Hill & Harbour Veterinary Center Blogs

We love educating our clients, that’s why we have curated and shared posts filled with helpful information regarding pet care.

Veterinary Blog

Check out the latest educational articles and tips from the Hill & Harbour Veterinary Center team!
Help Cool Your Pet in the Summer Heat

Help Cool Your Pet in the Summer Heat

Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, although high temperatures and humidity can make it uncomfortable for your pet. Help your furry pal beat the heat with the following tips to have a cool pet. Photo by Jack Geoghegan on...

read more
Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

3 Ways to Help Your New Shelter Cat Feel at Home June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, although welcoming a new cat into your home and family is an excellent idea any time of year. However, naturally, your new feline friend may be unsure and anxious...

read more
Hiking and Ticks

Hiking and Ticks

How to Tackle Ticks Safely When Hiking with Your Pet Nothing sends the creepy-crawlies up your spine more than spotting a tick prowling across your pet’s skin. When taking advantage of the beautiful summer weather to go hiking with your pet, help...

read more
Have You Gained a Furry Colleague Working From Home?

Have You Gained a Furry Colleague Working From Home?

3 Reasons Why Furry Colleagues Improve Your Mood While Working From Home Photo by Ruca Souza on Pexels.com Working remotely has become the new norm for many people. If you have settled into a new work-from-home routine, your four-legged family...

read more
National Chip Your Pet Month

National Chip Your Pet Month

3 Reasons Why Every Pet Owner Should Microchip Their Pet Photo by Dids on Pexels.com Is there any greater fear than the thought of losing your four-legged friend? No matter whether you live near a busy road, in the middle of a vast wilderness, or...

read more
Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

April Showers Bring Spring Skin Allergies in Pets As spring brings warmer weather and new growth, it also brings something morethreatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike and can cause a wide...

read more
Is Your Cat Stressed Out?

Is Your Cat Stressed Out?

Three Potential Signs of a Seriously Stressed Out Cat Cats are highly sensitive creatures, which means they don’t react well to change. Whether the disruption is minor, such as moving clocks ahead an hour and changing a routine. Or major, such as...

read more
How To Pack Your Pet’s First Aid Kit

How To Pack Your Pet’s First Aid Kit

It pays to be prepared. Learn how to pack your pet's first aid kit. Your furry pal is surrounded by hazards every day. Sometimes, these hazards can cause a life-threatening or fatal condition if not treated quickly enough, which is where pet first...

read more
Respect Your Cat’s Special Nature

Respect Your Cat’s Special Nature

Show your cat that you respect their special nature by following these 3 easy steps. On March 28, we celebrate Respect Your Cat Day. While proud felines typically demand our respect and unwavering devotion every day of the year, make it a point to...

read more
Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins

Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins

Are you aware of the most common pet toxins and what to do if your pet ingests one? Household toxins are a common source of pet poisoning, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom. However, potential hazards can lurk everywhere, including in your...

read more