How to Spot Dental Disease in Your Pet and What to Do About It

By |2021-02-26T04:38:00+00:00February 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|

You may think your pet’s daily dental chew is all they need for good oral health, until you notice your furry pal’s horrendous breath. How did that happen? Unfortunately, a dental chew is not enough to stave off oral bacteria and dental disease, except as part of a well-rounded oral care plan. Keep an eye [...]

Resolve to Make Your Pet’s Veterinary Visits Stress-free

By |2021-01-18T02:52:56+00:00January 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

As you scour the internet for healthy recipes, refill your super-sized glass of water, take a hard look at your finances, don workout clothes and actually exercise—or whatever else you need to do to achieve your New Year’s resolutions—don’t forget about your furry friend. Consider adding one more resolution—making veterinary visits stress-free for your pet—to [...]

10 Tips to Help Make Your Disabled Pet’s Life Easier

By |2020-12-31T03:50:49+00:00December 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Blind, deaf, and amputee pets may have disabilities, but they don’t slow down, and continue to enjoy life to its fullest. Although they may not realize they could use some help, you can make your disabled furry pal’s life much easier. Here are 10 ways to provide your blind, deaf, or amputee pet with extra [...]

Tips for Maintaining Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

By |2020-11-30T22:17:14+00:00November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Many of us show our love for our pets with snacks and treats, sometimes too many, and the wrong types. Sometimes we overfeed our pets at mealtimes simply because we are unclear how much to feed. Although pets may gain too much weight for a variety of reasons, the result is inevitably the same—an increased [...]

5 Tips to Help You Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy During the Pandemic

By |2020-05-06T17:13:15+00:00May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

While the family is cooped up at home, your day looks nothing like your normal routine, and everyone is likely feeling the effects, including your pet. Between homeschooling the kids, connecting to Zoom meetings, and making homemade masks out of bandanas, you can easily forget about your furry pal’s needs. But, she’s feeling the strain [...]

Signs of Cancer in Pets

By |2019-12-05T18:35:18+00:00December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Pets are diagnosed with cancer at roughly the same rate as people, so many animal lovers will likely experience the terrible heartbreak of losing a beloved companion to this dreadful disease. As in humans, many cancer types occur in pets. Cancer is not always a death sentence, however; if caught early enough, some cancers can [...]

Fleas in Pets: How to Detect, Treat, and Prevent

By |2019-07-23T17:28:53+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

The flea is a tiny, wingless, blood-sucking parasite that requires a warm-blooded host, such as a dog, a cat, or even a human—but don’t worry, because most fleas choose the warm, protective environment of an animal’s fur. The species most commonly found in dogs and cats is the Ctenocephalides felis. Fleas prefer an ambient temperature [...]

The Benefits of an AAHA-Accredited Veterinary Hospital

By |2019-06-20T16:48:51+00:00June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only organization providing accreditation to companion animal practices in the United States and Canada. Unlike human hospitals, animal hospitals do not need accreditation or to be held to strict professional standards to be in business, although most veterinary hospitals engage in best-medicine practices because of their code [...]

Is Your Pet Suffering from Osteoarthritis?

By |2019-05-17T01:48:58+00:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

As the most common form of arthritis in pets, osteoarthritis (OA) affects 25% of dogs. OA is often used interchangeably with arthritis, but it’s more complex than arthritis, which is simple joint inflammation. With OA, the cartilage in one or more joints slowly degenerates, accompanied by thickening and overgrowth of nearby bone. As the protective [...]

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