Heartworm Disease

April is Heartworm Disease Awareness Month. Is Your Pet Protected? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that affects pets, particularly dogs and cats. However, it is nearly 100% preventable! This disease is caused by a parasitic worm called Dirofilaria immitis, which is transmitted by mosquitoes. Heartworm disease can be a silent killerContinue reading “Heartworm Disease”

National Cat Health Month

Read these tips for keeping your kitty in tip top shape during National Cat Health Month and year round! 🐈 Take your cat for an annual wellness exam for optimal health An annual checkup is one of the most important things you can do for your cat’s health. These annual visits allow your veterinarian toContinue reading “National Cat Health Month”

Your Pet’s Dental Procedure

Know What to Expect at Your Pet’s Next Dental Procedure A pet dental procedure is a common and routine procedure for many pets. During the procedure, your pet’s teeth will be cleaned and evaluated by a veterinarian. This may include scaling, polishing, and removing any tartar or plaque buildup. Your pet may also receive aContinue reading “Your Pet’s Dental Procedure”

National Walk Your Pet Month

Get outside every day in January for National Walk Your Pet Month There is a reason that January, the coldest month of the year for those of us in the North, was designated National Walk Your Pet Month! It serves as a reminder that getting yourself and your pet outside every day is super importantContinue reading “National Walk Your Pet Month”

Cold Weather Pet Care

Follow these tips to keep your pets safe during the cold winter months You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets’ health? Follow these tips from the AVMA to keep your pets safe during coldContinue reading “Cold Weather Pet Care”

Holiday Pet Hazards and Prevention

5 Holiday Hazards That Can Harm Your Pet As the year draws to a close, holiday celebrations are still in full swing. But the additional activity and stress present the perfect opportunity for your pet to get into trouble, so keep an eye out for the following holiday pet hazards. Delicious food is dangerous forContinue reading “Holiday Pet Hazards and Prevention”

Indoor Enrichment for Pets

How to Have Fun with Your Pet This Winter When the weather outside becomes too cold and snowy, it can be tough to find ways toentertain your pet indoors. Spice up their exercise routine with the following fun interactive indoor enrichment games and toys to help your pet beat the winter blues. Create a wishContinue reading “Indoor Enrichment for Pets”

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

How to Prepare a Pet-Safe Thanksgiving Feast An overloaded table filled with your favorite dishes is one of Thanksgiving’s highlights. While you are drooling over a heaping plate, so is your pet. However, many popular Thanksgiving foods are dangerous for pets. Follow these Thanksgiving safety tips, and let your pet join the feast by preparingContinue reading “Thanksgiving Safety Tips”

Halloween Safety Tips

5 Pet Safety Tips to Take the Horror Out of Halloween As October 31 approaches, you may be planning all sorts of spooky activities to celebrate Halloween. If you include your pet in the festivities, ensure you do so safely by following our team’s top five Halloween pet safety tips. 1: Avoid sharing candy bagsContinue reading “Halloween Safety Tips”

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

How to Evaluate Your Pet’s Body Condition Score National Pet Obesity Awareness Day falls on October 12, but you should pay attention to your pet’s weight all year long. More than half of the nation’s cats and dogs are considered overweight or obese, which can lead to serious health issues. Overweight pets are at anContinue reading “National Pet Obesity Awareness Day”