Swimming Safety for Dogs
Not all dogs are naturally good swimmers. Especially if Lassie has underlying health problems, such as heart disease or obesity. Never leave your dog unsupervised near water. Consider getting your dog a life jacket. If Lassie falls off of the boat (perhaps getting injured in the process), or is tired or cold from choppy water or swimming all day, a life…Read More
Fourth of July Pet Safety
Holidays are always fun, especially when our pets can enjoy the day with us. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind so your pet can have fun with you and not ruin your day with a trip to the doctor.
Never leave alcoholic drinks where pets can get to them.
Alcohol is poisonous to pets. Giving your pet a taste…Read More
Dr. Budd Had Her Baby!
Dr. Budd FINALLY had the baby! His name is Henry Weston. He was born on April 21st at 8:09 by C-section. Henry was 7 pounds 2 ounces and 20 inches long. Mom and baby are both at home and doing great. We are in touch with her by text and phone almost daily, sometimes several times a day, and she was in…Read More
Treating Emma’s Polycythemia
What is primary absolute polycythemia?
Primary absolute polycythemia is a chronic bone marrow disorder that leads to the overproduction of red blood cells. Basically, the blood becomes too thick, because the solid components are elevated while the fluid component remains relatively normal. Primary absolute polycythemia is uncommon in cats and…Read More
how to trim your cat’s nails
Most cat owners are afraid of trimming their cats nails. You don’t need to be. It’s a very straight forward and easy process if your kitty will let you do it.
Why do cats need their nails trimmed?
Cat nails grow constantly just like ours do. Some cats wear them down from scratching on scratching boards or posts, or sometimes your furniture, but most don’t. If left to…Read More
How to Help Our Pets Live Longer, Healthier Lives
Many pet owners see signs of disease in their pets as normal aging changes. Even though there are changes in our pets that are normal and unpreventable as they age many of these changes are actually signs of disease that can be treated to give our pets not just longer lives, but the best quality of life possible. We want pet…Read More