo’s Pet Care opens second location in Carmel

By at March 21, 2015 | 11:59 am | 0 Comment

Leo's Pet Care veterinary clinic has been serving the cats and dogs of Indianapolis since 2010. Owner Greg Magnusson has now announced plans to open a second location, this time at the corner of Guilford and Main Street in Carmel, just west of the Carmel Arts and Design District. This new Carmel animal hospital opening in April 2015 will be convenient for pet

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IndyVet animal blood bank in critical need of donors in wake of shortage

By at August 21, 2014 | 12:27 pm | 0 Comment

IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital needs at least 50 cats and dogs throughout Central Indiana to enroll in its blood donor program in order to fulfill incoming orders for emergency blood transfusions. IndyVet, located on Indy’s southeast side, supplies blood to around 300 veterinary hospitals locally and across the country for animals suffering from trauma,

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IndyVet offers free eye exams to service dogs; registration opens in April

By at March 18, 2014 | 3:38 pm | 0 Comment

Owners and handlers of active working animals can register for free eye exams at IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, on Indy’s southeast side, from April 1-30 as part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) 7th annual National Service Animal Eye Exam event taking place during the month of May. Dr. Heidi Klein, DVM, DACVO, IndyVet’s

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IndyVet launches app to better prepare pet owners for emergencies

By at March 11, 2014 | 1:12 pm | 0 Comment

A new mobile app called “IndyVet,” short for IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, will help Central Indiana pet owners seek medical attention without delay. “With this new tool, we’re just a click away— literally, ‘on hand’ for patients at all times,” said Dr. James Speiser, DVM, DABVP, CCRT, founder of IndyVet. “People can find and contact our facility

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Pet First Aid & CPR Training Helps Prepare Owners for Emergencies

By at October 17, 2013 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

Experts estimate that more than 90 percent of animals will experience an emergency during their lifetime. That’s why IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, Central Indiana’s original 24-hour emergency and critical care center, is hosting a hands-on Pet First Aid & CPR training class Saturday, Nov. 2 to teach pet owners how to assess and handle emergency

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$10 Spay/Neuter Extended Through 2013

By at August 26, 2013 | 11:57 am | 0 Comment

  Due to the overwhelming response, Spay-Neuter Assistance Program has extended their $10 spay/neuter fee to qualified applicants through the end of 2013 with coupon code GTF102013. Eligibility requirements and application can be found HERE. Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. (SNSI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. SNSI is the only agency in

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Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral renamed as IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital

By at August 14, 2013 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

BPS Marketing 2013. Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral renamed as IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital. [press release] August 2013. The Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center (IVEC), known as Central Indiana’s original 24-hour veterinary emergency and critical care facility, and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral

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Cat and Dog Blood Donors Needed

By at September 4, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

Pet heroes in demand for IVEC’s blood donor program INDIANAPOLIS—As summer nears an end, the Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center (IVEC) on the city’s southeast side, has encountered a shortage amongst local pet donors, much like the Indiana Blood Center has seen a decrease in its human blood donors statewide. “It’s a constant process for us to have a

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Is it Too Hot to Walk My Dog?

By at July 12, 2011 | 10:43 am | 0 Comment

Holy ballz, it's hot outside! Yesterday, the heat index rose to over 110 degrees here in Indianapolis. Common sense should say that's too hot to take your dog for a walk, but what if it were a bit cooler outside? Is 90 degrees too hot to walk your dog or allow him to play outside? Dogs are most susceptible to heat stroke when they are first acclimating to an increase

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