Summer Pet Hazards and How to Avoid Them

By |2019-06-16T16:52:15+00:00June 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Everyone looks forward to summer, with its long sunny days, bathing suits, barbecues, and other fun activities. However, while fun in the sun may be the name of the game for people, the summer sun can be hazardous for pets. Because they can’t deal with heat as well as people, pets are at risk of [...]

Growing Up Best Friends: Safe Games for Pets and Kids

By |2019-05-22T02:44:14+00:00June 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Pets and children are often inseparable. Unfortunately, children sometimes don’t interact with their pets in safe ways, which can cause pets to bite or scratch. Children, especially those under 10 years old, are the most common dog-bite victims and are more likely to be severely injured. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, [...]

10 Facts You Need to Know About Heartworm Disease to Protect Your Pet

By |2019-05-22T02:02:02+00:00June 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Heartworm disease is such a complex, ever-changing condition, the American Heartworm Society holds a symposium every three years to keep veterinarians up-to-date. The best way to protect your pet is to understand the transmission, prevention, and treatment of this life-threatening condition. Here are 10 facts to help you keep your pet safe: 1: There is [...]

How to Protect Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks

By |2019-05-21T19:26:34+00:00May 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Fleas What are fleas? Fleas are tiny insects that feed on blood. There are many flea species, but Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea, typically affects dogs and cats. Fleas are brown, and have six powerful legs that allow them to jump long distances onto a host.   How can fleas harm my pet? When fleas [...]

More than Just a Checkup: The Importance of Pet Wellness Visits

By |2019-05-18T18:38:48+00:00May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

You’ve received another postcard saying it’s time for your senior cat’s biannual veterinary visit. You trashed last month’s card, because there was nothing wrong with your pet and you didn’t think she needed an exam. But this time, your cat isn’t feeling the best, so you make an appointment. At our clinic, you tell us [...]

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