BLOG ARTICLES & PET CARE RESOURCESOur experienced staff is committed to providing knowledge and answers to better care for your pets
Spring has Sprung but so has Pet Allergies
By Dr. Lindsay Laird It's that time of year again the flowers are blooming, the weather is warmer , people are sneezing, and pets are itching. Spring is definitely here and unfortunately that means allergy season has arrived as well. In people, seasonal allergies tend...
Happy National Train Your Dog Month
By Dr. Lindsay Laird Happy National Train Your Dog Month! Not aware that January is National Train Your Dog Month? It was started in 2010 to raise awareness about the importance of training and socialization for a pet’s well-being. It makes sense for it to be the...
Do you know what heartworm prevention really is?
By: Dr. Leslie Carr Every year I get the questions: “Do I need to keep my dog on Heartworm prevention through the winter?” “Do I need to keep my older dog on heartworm prevention?” “Does my cat need to be treated?” The short answer is yes. And, there are many reasons...
Ouch! That hurts. Pain in our pets.
By: Dr. Leslie Carr I recently attended a veterinary educational conference that focused on pain management in cats and dogs. There are many new studies completed and pending that support the benefits of managing pain in our pets. Chronic Pain Management in human...
Check the Chip Day – August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017 is National Check the Chip Day. This event has been created to focus on the importance of microchipping your pet and registering the microchip. Microchips don’t replace a tag and collar, but they can make all the difference when it comes to getting your pet back.
Beating the Heat: Protect your Pet in the Summer
The heat and humidity are here for the next few months! As you know when the thermometer reads 78 degrees, it just might feel like 92! Why is that? Temperature is multiplied by humidity creating what is called the heat index! How can this affect your pet?
BREAKING NEWS – CANINE INFLUENZA OUTBREAK.
Recently at a well-traveled dog show facility there was an outbreak of the Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) in the Southeast. The confirmed cases have been documented from Florida to Virginia, with the potential of coming even farther north.
More Purr, Less Panic
Did you know August 22 is “Take Your Cat to the Vet Day” So why am I telling you about this in June? Many cat owners panic at the thought of wrestling with their cat to get them in the carrier. Then the howling and possible soiling of the carrier during the car ride....