8 Summer Pet Safety Tips

By |2023-07-13T04:08:31+00:00July 12th, 2023|pet safety|

If you’re like us, you can’t wait for summer. Warm, long, sunny days are ideal for outdoor activities, gatherings, and patio meals and, naturally, we want to include our pets in the festivities. However, before you bring your pet along, consider some of summer’s safety risks to your pet’s health and wellbeing. The Lebanon Animal [...]

A Step-By-Step Guide to Removing a Tick from Your Pet

By |2023-06-05T01:24:37+00:00June 5th, 2023|lebanon animal hospital, pet safety|

Ticks become active anytime the temperature reaches 40 degrees. Peak activity is during spring and fall, but your pet is at risk for tick bites throughout the warmer seasons. Don’t let the threat of ticks stop you from enjoying the outdoors. The following information from the Lebanon Animal Hospital team will help you understand tick [...]

Emergency Preparedness for Your Pet

By |2023-09-29T04:14:52+00:00April 18th, 2023|lebanon animal hospital, pet safety|

Are you prepared for an emergency or natural disaster? If you are required to shelter in place or evacuate your home, you should have your family’s—including your pet’s—supplies ready to pack into your vehicle. Creating a plan ahead of time will allow you to act quickly, and help keep everyone calm and safe. Read our [...]

Playing It Safe: 7 Ways to Pet-Proof Your Home

By |2023-03-19T01:29:14+00:00March 19th, 2023|lebanon animal hospital, pet safety|

You may think your home is a relaxing haven away from the outside world—but for your unsuspecting pet, your home contains a multitude of dangers. Protect your furry pal from potential hazards in your home by scheduling a day to pet-proof each and every space, inside and out. Here are seven ways to get you [...]

A Pet Owner’s Guide to Heat Safety

By |2022-12-05T01:41:19+00:00July 15th, 2022|pet safety|

Pet owners know that high temperatures and humidity can be dangerous for their fur coat-wearing friends, but often do not realize that moderate weather can also be risky. With summer kicking into high gear, we want to ensure that your pet has fun outdoors, but remains safe and does not overheat. Follow our handy guide [...]

Three Pets and Their Different Heartworm Disease Experiences

By |2022-12-05T01:41:20+00:00April 1st, 2022|pet safety|

Heartworm disease is an insidious condition that can affect not only dogs and cats, but also any mammal, including people. Understanding how the disease is spread, and how the disease can harm your four-legged friend, is essential for best protecting your pet. Take a look at a few common scenarios that emphasize the importance of [...]

Is Your Pet’s Pancreas a Problem?

By |2022-12-05T01:41:22+00:00November 13th, 2021|pet safety|

The pancreas is a sneaky and sensitive organ that can make dogs and cats dangerously ill. While the healthy pancreas carries out essential processes for digestion and metabolism, an inflamed pancreas can trigger widespread inflammation and toxic self-destruction. Learn all you need to know about this little-known disease in Lebanon Animal Hospital’s guide to pancreatitis.  [...]

9 Weight Management Tips for Pet Owners

By |2022-12-05T01:41:22+00:00October 12th, 2021|pet safety|

Food is not love, but many pet owners express their feelings for their pet by providing excess food and treats. This habit has resulted in more than half of pets in the United States being overweight or obese. Our American Animal Hospital Association-accredited team at Lebanon Animal Hospital wants to help mitigate this problem, by [...]

The Pet Toxin Home Tour

By |2022-12-05T01:41:22+00:00August 13th, 2021|lebanon animal hospital, pet safety|

A home should be a safe and comfortable space—not hazardous to your furry friend. Unfortunately, the average home contains at least 62 toxic chemicals, and a pet’s natural curiosity and unique physiology increase their risk of exposure. Lebanon Animal Hospital wants to help you recognize potential toxins that could put your pet at risk with [...]

Fleas and Ticks are Tiny Pets. What’s the Big Deal?

By |2022-12-05T01:41:23+00:00June 24th, 2021|pet safety|

A diligent pet owner, you have your pets on a flea and tick prevention program recommended by the friendly staff at Lebanon Animal Hospital, and you dutifully purchase the products every 6 to 12 months. At the dog park, you are regarded as a Good Pet Owner. When your pet is due, you administer the [...]

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