Health Risks in Obese Dogs
An estimated 60% of cats and 56% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. There are many health risks and yet pet lovers often take overweight or obese dogs casually. But these dogs are at higher risk for many serious consequences.
Joint disease is one of the most…Read More
Healthy Treats for Dogs While Losing Weight
When a dog goes on a diet, it can be hard to reduce the amount of food in the bowl. But sometimes the hardest part is reducing the treats! Let’s look at some healthy treats for dogs while they’re losing weight. And some general tips for healthy snacking.
Every dog expects a…Read More
How to Put Your Dog on a Diet
The average American dog is overweight. Too many calories and not enough exercise can pack the pounds on our dogs just like it does to us. Large meals, lots of treats, unhealthy human foods and a sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity in our pets. Obesity is a serious health condition and leads to whole host of Read More
Boarding Your Pet During a Hurricane
Meteorologists are predicting an extremely active hurricane season this year. Many of our clients choose to board their pets with us during hurricanes in case they decide to evacuate. Some just want the peace of mind knowing their pets are safe in the event they sustain damage to their homes. We have a generator for power outages and hurricane…Read More
What happens when your pet has surgery?
So, what exactly happens when your pet has surgery? Dropping your pet off for a surgical procedure can be very stressful. Even though you trust your veterinarian, it’s not easy to hand your baby over and walk out the door. Sometimes, knowing exactly what’s happening can help ease some anxiety.
If you’ve ever wondered if you could express your dog’s anal glands at home, you came to the right place. If you have a small or medium sized dog, you’re probably well acquainted with having your pup’s anal glands expressed. But, a trip to the veterinarian isn’t always necessary. Some dogs are easily done by you at home….Read More