|Posted on August 11, 2017 at 12:30 AM||comments (2)|
Managing Your Pet's Weight For Better Quality of Life
When a pet is overweight, it is not a question of if it will develop health issues, but how many and how soon. Your veterinarian can assess your pet's body condition, and help you determine the best approach to shedding any unnecessary pounds. Pet obesity has steadily risen, and now affects over 50% of dogs and cats.
Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2017 at 11:45 AM||comments (1)|
Help us help your pet!
How can you help your dog have a low-stress visit?
Most dogs don't mind going to a vet clinic for the first time, but unfortunately, repeated experiences of being handled by strangers and vaccinated can cause your dog to develop a fear of going to the vet. Some people may even avoid needed veterinary care or nail trims due to their dog's anxiety. Here are some tips on what you can do to make your dog's vet visits as stress-free a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 27, 2017 at 3:15 PM||comments (1)|
FIREWORKS SAFETY FOR YOUR PETS
As a thunderstorm approaches, many animals become frightened and anxious, and their first instinct is to try to escape from the noise. Dogs that respond in this way suffer from noise phobias and anxieties. Fireworks create the same type of fear response, which is why so many dogs end up lost, injured, or even dead during this time of the year. When...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 15, 2017 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Did you know June is National Pet Microchipping Month? A simple microchip can prevent your beloved pet from being lost forever. About 10 million pets get lost or are stolen each year. With so many pets going missing each year, we're happy to promote this annual campaign by offering $30 microchips during the month of June!
Unlike collars and tags, a microchip will not break, fall off, wear down, or be removed. Microchips are a permanent form of identification for your pet. Microchips als...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 7, 2016 at 2:45 PM||comments (1)|
During the Holidays schedules get filled with parties, shopping, outings, and snuggles by the fire over the Holidays. It’s often easy to forget about our loyal furry family members during this time. There are so many ways that you can warm their little hearts and make them feel special over the Holidays!
Many are familiar with the “Kong” toy. You know, that awesome blob of rubber that you can ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 17, 2016 at 10:30 AM||comments (0)|
Halloween is certainly a fun time for us and the kiddos. For our fur babies however it can be a little spooky. They are subjected to new sights and sounds, not to mention being dressed up. And don’t forget the temptation a bucket of candy can be. Here are some things to keep in mind.
It is not always easy to tell if your pet likes to be dressed up. For some it will be quite obvious, and if they don’t want it, don...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 1, 2016 at 12:25 AM||comments (1)|
In the Unites States, we are at a relatively safe vantage point in regards to rabies. We definitely have many cases that are brought to attention, however, we do not encounter as many cases as other countries; such as Africa or Asia. Therefore, it can be easy to argue that the rabies vaccination is not that important for inside only animals to get. THIS IS NOT TRUE! Rabies is a completely preventable viral disease!Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 16, 2016 at 12:25 AM||comments (0)|
Everyone loves treats, even your animals :)! There are so many different brands and types of treats it can be overwhelming... and lets be honest, do you really know what is in those treats?! As well as being unsure of all the ingredients, treats are pricy! Heres a few homemade treats that are made with pet-friendly ingredients and that are friendly to your wallet as well!
Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 1, 2016 at 1:10 PM||comments (1)|
Safe Plants for Your Pets
Plants are a beautiful addition to your house and outside area. They bring about a feeling a peacefulness and improve your air quality. However, when you have pets it is important to be mindful about which plants you select to bring into their environment. Although there are many toxic plants for your animal, there are also many plants that are harmless. Pet owners can have an array ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 23, 2016 at 5:00 PM||comments (0)|
Emergency Procedures for your pet!
It is important to know basic emergency protocols for your pet. It could save their life one day! However, please keep in mind that these are not a substitute for veterinary attention.
CALL US ANYTIME WE ARE HERE TO HELP!
Read Full Post »