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Dr. Emily
Have you ever wondered...Do cows really have four stomachs? Why do cats sleep so much? What foods are safe for my pet to eat? If so, you have come to the right place!
Submit your animal-related questions to Bethel Veterinarian Dr. Emily Andersen by clicking below. Questions will be selected and answered by Dr. Andersen on an ongoing basis.
Disclaimer: The content of The Bethel Grapevine’s Ask the Vet blog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be treated as such. If you have a medical question about your pet, call or visit your veterinarian or a veterinary hospital.
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Whitlock's Restaurant

273 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801


Hollandia Nurseries

Farm and Nursery - 103 Old Hawleyville Road, Bethel, CT 06801

Hollandia Gift, Garden, & Home - 95 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801

Beyond Cabinets & Marble
Portofino Restaurant and Wine Bar

Portofino Restaurant and Wine Bar

213 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801

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Poetry Corner - Windows Open On A Summer Day
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Happy Mother's Day to my Mom who is an inspiration with her positive attitude and sense of humor. Love you MOM! Love, Hannah
Hannah Lipman
Happy Birthday, Alice Hutchinson, owner of Byrd's Books. She keeps us well read! Love Alice and her son Steve!
Shout out to Linda & Mark Andersen who hosted a spectacular virtual Scotty Fund Gala on December 5th. The feeling of love was all around! Incredible evening. Thank you for all you do for families in need.