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Our Top Pet Health Tips for Autumn

Our Top Pet Health Tips for Autumn

It’s that time of year when foliage changes into beautiful golden hues.  The air is crisp and the temperature is less toasty.  It’s the season of football, frolicking in the leaves, and longer evenings. Unfortunately, while autumn is a dreamy season, it can be a dangerous time for our pets.  With a variable temperature, deadly health issues are at an all-time high.  Keep yo...

Pet Safety Tips – Back to School Safety Tips for Pets

Pet Safety Tips – Back to School Safety Tips for Pets

This pet safety tips article originally appeared on ASPCApro.org Each fall, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center notes a surge of back-to-school related pet poisonings, many of which involve kids’ backpacks and lunchboxes. Some dogs are very good at unzipping backpacks and lunchboxes and helping themselves to the contents inside. And after a long school day, many kids dump their stuff on ...

How to Find the Best Veterinarian for You and Your Pet

How to Find the Best Veterinarian for You and Your Pet

How to Find the Best Veterinarian in Naples, Florida Whether you’re transferring to another state, or you have recently added a brand-new companion, here is information you need to find a veterinarian that is right for you and your pet. Search for AAHA Accreditation It’s a great idea to pick an animal hospital that’s been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AA...

Senior Cats – Health Issues to Look for as they Get Older

Senior Cats – Health Issues to Look for as they Get Older

When you’ve been with your feline friend for as long as you can remember, it’s easy to forget that she may now be a senior. Yes, you read that right.  Your cat is no longer the sprightly little furball she once was. In fact, she is aging.  Once upon time cats were considered geriatrics at the age of eight.  But thanks to progress in veterinary care and cat nutrition, Senior Cat...

How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Safe this 4th of July

How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Safe this 4th of July

From fireworks to barbeques, all the things we humans enjoy about the Independence Day aren’t necessarily as much fun for our four-legged friends. While you may want to invite Rocky and Bailey to join in the festivities, check out these tips on 4th of July pet safety before making a decision. Loud noises and large crowds can be scary for animals, so fireworks aren’...

Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog

Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog

  We commonly worry when we uncover new lumps or bumps on our dog and we should be concerned. Any type of growth on your dog’s body is entitled to attention, particularly one that wasn’t there the last time you checked your animal. It is very easy to jump to horrible conclusions and sometimes the very fear of what it might be delays us in getting the information needed. Here is w...

Otitis In Dogs

Otitis In Dogs

What Is Otitis? Otitis is an inflammation of the ear caused by an infection.  It has two main types.  Otitis externa and otitis media. Otitis externa or outer ear infection is an inflammation of the external ear canal.  It is one of the most common issues vets deal with on a daily basis.  Clinical signs may include odor, pain upon manipulation of the ear, itching, redness, and ...

Intestinal Parasites and Worms Common to Cats

Intestinal Parasites and Worms Common to Cats

A cat’s digestive tract can host a number of intestinal parasites.  All cats will have acquired intestinal worms at some point. In fact, it is more unusual to have a cat that hasn’t been exposed to worms at all. How do cats get worms? Cats get worms by coming into contact with eggs or infected feces.  They step on feces and ingest them while grooming themselves.  Outdoor cats pr...

Dog Urinalysis: Your Dog Needs  This Simple Test Every Year

Dog Urinalysis: Your Dog Needs This Simple Test Every Year

When your dog is looking all fine, it does not necessarily mean that he is fine. We should understand that taking a simple test only once a year can prove to be very helpful for your dog’s health. Dog Urinalysis is a test which can sometimes help your doctor to find and cure an illness which has not even started to develop inside your dog. What Is a Canine Urinalysis? When food and liquids are i...

Veterinary Critical Care- Is it necessary?

Veterinary Critical Care- Is it necessary?

Veterinary critical care protects the health and well-being of both animals and people If you believe you do not need a veterinarian, reconsider. It is important to make sure your animals are healthy for the health and safety of everyone in your area. Make sure that you take care of your animals with excellent veterinary critical care. A great deal of individuals do not think that they need a vete...