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  • 3 Medical Issues To Watch For In Your Dog

    Your dog becomes part of the family, and they grow with you and with your family as well. If your dog is ill or not feeling like themselves, it's important to get them to the veterinarian for a checkup to ensure there isn't anything seriously wrong with them. If you aren't exactly sure what you should be watching out for, read on for a few signs that may indicate a medical problem for your furry pal. [Read More]

  • Does Your Chinchilla Need To See The Vet?

    Most people are well aware that their dogs and cats need vet care, but when you get a smaller, caged pet, their veterinary care requirements can seem a little ambiguous. But rest assured — your chinchilla can and should see the veterinarian. Their small size and the fact that they spend most of their time in the cage does not preclude them from illness or make preventative vet care any less essential. [Read More]

  • Understanding Ringworm In Cats

    Ringworm is a common issue cats face. Unfortunately, many people can also get ringworm from cats. Veterinarian clinics have a lot of experience handling ringworm. This condition is a fungal infection that grows under the skin and looks like a raised ring when it appears. Do you suspect that your cat might have ringworm? Pay close attention to this condition with the answers to these questions. What Does Ringworm Look Like? [Read More]

  • Basic Paw Care For Your Puppy

    When you get a new dog, you face a learning curve when it comes to meeting all their needs. Puppies need training and guidance, but you also learn the foundational pet care practices that will keep your dog healthy throughout life. In particular, you'll learn how to care for their ears, feet, and coat. Learn more about healthy paw care for your puppy. Check for ticks and other irritants Each day during your grooming practice, check your puppy's paws. [Read More]

  • What To Expect When You Take Your Dog To An Emergency Animal Hospital

    For most people, their dogs become beloved members of their family, so it can be quite alarming and stressful when they suddenly become ill or are injured. During normal business hours, you can contact your dog's normal veterinarian for a same-day appointment. However, illness and injury can often occur outside of normal business hours. Luckily, most cities and metro areas have multiple emergency animal hospitals to assist owners and their dogs when care is needed right away. [Read More]

  • Bringing A New Puppy Home? Why It Needs To Have Its Own Bed

    If you're about to bring a new puppy home, you'll want to invest in supplies. One supply that you might forget is the bed. Many people fail to provide the one item that puppies need most of all. In fact, grown dogs need them as well. You might think that your puppy doesn't need a bed. But, that's not the case. Here are four important reasons why your puppy needs a bed. [Read More]

  • How to Protect Your Cat from Coronavirus

    Initially, there was little evidence that other species could catch the coronavirus as humans can, but unfortunately, it's now been shown that cats can get sick with it, too. If you're wondering how you can protect your cat from this condition, here's what you should know and do. How Cats Get It So far, it seems like cats can catch the coronavirus in one of two ways: from humans infected with it and other cats infected with it. [Read More]

  • What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Pup from Parvo

    If you recently acquired a puppy, you undoubtedly want your new pet to live a long, healthy, and happy life. Unfortunately, puppies sometimes lose their lives to diseases such as Parvo before their first birthday. Although you should get your puppy vaccinated as soon as possible, it's important to realize that you should nonetheless take certain additional precautions. Vaccines do not provider immediate immunity — full protection may take as long as two weeks from the time of the vaccine, and your dog will have to one booster four weeks after the initial vaccine and an annual booster shot after that. [Read More]

  • Veterinarian Hospital Vs. Clinic. Where Should You Take Your Pet?

    The health and welfare of your pet is your number one priority. When they get sick or need specialized treatment, it may be hard to decide who to call first, your local vet or a veterinarian hospital. So, what's really the difference? Here are a few examples and also an overview of some of the services they both offer. This should make your decision a little bit easier.  Checkups and General Medicine [Read More]

  • Worried About Boarding A Nervous Dog? 3 Tips To Have A Good Experience

    Bringing your dog to a boarding kennel can come with some extra challenges when your dog gets especially nervous in new settings or simply in the setting of a boarding facility. While there's a lot you can do to make sure that your dog is comfortable by wearing them down before getting dropped off, there's a lot of extra things you can do to make sure that your dog is likely to have a good experience instead of feeling especially nervous while you're gone. [Read More]