A Tale of Terror: How to Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holiday Season

As we get older, we become wiser after learning from our mistakes. One mistake many pet owners make is including their furry companions in their holiday festivities, without thinking how to make the celebration pet-friendly. Although pets are part of the family and we want to include them, holiday hazards abound for our four-legged friends. [...]

By |2019-11-22T20:14:44+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cats Need Care, Too: The Importance of Regular Feline Wellness Visits

Braving the travel battle with your cat for her annual wellness visit with your veterinarian is on par with attempting to medicate a ninja cat. Bringing your dog to our hospital for routine care is likely simpler than handling your feisty feline, but cats need regular care, too. In fact, wellness visits are more important [...]

By |2019-08-13T17:30:56+00:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Allergies in Pets

Spring has sprung. For some people, that means itchy, watery, red eyes, as well as sniffling and sneezing. Pets can have allergies, too, but they show different symptoms that can be hard to spot. Here are some facts about allergies in pets and how you can help your furry friend this spring. Symptoms of allergies [...]

By |2019-04-23T18:24:30+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enrichment Tips and Tricks for Indoor Cats

As the owner of an indoor cat, it’s important to provide mental and physical stimulation—“enrichment”—for your feline friend. Here are a few ways to keep your cat happy, healthy, and on her toes. Food Natural hunters, cats enjoy searching for treats and food. Food-dispensing toys — When moved in the right ways, these toys release [...]

By |2019-03-08T21:08:55+00:00March 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Your Pet Needs Year-Round Heartworm Protection

Heartworm disease, a serious illness that affects dogs, cats, and other animals, is transmitted by mosquitoes that have picked up larval worms from infected dogs. When a mosquito carrying heartworm larvae bites another dog or cat, the worms are injected into that animal’s body, where they begin to make their way to the heart, lungs, [...]

By |2019-03-08T21:00:32+00:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments