Dos and Don’ts for Ensuring Your Pet Has a Safe, Happy Halloween

#1: Do avoid trick-or-treater trouble by giving your pet a safe space in your home While Halloween visitors can be great fun for children and adults, they are often extra stressful for pets. Many dogs and cats are already coping with changes from the pandemic, ranging from people with face masks to family members being [...]

By |2020-10-21T16:57:37+00:00October 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heartworm Disease: What You Need to Know About This Pesky Parasite

Normally an active dog, Max has been slowing down. Instead of chasing the frisbee with abandon, he retrieves it half-heartedly. And, his appetite hasn’t been great recently. Concerned, Max’s family takes him to their veterinarian, and a quick test confirms he has heartworm disease. While the disease is treatable, treatment is difficult and time-consuming, and [...]

By |2020-10-14T19:55:13+00:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jog with Your Dog or Hit the Mat With Your Cat: Staying Active with Your Pet

COVID-19 may have made trips to the gym or workout classes more challenging, but the good news is that you have a four-legged fitness buddy waiting at home. Physical activity is a great way for people and pets to reduce stress, build endurance or muscle, and improve overall well-being. Whether you and your pet are [...]

By |2020-09-30T16:44:37+00:00April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a COHAT, and How Can It Help My Pet?

We may have recently recommended a comprehensive oral examination and treatment (COHAT) for your pet, but you don’t really understand what that entails. Meanwhile, your friend is raving about the anesthetic-free dental cleaning another veterinary clinic performed on her pet. You are trying to decide what is best for your beloved companion. Since 80% of [...]

By |2020-09-17T01:21:42+00:00February 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Steps to a Healthy Pet: An Overview of Wellness Care

While many pet owners think their furry friend needs to visit a veterinarian only when they’re ill or injured, routine wellness care can go a long way toward keeping them happy and healthy, and avoiding those more costly emergency visits. Many pet owners also believe wellness care consists of a few “shots,” but it encompasses [...]

By |2020-09-09T14:25:53+00:00January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working on Weight Management: Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, a staggering 59.5% of cats and 55.8% of dogs were classified as overweight or obese in 2018. Clearly, maintaining pets at an ideal weight is a big problem in the United States, yet one of the most important things you can do for your pet’s health and [...]

By |2019-12-22T18:35:00+00:00December 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Tis the Season for Pet Holiday Mishaps: 4 Seasonal Disasters

As the year winds down, your calendar is likely packed full of holiday celebrations. Holiday festivities bring opportunities for making memories, eating delicious treats, and decking the halls. While these can be fun activities for people, pets may not agree—except for the treat-eating part. Our furry friends can easily become stressed and anxious over the [...]

By |2019-12-22T18:23:43+00:00December 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy for Less

Three pairs of shoes, one leather sofa, and the latest Louis Vuitton purse: $5,500 Foreign body surgery after your Lab puppy swallows the laces from your newest pair of shoes: $3,000 Hospitalization for severe chocolate toxicity after your Lab puppy discovered your secret stash: $2,000 Cranial cruciate ligament surgery on both your Lab’s knees: $10,000 [...]

By |2020-09-02T19:30:19+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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