“We’re So Happy We Made the Change to Fort Street Vet and Dr. Banks”

Wendy, Mason & Sophie’s Story

“There’s never a doubt Sophie is getting the best possible care.” “We are new clients at Fort Street Veterinarian. We’ve been taking our English Mastiff puppy (Mason) and our black lab (Sophie) to Dr. Banks. I brought our Sophie to Dr. Banks because Sophie has been a complicated medical case with a few different health […]

Introducing Your New Online Pet Pharmacy!

Introducing…

Introducing Your New Online Pet Pharmacy! Fill Prescriptions, Buy Food & Pet Products Our Onsite Pharmacy at our clinic was created years ago to save you time and money on your pet’s prescriptions. However, it’s never been possible for us to clinically fulfill all the medicine and food we prescribe… until today. On our website, […]

Pug in Christmas lights

Holiday Threats to Your Pets: What’s Real, What’s Not

While there are dangers lurking for pets during the holiday season, some are greater than others, and some dangers have actually been exaggerated. So here’s the scoop on some holiday threats to your pets.   Dangerous Decorations & Decor Tinsel and Ribbon: Avoid tinsel. It’s downright tantalizing to cats, and if eaten by either a cat […]

Holiday Food Drive

Annual Holiday Food Drive Kicks Off

  One more reason we’re grateful this time of year is because so many of you help us help others by donating to our Annual Food Drive on behalf of the Open Door Mission. We try to show our appreciation, too, by discounting some of our services. From now until Christmas… Bring in 1 Nonperishable […]

What is Atopic Dermatitis?

What is Atopic Dermatitis?

Atopic Dermatitis is the second most common skin disease in dogs that we diagnose and it’s nasty stuff. This chronic, lifelong condition is associated with allergies and causes inflammation, rash and itchiness. It usually shows up within the first 3 years of a dog’s life and symptoms usually get worse over time. It can be […]

Does your poor pooch suffer from itchy skin?

Does your poor pooch suffer from itchy skin?
This new therapy can help!

At Fort Street Veterinarian, we’re constantly on alert for the latest, proven medications and treatments to help our patients. We’re pleased to announce that we now have a new therapy called CYTOPOINT™ to treat dogs of any age suffering from the itchy skin of Atopic Dermatitis.  (What is Atopic Dermatitis?) Just 1 simple injection works […]

Ick! Ticks!

Ick! Ticks!

Warm weather brings ticks and this summer may bring a bumper crop, say the experts. So here are some facts you should know: TICKS carry many diseases such as Lyme Disease & Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; both can infect pets & people. Illnesses from ticks can cause fever, anemia, paralysis, lameness & more. Infected pets […]

Dr. Christie Banks is ‘in the house’

Dr. Christie Banks ‘is in the house’

2016 was the best year yet for our clinic and 2017 is going gangbusters. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that another skilled and experienced veterinarian has joined our clinic, Dr. Christie Banks. Dr. Banks not only has expertise in general veterinary medical care but also has experience in veterinary dermatology, oncology, senior pet care […]