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Your Pet Has Bladder Stones?

My Pet Has Bladder Stones…Now What? Your pet has been diagnosed with bladder stones and needs surgery? We have performed many Cystotomies (surgery to remove pet bladder stones) here  at Helping Hands over the past seven years. One common cause of pet bladder stones is chronic, low grade urinary tract infections (UTIs). Another common cause… Read more »

Breakfast Time in RVA

You have traveled to Helping Hands for your pet’s surgery or dental care and think, “Where can I have breakfast in RVA?”. Well no worries friends, we’ve got you covered. After you have checked in, please stop by the lounge, say hello, grab a coffee and some information about what to do around town for… Read more »

Pet Friendly Hotel for Travelers

We now have a new pet friendly hotel that offers Helping Hands’ Clients (traveling to us for pet surgery) a very special rate! Candlewood Suites Richmond-West Broad at 2100 Dickens Road is just five miles from Helping Hands. They offer a very special rate of $89 (and waive the pet fee) to Helping Hands’ clients. They… Read more »

Osteosarcoma…One Dog’s Story

Osteosarcoma…one Dog’s Story Meet our friend Ozzy! We met Ozzy and his Dad last summer at the Richmond Vegetarian Festival. Dad sadly reported that Ozzy had been diagnosed with an osteosarcoma in his leg (an aggressive form of bone cancer) and he was going to have to euthanize his best buddy. We asked his dad… Read more »

RVA Burger Crawl – Part 1 (Boulevard Burger & Brew, Supper, The Betty on Davis & The Savory Grain)

We have so many clients come to Helping Hands Affordable Veterinary Surgery and Dental Care from outside of Richmond, and they keep asking about dining options. Increasingly, we are getting asked about burgers. Where should visitors go? We are on a mission to find the best burgers in Richmond and will blog about our adventures…. Read more »