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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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Butler Basketball hosts pet food drive for homeless animals

By at February 26, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment

Church Brothers Collision Repair, a Butler University Athletics’ sponsor, is partnering with the Butler men’s basketball team for its 3rd annual “Stock the Pantry” pet collection initiative Saturday, March 8 during the Butler vs. Seton Hall game at Hinkle Fieldhouse, which tips off at 4:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring donations of bagged or canned dog or cat

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Save on BarkBox Through January 3

By at December 11, 2013 | 1:09 pm | 1 Comments

From December 11 through January 3, use promo code dogfriendlyindy when you order a new BarkBox subscription, and get $10 off! You can read my review of the Small BarkBox

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Central Indiana animal blood bank faces critical shortage, in need of donors

By at December 10, 2013 | 5:30 pm | 0 Comment

In the midst of the giving season, IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital is urging pet owners, and even animal shelters to enroll four-legged friends in its Canine & Feline Blood Donor Program. Since 2012, the number of donors has diminished significantly due to factors like high-turnover rate. Animals over eight years old have to retire since it can be taxing

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IndyVet hosts holiday pet drive for Humane Society of Johnson County

By at December 3, 2013 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital,formerly known as Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center (IVEC), is partnering with four of its referral veterinary clinics to collect pet food and a wide array of supplies to care for animals at the Humane Society of Johnson County.   All five drop-off sites, including IndyVet, will accept contributions up until

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2013 Christmas Gift and Hobby Show

By at November 6, 2013 | 9:58 am | 0 Comment

The 64th annual Christmas Gift & Hobby Show, Central Indiana’s largest one-stop Christmas shop, is asking shoppers to help give back to the community Wednesday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds West Pavilion. The show’s new initiative, Santa’s Give Back Program, will collect a variety of items based around local not-for-profit

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8 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe & Stress Free this Halloween

By at October 27, 2013 | 5:44 pm | 0 Comment

Thanks to The Uncommon Dog for the infographic!

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Small BarkBox Review

By at October 18, 2013 | 12:36 pm | 2 Comments

Woohoo! I'm a BarkBox affiliate! If you haven't already heard of BarkBox, let me introduce you. BarkBox is a monthly box of goodies for your dog. Select your dog's size, choose a plan (1, 3, or 6 months), and your dog will receive a monthly box with 4-6 products in it. Selected products include high-quality toys, treats, hygiene, and medical items. When I first learned

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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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Local canine chosen as finalist for “Chicago Fire” Top Firehouse Dog

By at September 24, 2013 | 7:20 pm | 0 Comment

NBC’s the “Today” show and “Chicago Fire” are honoring the “Top Firehouse Dog” nationwide, and out of hundreds of entries, chose Dempsey from the Pike Township Fire Department, as one of three canine finalists. On Tuesday morning, Sept. 24, Dempsey made his television debut on the “Today” show with his adopted owner, Eileen Orban, and “Chicago Fire” stars

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