5 Pet Halloween Hazards that Require Emergency Care

Halloween is typically full of enjoyable spooky situations but, sometimes, they go wrong, especially when pets are involved. Your curious four-legged friend may get up to no good during this frightening holiday and create a Halloween horror worthy of a top-rated Netflix spot. If your pet encounters an emergency situation this holiday, trust that your [...]

By |2020-10-23T19:37:47+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Surprising Things You May Not Know About Your Pet’s Veterinary Technicians

When your pet comes into the Pet Emergency Clinic and Referral Center, an entire team of experienced, compassionate veterinary professionals is on hand to give them the highest quality care. While our entire tight-knit group is composed of talented individuals, we’d like to highlight our veterinary technicians during National Veterinary Technician Week, which begins October [...]

By |2020-10-15T21:39:56+00:00October 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Obesity in Pets: Is Extra Weight Shortening Your Pet’s Life?

The draw of a chunky kitty or pudgy pooch is undeniable, but those extra pounds shouldn’t be adored. Additional weight on pets is as unhealthy for them as for you, and the excess poundage will likely shorten your pet’s life. Obesity in pets can lead to a slew of chronic conditions that can seriously harm [...]

5 Painful Conditions in Pets that Require Emergency Treatment

If your four-legged friend has pulled a muscle while chasing a ball or leaping after a feather wand, rushing them to an animal emergency hospital may not be necessary. However, if that same activity caused a fracture, your pet definitely needs prompt emergency care. Although you never want to see your pet in pain, some [...]

By |2020-09-24T19:44:14+00:00September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is My Pet’s Lump Cancerous? Common Benign Bumps on Pets

The dreaded “C” word—cancer—springs to every pet owner’s mind if they discover a lump or bump on their cherished companion. However, despite the common occurrence of cancer in cats and dogs as they live longer, an unusual bump on your pet is not always cause for concern. Before working yourself into a tizzy, schedule an [...]

By |2020-09-17T19:38:02+00:00September 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Boost Your Pet’s Fitness

Before starting out on any fitness adventure, you must always ensure you’re properly prepared. You’ve read countless reviews of running shoes, searched for heart monitors to calculate your calories burned, and meal-planned until you envisioned healthy recipes in your sleep. If you’re creating an intense workout or diet plan, you may also need to visit [...]

By |2020-09-13T21:03:43+00:00September 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heartworm Disease in Pets: Your Questions Answered

In Spokane County, 1 out of every 106 dogs tested is positive for heartworm disease—higher than the state average of 1 in 169 heartworm-positive dogs. Despite the severity of heartworm disease and how frequently the condition is diagnosed, many pet owners have only a basic knowledge of this serious disease. Our answers to commonly asked [...]

By |2020-09-05T21:22:38+00:00September 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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