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 [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Valentine’s Day Pet Safety Tips

By |2017-08-15T20:40:59+00:00February 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with this holiday of love comes gifts, many of which include candies and flowers. The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline share some of the most common culprits of pet poisonings related to these well-intentioned gifts. “Unfortunately, some well-intentioned gifts of love can be toxic to your pets,” [...]

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