News and Vet Pet Topic Articles

June 12, 2021

The Benefits of Owning a Cat

If you have thought about getting a cat, there’s good news. Cats not only make good friends, they are also good for you. The benefits of owning a cat might just convince you to adopt a new furry friend soon. Cats Are Good for You We […]
May 28, 2021

Why Eye Exams Are Important for Pets

We all know how important eyesight is for our health and well being. The same is true for our pets. While we recognize the importance of our pets’ eyesight, what can we do to keep their eyes healthy? Your Pet’s Eyesight Your pet relies on her […]
May 27, 2021

How to Keep Your Dog Safe at BBQs

It’s finally time to get outside and fire up the barbecue. With the sun shining, and conditions getting safer for small get-togethers, nothing beats a summer cookout. Another kind of safety to keep in mind when hosting a barbecue is keeping your pets out of harm’s […]
May 14, 2021

Why Your Pet Needs Tests

We hear about it all the time. When it comes to a lot of serious conditions like cancer, early detection is key to treatment and recovery. The same is true for your pet. If your pet develops a serious condition, finding it early will significantly help. […]
May 1, 2021

Why You Need to Pick up Dog Poop

Spring is an amazing time to get outside with your dog. You can get out and take in the sights and smells of the season while making up for the walks your veterinarian told you to take last winter. Each time you go out, make sure […]
April 20, 2021

How to Keep Your Dog Safe from Heartworm Disease

How to Keep Your Dog Safe from Heartworm Disease Heartworm disease is a serious but preventable condition. The American Heartworm Society estimates that over 1 million dogs in the United States have heartworm disease. Since it can be fatal, it is important to keep your dog […]
April 9, 2021
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How to Keep Your Dog Fit

April is canine fitness month, and it’s the perfect time to work on your dog’s health and wellness. The warming spring weather gives us the opportunity to get outside more often and give your dog the exercise that is key to staying healthy and fit. To […]
March 29, 2021

How to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Dog Park

How to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Dog Park Spring is the ideal time to start getting outside more with your dog. You can enjoy the warming weather and get some outdoor exercise. If you have one nearby, you can take your outdoor fun to […]
March 20, 2021

Basic Care Tips for Your Poultry

Basic Care Tips for Your Poultry Raising birds is a fast-growing pastime, and people are going beyond cats and dogs to include poultry in their households. Raising chickens, parrots, and other poultry is a great way to expand your animal horizons. If you have chickens, you […]
March 13, 2021

How to Prevent Pet Poisoning

How to Prevent Pet Poisoning Keeping your pets safe is one of the biggest responsibilities of a pet owner. One of the biggest dangers for our pets can be the homes where they live. There are many things lying around the house that are dangerous for […]
February 28, 2021

How to Protect Your Pet from Being Stolen

How to Protect Your Pet from Being Stolen Recent news events have shed light on one of the most terrible things that can happen to a pet owner–pet theft. If you have never experienced it, you might be surprised to know that around 2 million pets […]
February 20, 2021

Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet Spaying or neutering your pet has more benefits than just keeping unplanned litters from being born. In addition to helping control pet populations, spaying or neutering has a lot of health benefits for your pet, including living longer. […]
February 10, 2021

Why Dental Care is Important for Your Pet

Why Dental Care is Important for Your Pet Let’s face it. Nobody likes going to the dentist. It can be uncomfortable, we feel vulnerable sitting there with our mouth open while someone works on our teeth, and we definitely don’t like getting bad news about our […]
January 30, 2021

When to Take Your Pet for Emergency Care

When to Take Your Pet for Emergency Care Taking your pet for emergency care is one of those things that we don’t want to think about. It’s a scary thought knowing that your pet could be in danger. Fortunately, we have skilled professionals who know what […]
January 25, 2021

Benefits of Training Your Dog

Benefits of Training Your Dog When we think of dog training or obedience school, images of horribly behaved pets might come to mind. You might think it’s only for canines with aggressive personalities or those who have committed some sort of offense. In reality, every dog […]
January 15, 2021

Walk Your Pet this Month

Did you know that January is Walk Your Pet Month? While it might seem like an awfully cold time of year for such a thing, it’s a great way to get your New Year’s resolutions off to a strong start. Walking your pet is something you […]
December 22, 2020

Tips for Setting New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pets

Tips for Setting New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pets It’s always a good time to try to improve yourself. The new year offers a time that many of us choose to set goals that we work on during the months ahead. One part of […]
December 12, 2020

How to Keep Your Cat Healthy

How to Keep Your Cat Healthy Cats make great pets. They are each so unique and so different from other types of pets. While we tend to think of cats as independent and not needing as much attention, we still need to make sure we do […]
November 26, 2020

How to Make Sure Your Pets Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

How to Make Sure Your Pets Stay Healthy this Holiday Season The Holidays are a wonderful time for celebration. We look forward to this time of year, and making it special is what it’s all about. Even in difficult years, or perhaps especially during difficult years, […]
November 20, 2020

How to Keep Up with Your Dog’s Grooming as the Weather Gets Cold

How to Keep Up with Your Dog’s Grooming as the Weather Gets Cold Many of us tend to think that dog care, especially grooming, gets easier in the colder months. Just let that coat grow out to keep him nice and warm. While that can be […]
November 1, 2020

