Bruce & Hobbes
About This Show
Hobbes, Bruce’s beloved side-kick, has made history in his short seven years. Rescued by Bruce from a horrible domestic violence situation in 2009, our feisty canine staff-member has helped over 1,000 animals find homes, working with the Addison County Humane Society.
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Bruce & Hobbes Podcast: Amanda Rutter, Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists
This week, Bruce & Hobbes are joined by:
Amanda Rutter - DVM, Emergency Medical Director - Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists
No matter how hard people try to protect the animals in their lives, accidents & emergencies happen. While those situations are frightening, it’s a fact that being prepared, and having a plan, can save an animal’s life.
How does one prepare, and what type of plan should a pet parent have? Bruce & Hobbes reached out to an expert in veterinary medicine, to get answers. Dr. Amanda Rutter is the Emergency Medical Director at Burlington Emergency and Veterinary Specialists in Williston, Vermont, and since 1999, the hospital has been using cutting edge technology to help animals, and save lives. Widely regarded as one of the best hospitals in New England, the facility provides state-of-the art medical care to companion animals, including 24 hour emergency & critical care.
During her visit, Dr. Rutter discusses:
The capabilities of Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists, and the reasons the facility is widely regarded as one of the best in New England.
The importance of being prepared for a “Pet Emergency.”
Some of the common emergencies pets have.
How the types of emergencies may differ in different areas of the country.
How someone can begin preventing, or preparing for, pet emergencies.
Pet proofing your home - should you do it, and if so, how?
Having a pet first aid kit in your home.
The “ABC’s” of being prepared for pet accidents or emergencies.
Signs than a pet might need emergency care.
Pet first aid classes.
Amanda Rutter - DVM, Emergency Medical Director - Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists (BEVS)
200 Commerce Street
Williston, Vermont 05495
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