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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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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 presents Beacon of Hope with P.E.T.S. Award for Foster Pet Program

By at August 12, 2014 | 12:09 pm | 0 Comment

 IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital has presented its Professional Excellence Through Service Award, also known as the P.E.T.S. Award, to Beacon of Hope Center for Women for its Foster Pet Program.During IndyVet’s annual Pet Carnival in July, the veterinary practice honors individuals or organizations that demonstrate outstanding community service, dedication,

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Tail waggin’ fun set for IndyVet’s Pet Carnival, July 12

By at July 10, 2014 | 1:37 pm | 0 Comment

For the 16th consecutive year, IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital will host a free Pet Carnival for animals and pet lovers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 right outside of its facility, 5425 Victory Drive, on Indianapolis’ southeast side near Beech Grove. Although the event is free, IndyVet encourages guests to bring an item(s) or monetary donation

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16th Annual Pet Carnival July 12

By at June 23, 2014 | 1:28 pm | 0 Comment

  The 16th annual Pet Carnival, hosted by IndyVet Emergency and Specialty Hospital will be held Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, 5425 Victory Drive, Indpls, IN, 46203, located just off I-465 South at the Emerson Avenue exit near Beech Grove.This event is FREE, however, guests are encouraged to bring

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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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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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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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