How to Welcome Your New Rescue

How to Welcome Your New Rescue Rescuing a pet is a great way to add to your family and to make a difference for an animal in need of a second chance. It’s an exciting time for you, and a potentially anxious time for your pet. […]
October 21, 2020

Why You Need to Keep Sweets Away from Pets

Why You Need to Keep Sweets Away from Pets It’s that time of year again. That time when sweets seem to be everywhere. We buy them, get them from friends and neighbors, and see them around every corner. While sweets can be a real problem for […]
October 10, 2020

Why Pet Wellness Exams are So Important

Why Pet Wellness Exams are So Important Just like you, your pet can benefit from regular checkups with the doctor. Even if your pet is young and seems healthy, taking her to the veterinarian on a regular basis is important for keeping her healthy for years […]
September 27, 2020

How to Keep Your Dog’s Ears Healthy

How to Keep Your Dog’s Ears Healthy There’s a good chance you have noticed your dog scratching at his ears at one time or another. Sometimes, it’s just an itch. Other times, it can be something more serious and persistent. Dogs have sensitive and complex ears. […]
September 22, 2020

What You Need to Know About Your Exotic Pet

What You Need to Know About Your Exotic Pet For many of us, pet ownership means a dog, a cat, or even both. Others like to get more adventurous and decide to invite an exotic pet into their home. Definitions might vary, but an exotic pet […]
September 3, 2020

How to Stop Loving Your Pet to Death

How to Stop Loving Your Pet to Death We all want to show our pets how much we love them. One of the easier and most common ways to do that is to give them treats. This simple loving gesture, though, can have major consequences if […]
September 1, 2020

Should You Feed Your Pet Vegetables?

Should You Feed Your Pet Vegetables? People are always told to eat their vegetables. But what about your pet? Should you give veggies to your pets? It’s not necessary, but it’s not necessarily bad either. A Healthy Treat The first thing to know is that your […]
August 18, 2020

How to Keep Your Pet Hydrated

How to Keep Your Pet Hydrated Your pet needs plenty of water during the hot summer months. Proper hydration is something every pet owner should understand, and these tips will help you make sure your pets get what they need. Know What Dehydration Looks Like The […]
August 5, 2020

How to Keep Your Pet Safe when Traveling

How to Keep Your Pet Safe when Traveling Taking your pet with you in the car can be a lot of fun. You get to spend more time together and even see some sights if you’re going on a road trip. Of course, there are some […]
July 29, 2020

How to Protect Your Pet from Snakebites

How to Protect Your Pet from Snakebites Getting out in the summer sun is much more enjoyable when we’re safe. Safety precautions we tend to think about for our pets involve protecting them from the heat, but there’s something else to keep in mind. Snakebites. Rattlesnakes […]
July 16, 2020

How to Keep Your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat

How to Keep Your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat Summer is all about enjoying the sun and keeping cool. The second part of that equation is especially important for your pets. While getting out and making the most of summer is one of the most […]
June 11, 2018
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8 Tips for Gardening with Your Dog

8 Tips for Gardening with Your Dog Spending time outside in the garden is wonderful for your health. It is good exercise and therapeutic, too. Gardening is a great way to enjoy the summer sun without exerting yourself in the heat. It is also a fun […]
May 26, 2018
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Keeping an Eye on Your Dog’s Vision

Keeping an Eye on Your Dog’s Vision When it comes to your dog’s health, you need to keep a good eye out so you can notice any changes that develop over time to make sure your dog’s eyes are in good shape. Eye conditions can develop […]
May 26, 2018
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Your Pet’s Allergies

Your Pet’s Allergies If you have been sneezing and blowing your nose this spring, you know what it’s like to deal with seasonal allergies. But what about your pet? When we think of pets and allergies, we often think of our reaction to them. Pet dander, […]
May 25, 2018
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7 Ways to Show Kindness to Animals

7 Ways to Show Kindness to Animals It is always a good time to show kindness to animals, and the month of May is a good reminder to find ways to offer a little extra love to the furry (and feathery and scaly) ones around us. […]
May 21, 2018
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A Simple Guide to Your New Dog Walking Routine

A Simple Guide to Your New Dog Walking Routine Now that the warm weather is settling in, it is time to think about that one thing you know you should be doing with your dog—taking walks. Regularly. It might have been a New Year’s resolution way […]
April 21, 2018
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Know Which Plants are Dangerous for your Pets

Know Which Plants are Dangerous for your Pets The gardener in you has been waiting for this for a long time. Spring time is planting time, and those April showers will bring along…poison for your pets? Hopefully not, of course, but before you start planting your […]
April 14, 2018
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What You Need to Know about Heartworm

What You Need to Know about Heartworm As a pet owner, you have probably heard of heartworm. Yet while the term is familiar, the specifics might not be. It is important for all pet owners, especially dog owners, to learn more about heartworm, its effects, how […]
March 26, 2018
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Pet Poison Prevention Tips

Pet Poison Prevention Tips Keeping your pet safe is priority one for pet owners. We take time to remember some important tips during March, which is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month. It can be hard to keep track of what is dangerous for pets. Here are […]
March 26, 2018
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Tips for Your New Puppy

 Tips for Your New Puppy Spring is a great time to welcome new life, and what’s more fun than a new puppy! The energy and cuteness of your new family member will add excitement to your home. She will also add a few complications along the […]
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