How to Care for Your Pet At Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether you’re under a self-imposed or work-mandated quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re likely spending a lot of time at home. While your dog is overjoyed to have you nearby all day long, your cat may be less tolerant of interrupted naptime. Despite your pet’s excitement during social isolation practices, she will require changes to [...]

Can Alternative Therapies Help Your Pet?

Alternative, or complementary, medicine often embraces one key concept—a holistic approach, which takes the whole individual, and their weaknesses, into account when providing treatment. By understanding an individual’s weaknesses, problems can be prevented rather than cured.  While traditional western medicine frequently works well through medical management or surgical repair, alternative therapies complement these treatment methods, [...]

Your Questions Answered About COVID-19 and Your Pet

In these times of uncertainty, it’s natural to worry about your pet’s, and your family’s, health and safety. With the COVID-19 threat escalating, as more people fall ill around the world, a great deal of misinformation based on personal opinions is running rampant. To help separate the myths from the facts, we’ve answered pet owners’ [...]

Feline Infectious Peritonitis: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Cat

Cats can succumb to a variety of feline-specific illnesses, including feline leukemia virus (FeLV), feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), and feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). While FeLV and FIV are seen occasionally, usually in stray cats who have lived outdoors, FIP is, fortunately, relatively rare, because the disease is almost always fatal. What is feline infectious peritonitis? [...]

7 Ways to Help Ease Your Pet’s Anxiety During Veterinary Visits

Many pets become uneasy when they visit the veterinary clinic, whether it’s their regular family veterinarian or an animal emergency hospital. Odd smells, different noises, new pets, and different people all create stress and anxiety. Combine new surroundings with less-than-pleasant experiences, such as vaccinations, nail trims, or ear cleanings, and it’s no wonder that many [...]

How Preventative Care Can Keep Your Pet Out of Our Animal Emergency Hospital

Nothing is more beneficial to your pet’s health than visiting your family veterinarian for routine wellness care. Preventive care is the cornerstone of your pet’s good health and happiness, and is much more than vaccinations. Read the following story to see how annual or biannual veterinary visits are crucial to avoid stressful trips to our [...]

The 10 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Training Your Dog

While there are many viewpoints on dog training, pet owners make some common mistakes, whichever training technique they use. When training your pup to learn new skills, avoid the following 10 common mistakes. #1: You are inconsistent when teaching your pet acceptable behaviors Consistency is key when teaching your pet new behaviors. If your dog [...]

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