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Month: December 2020

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Pet Heartworm Prevention

Written by Dr. Tracy Williams, DVM What are heartworms? How do you prevent your pet from getting heartworms? Dr. Williams, a Hello Ralphie veterinarian, walks pet parents through what heartworms are and pet heartworm prevention tips. What are Heartworms? Heartworms are parasites that take up residence in the heart and lung tissue of your pet. Veterinarians know of heartworm infections in dogs, cats, and even in ferrets. This is very scary disease and can cause irreversible damage to the heart and lungs of a pet, but the good news there are a lot of ways to prevent your pet from
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New Puppy Tips

Written by Dr. Tracy Williams, DVM Are you thinking of adding a new puppy to the family? It could be as simple as a trip to a local animal shelter to adopt a new puppy or maybe you have had your eye on a certain breed for a while and think now is the time. Whatever the case, we are here to give you some new puppy tips!  Read more about Dr. Williams on Meet the Vets Here are a few new puppy tips to consider to set you and your new puppy up for success: What to Expect with
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NBC10’s Lucy Bustamante spoke to Philadelphia veterinarian Dr. David Weiss about pet owners’ questions about getting their furry friends tested for COVID-19.
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The Philadelphia Inquirer

Fur-baby sick? Wharton MBA launches start-up, taking telemedicine to pets’ parents.
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KYW News

New app developed by Wharton student lets you schedule veterinary telehealth appointments
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My Virtual Veterinarian an Award Winning Startup
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The Wharton School

Caring for Our Furry Friends: My Virtual Veterinarian Wins $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize in Virtual Startup Challenge
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Penn Today

Virtual vet app wins Penn Wharton Startup Challenge
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The Daily Pennsylvanian

Veterinary telemedicine app wins Penn Wharton Startup Showcase
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Founder of My Virtual Veterinarian on Wharton Business Daily