5 Ways Your Pet Makes You a Better Person

By |2020-06-10T00:35:14+00:00June 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Your furry friend’s company entertains you, and warms your lap on a cold night, but pet ownership’s benefits go beyond simple joy and a personal space heater. Many studies have been performed on the health benefits of owning a cat or dog, and the perks you enjoy as a pet owner are almost limitless—including improved [...]

5 Common Pet Cancers and Their Warning Signs

By |2020-05-08T17:09:26+00:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Cancer—the word strikes worry and fear in the heart of any pet owner, when referring to their beloved companion. Fortunately for your furry friend, medicine has made tremendous advancements in cancer research, and a cancer diagnosis is not always an immediate death sentence, as in the past. With early detection and diagnosis, we can create [...]

Why You Should Consider Insurance For Your Pet

By |2020-03-06T18:20:07+00:00March 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

While no pet owner wants to envision their furry friends suffering from an unexpected illness or injury, that is an unfortunate reality for many. Emergency veterinary care not only causes undue emotional stress, but also can leave you financially strapped. Expected veterinary and other pet-related costs can add up, and result in a potentially significant [...]

Top 8 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in 2020

By |2020-01-17T20:30:18+00:00January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The start of a new year is a popular time to make resolutions and refocus on physical and mental health. It is also a great time to set similar goals for your pet. Our furry friends benefit greatly when we spend time attending to their physical and mental well-being. Consider these eight suggestions to keep [...]

5 Sneaky Signs Your Pet May Have Allergies, and How You Can Help

By |2019-05-17T02:11:12+00:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Spring has sprung, and the blooming trees and plants can cause allergies in pets, as well as people. However, signs can be hard to spot in dogs and cats. Here are five signs your dog could have allergies, and how you can help if she does. #1: Licking, chewing, and scratching While such behaviors for [...]

Don’t be a Victim: 10 Misconceptions About Heartworm Disease

By |2019-04-25T19:57:41+00:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Our veterinarians prescribe preventive medication and provide wellness recommendations because they want the absolute best for your pet, just like you do. However, there’s not enough time during your pet’s annual checkup for us to pass along all the information we would like. So, we present the following facts about heartworm disease to dispel some [...]

5 Reasons You Should Schedule a Dental Exam for Your Pet

By |2019-02-13T19:57:11+00:00February 13th, 2019|Dental Care, Uncategorized|

When was your pet’s last dental examination? If it’s been more than a year since the veterinarian has taken a good look in her mouth, it’s time to make an appointment. This year, begin a healthy routine for your furry friend and make February her annual dental check-up month. Here are five reasons regular dental [...]

4 Ways to Get Fit with Your Pet in 2019

By |2019-01-24T01:33:11+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It’s 2019, and you may have made some resolutions as the sparkling ball dropped and you toasted to a year of new possibilities. After weeks of holiday stress and overeating, it’s a good bet that your resolutions include diet and exercise. This year, why not take a different approach and include your pet in your [...]

Arthritis in Pets

By |2018-12-20T19:48:39+00:00December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Just like humans, many pets experience the aches and pains of arthritis. Although arthritis typically affects older animals, it can develop at any age, especially if a degenerative disease or an injury causes joint damage.   What is arthritis? Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease, is inflammation involving one or more of the [...]

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Safe Holiday Travels with Your Pet

By |2018-11-09T19:59:33+00:00November 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Can’t imagine celebrating the holidays without your furry friend by your side? Traveling with a pet can be an overwhelming experience. Even if you’re a seasoned pro, rules and regulations change all the time. Use the checklist below to make traveling with your four-legged companion a cinch. Up-to-date vaccinations—While it’s wonderful preventive care to keep [...]