What is Your Pet Trying to Tell You? A Guide to Animal Body Language

By |2019-04-10T15:19:14+00:00April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Animals vocalize by barking, growling, hissing, and meowing, but body language is their main form of communication. Because we don’t speak the same language as our furry friends, it’s often a challenge to decipher what they are trying to say. Pick up on clues your pet sends with her ears, eyes, tail, and posture, and [...]

Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Exotic Pet Ownership

By |2019-02-25T17:27:56+00:00February 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Owning an exotic pet can be a rewarding experience that affords family members the opportunity to learn about new and different species. Caring for a rabbit or lizard, however, is much different than walking a dog. Here are tips on caring for some common exotic pets. Rabbits If you’re looking for a cuddly exotic pet, [...]

The Lebanon Animal Hospital Promise: Reducing Your Pet’s Stress

By |2019-01-24T01:28:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Fear, anxiety, and stress are not only unpleasant, they have real effects on your pet’s health. Our hospital’s goal is to make your loving companion’s visit as low-stress as possible. Less stress for your pet means less stress for you, and that means everyone has a more positive experience.   Why is stress bad for [...]

In the Loop: New Medications Offered at Lebanon Animal Hospital

By |2018-11-29T01:15:26+00:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We can’t help it—we become giddy with excitement when new, innovative products hit the market. Geeking out and reading all about the studies and research on the most recent products to hit the market fills us with joy. We know that making solid, research-based decisions on which products to use in our hospital will help [...]

High-Tech Upgrades: New Equipment to Care for Your Pet

By |2019-01-09T06:08:26+00:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Here at Lebanon Animal Hospital, we’re learning new skills on the most up-to-date technology and equipment to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. Check out all the neat new tricks we have up our sleeves, offering top-notch diagnostic testing for your furry [...]

Bite Alert: Reading Your Pet’s Warning Signs

By |2018-08-30T01:49:14+00:00August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Pets and children can be the best of friends while growing up together, but sometimes what seems like fun playtime from the child’s perspective can be uncomfortable for the pet and can lead to potentially dire consequences. We’ve all seen the adorable pictures: cats dressed up in baby clothes and being pushed around in strollers, [...]

Keeping Kitties Cool: Preventing Heatstroke in Cats

By |2018-08-01T13:43:04+00:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Even though the dog days of summer may be upon us, our feline friends also need special summertime care to prevent heat exhaustion. Kitties tend to be a little more sensible than dogs when it comes to summertime safety. (Ever see an exuberant Lab know when to quit on a scorching day?) Games of fetch, [...]

Pets and Fleas: What’s Making Your Bed Go Thump in the Night?

By |2018-06-25T19:21:37+00:00June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Earthquake! is the thought that springs into your still-sleepy mind at 2 a.m. when your shaking bed startles you awake. And, although an earthquake would be bad enough, the reality of the situation might be worse. Flipping on the lights, you notice your sweet dog scratching and rubbing against the bed. His skin is red [...]

Pets and Allergies: What You Need to Know

By |2018-05-25T16:49:37+00:00May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Allergies: They can ruin any lovely spring day and consume you with a miserable array of sneezing, watery eyes, irritated skin, and more. And, while you might be able to pop your favorite over-the-counter antihistamine to relieve your allergy symptoms, your pet’s allergy symptoms might not be so easily handled.   That’s right—just like us, [...]

How to Protect Your Pet from Ticks

By |2018-04-25T14:41:06+00:00April 25th, 2018|Dog, pet safety, Uncategorized|

Considered a public health concern by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ticks are external parasites—arachnids that are related to spiders and mites—that live by feeding on the blood of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. There are more than 850 known tick species throughout the world; some are considered hard ticks and some [...]

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