Mar 07 2016

September 2015 Newsletter!

THE LATEST AND GREATEST FROM EAH

  • Thank you! Because of your generosity, we received hundreds of dollars in Back-to-School donations during the month of August. These donations are being delivered to the Children’s Attention Home here in Rock Hill, helping our community children in need get a strong start to the school year. Thank you!
  • Follow us on Instagram and see if your pet is our #EAHCamperOfTheDay at while boarding at #CampEbenezer!
  • We will be closed September 6th and 7th in observance of Labor Day.  Have a great day, be safe, and remember to keep your pets far away from fireworks! If you have an emergency with your pet, please call Carolina Veterinary Specialists and Animal Emergency at 704.504.9608 
  • September is Happy Cat Month! To celebrate, we are offering a FREE dose of REVOLUTION for every cat we see for an exam in September! See below for what this means and how it will benefit your kitty!
  • September 13th is National Pet Memorial Day. While we are lucky to have amazing furry family members in our lives now, many of us have lost some as well. Need someone to talk to? The Agape Hospice Group in Rock Hill offers a monthly Pet Grief Support Group. For more information, contact Ronnie Duncan at 803.329.4544 or rduncan@agapesenior.com. Want to share memories about your lost pets? Please follow us on Facebook and join in our remembrances on September 13th!
  • September 28th is World Rabies Day!  Rabies remains a major concern worldwide, killing more than 55,000 people every year. In the United States, one to two people die annually, and there were more than 6,000 reported cases of animal rabies in the U.S. in 2012.
    • World Rabies Day was officially launched in 2007, and aims to raise awareness about the public health impact of human and animal rabies.
    • What can YOU do? Vaccinate your animals and keep them away from wildlife that can spread the disease. Rabies is 100% preventable. According to Dr. Charles Rupprecht, chief of the rabies program at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Your local veterinarian plays a key role in controlling rabies.”  – That’s us here at EAH! Please ensure your pet is up to date on it’s rabies and other vaccines. Not sure? Visit your Pet’s Portal on our website here or give us a call at 803.366.1950. 
    • Would you like more information on rabies? Check out these articles about rabies in dogs and cats
  • Celebrate Surgery Month in October with 10% off all surgical procedures and dentals! From spays and neuters to dentals and mass removals and everything in between – enjoy 10% off on procedures performed during October! Call or email and schedule today!
September is Happy Cat Month! Get your cat a FREE dose of Revolution with an exam – a $27 value!!!

To celebrate Happy Cat Month, during the month of September we are offering a FREE dose of REVOLUTION for all cats that are seen by one of our doctors for an examination! Statistically, cats are the most common household pet. However, they are much less likely to be seen reguraly by a veterinarian, as there are misconceptions that they do not need regular veterinary care like some other pets. This is not the case! In fact, cats are masters of deception, and often do not tell us there is a problem until it is too late. Routine exams are vital to making sure your cat stays healthy!

As such, we are offering a FREE dose of Revolution for all cats seen for an exam during September – this is a $27 value at no charge to you! Revolution is a topical that is applied directly to the skin of your kitty once a month and serves to prevent heartworms (yes- cats get heartworms too!), and also protects your cat against fleas, ear mites, hookworms and roundworms – all things you definitely don’t want your cat to get!!

It’s vital to have your kitty seen by the vet at least once a year, so we are happy to help keep your kitty healthy!

Upcoming EAH Community Projects and Events!

September 26th

Humane Society of York County’s “Dog Gone Good Time Festival”

Join Team EAH at Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill from 10a-2p for a great time while helping the HSYC! There will be a dog walk, lots of great vendors, and EAH will once again be a “Pick of the Litter” sponsor of the event and will also be hosting a microchip clinic!  This event is a great opportunity for you and your pup to have a great time outdoors in beautiful Carolina fall weather while ultimately benefiting a great cause! Find more info on the event here!

October 26th-31st

2nd Annual Howl-o-ween Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treating at EAH!

What will your pet wear for Howl-o-ween? Get the costumes ready and come by the last week in October for a yummy treat and the opportunity to win 6 months of flea and tick medication! Whether the costumes are adorable or scary… clever or silly… We love when animals can dress up and have a good time! 🙂

Pickle was our 2014 Howl-o-ween costume contest winner!

November 1st- 21st

Human and Pet Food Drive

We have so much to be thankful for, and we hope you do too. This November, we are gathering donations for needy families and animals in our area, with donations going to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Non-perishable food donations for both people and animals will be accepted for the first three weeks of the month, before going to members of the community in time for Thanksgiving!

Please consider coming by and making a donation to help support animals and their humans in our area. 

EAH Highlighted Staff Member – Dhani!

Say hello to Dhani! Dhani returned to the  EAH Team in June of 2013, after working with us from 1998-2000. We are glad to have him as one of our Veterinarian Technician/Assistants! Dhani is a Rock Hill native and always seems to know everyone in town!

Dhani has two beautiful kids who keep him very, very busy! His daughter, Skye, is 14 and she just started high school at SouthPointe (her main concern with high school so far is how long the hallways are! :)) His son, Jadarian, is 4 and just started his 4k program. Dhani is also kept busy by his five dogs – Sage, Cindy, Bobo, Ranger, and Buck!

When he’s not working, playing with his dogs, or keeping up with his children, Dhani is a sports fanatic! He loves playing basketball and football, and cheering for Michigan State (basketball) and The University of South Carolina (football)! He also enjoys deep sea fishing and reading – mystery and suspense novels (his favorite author is James Patterson). 

Next time you are in the hospital, please make sure to say Hi to Dhani!

 

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