Holiday Pet Safety Tips

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00December 15th, 2016|Holiday Safety|

The holiday season is upon us, and many pet parents plan to include their furry companions in the festivities. As you gear up for the holidays, it is important to try to keep your pet’s eating and exercise habits as close to their normal routine as possible. Also, please be sure to steer pets clear [...]

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00November 14th, 2015|Holiday Safety, lebanon animal hospital|

‘Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink. Check out the following tips from ASPCA experts for a fulfilling Thanksgiving that [...]

Halloween Safety Tips

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00October 27th, 2015|pet safety|

Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost the spookiest night of the year! The ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet saying “trick or treat!” all the way to November 1. 1. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in [...]

Halloween Dangers to Dogs & Cats

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00October 27th, 2015|pet safety|

During the week of Halloween, calls to the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline increase by 12 percent, making it the call center’s busiest time of year.   “Each year we experience a sharp increase in calls around Halloween, especially during the weekends surrounding the holiday,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, assistant director at Pet Poison Helpline. “Most often, [...]

Zoonotic Diseases

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00September 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In 64 million American household’s pets are a source of joy and perhaps even the key to longer, healthier lives. However, pet-owning households with young children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems need to be aware that their animals can play host to disease-causing microorganisms. Humans are not likely to catch a disease [...]

Meet Our Newest Doctor, Dr. Brown!

By |2017-08-15T21:22:46+00:00September 15th, 2015|Dog, Dr. Brown, News, Veterinarian|

Dr. Kelley Brown was born and raised in the small town of Fayetteville, TN, just an hour and a half south of Nashville. She is the oldest of four children and grew up on a large family farm with several family dogs, cats, beef cattle, and horses. Dr. Brown’s favorite past-time growing up was basketball, [...]

Time to Clean Your Pet’s Ears?

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00September 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Veterinarians see a lot of patients with ear infections. In fact, it’s the second most common reason for a client visit, according to pet health insurer, VPI Pet Insurance. With ear problems prompting so many trips to the vet, should ear cleaning be a necessary part of grooming your pet? Generally, cleaning a dog’s ears [...]

Pets, Parasites, and People

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dogs and cats are not just pets. They are treated like members of the family. And like any member of your family, it’s important to keep your companion animal healthy and free of parasites. It is fairly common for a dog or cat to become infected with an internal or external parasite at some point [...]

Make Sure They Can Get Home: Check Your Pet’s Microchip

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00August 18th, 2015|lebanon animal hospital, pet safety|

Is your pet’s microchip up-to-date? If your pet were lost, would an animal hospital or shelter be able to contact you once your pet was found? It’s important to get your pet microchipped; but it’s just as important to make sure that microchip contains the correct information in order for your four-legged friend to get [...]

Dogs Can Eat the Strangest Things!!

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00April 28th, 2015|canine|

Buster loves to play and is very curious. He managed to get hold of a couple of disposable shop towels and had swallowed them before his owner could get them away from him. His owners brought him in as soon as it happened. Since it had happened so quickly, we were able to sedate Buster [...]

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