8 Tips for a Safe and Fun Howl-O-Ween

Halloween fun is just around the corner, but with Halloween comes some serious safety concerns for your four-legged family members. Adhering to certain guidelines will help your pets enjoy a safe, yet frightfully fun, Halloween night. Consider the following eight tips:  Tip #1: Don’t allow your pet access to candy Most Halloween treats are loaded [...]

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Anal Glands 101

Dog owners commonly complain about their pet’s fishy, noxious-smelling anal glands. You may witness some of the classic signs of anal gland discomfort in your pet, including scooting her hind end along your freshly cleaned carpet or incessant licking of the anal area. Or, you may simply recognize the offensive smell. Either way, anal gland [...]

Dogs and Kids: Tips for Creating Harmony and Preventing Bites

The bond between a young child and a pet is special. The valuable lessons a pet can teach a child should be cherished. Children who grow up with pets often benefit developmentally, as they have stronger self-esteem, stronger relationships, and learn responsibility. But, if a child and his pet are not properly trained on how [...]

Lyme Disease: Not Just for Humans Anymore

Lyme disease has been recognized since 1975, when an outbreak was documented in Lyme, Connecticut. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 30,000 cases per year are documented, making the disease the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States. This potentially devastating illness, known as a zoonotic disease because it [...]

Curiosity Killed the Cat: What You Need to Know About Common Pet Toxins

The curious nature of pets is one of their most endearing features, but it can frequently land them in a heap of trouble. Without hands, animals explore the world with their noses and mouths. Occasionally, our pets run across the wrong item, and investigation can lead to serious consequences. According to calls received by the [...]

The Dangers of Doggy (and Kitty) Breath

It’s the most wonderful time of year! No, not Christmas, but Pet Dental Health Month! All February long, we are celebrating fresh breath, pearly white teeth, and excellent oral health in our furry friends. There’s nothing our veterinary team loves more than removing large chunks of tartar to uncover the beautiful teeth hiding beneath. We [...]

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