December 30, 2019
Spaying/neutering is the most common elective surgery amongst domestic animals. The procedure involves the removal of the reproductive organs so that your pet can no longer impregnate a female/become pregnant themselves. Most vets recommend that pets are spayed/neutered as early on in their lives as possible. Most dogs can be done from around 8 weeks old so long as they are healthy, and females should ideally be spayed before their first heat to ensure the greatest health benefits. However, if you have an older animal that hasn’t been neutered before, don’t fear. In most cases, it is still quite safe to neuter an older animal.
November 19, 2019
Some of the coldest months of the year are rapidly approaching and with that comes new challenges for pet owners when it comes to their pet’s safety. While there may be a list of new things to consider, the one thing that needs to be a top priority is antifreeze as the dangers it poses for your pet can be fatal.
April 11, 2019
Veterinary emergencies can take many different forms. A snakebite certainly isn’t the most common reason for owners to take their pet to get urgent medical care, but there are still around 150,000 visits to vets every year by owners who believe that their cat or dog has been bitten by a snake.
March 6, 2019
Pet emergencies are no joke. To prepare yourself for a worst case scenario, make sure to have the contact information of your local emergency animal clinic and veterinarian stored on your mobile device and written down in an easy to access location. Always take immediate action if any of the above conditions arise. It can save your pet’s life when they need it the most.
February 18, 2019
You know your pet better than anyone else, and this means that you are more likely to recognize that something isn’t quite right with her. In some instances, the problem that you identify could be a medical problem that requires immediate medical attention and as such, your prompt intervention could potentially save her life.
January 17, 2019
Our pets are just as prone to sickness or injury as we are. Unfortunately, sometimes sudden illness or injury is so severe that it necessitates emergency medical treatment from a trained and experienced veterinarian. There are some types of veterinary emergencies that are more commonly seen that others. Below are some of the most prevalent reasons for visits to emergency veterinarians in the United States.
December 21, 2018
Whether you are going out on the town or staying home to see in the New Year quietly, there are a variety of hazards that could pose a risk to your pet. To help everyone in your home enjoy the end of year celebrations as much as possible, here are our top New Year pet safety tips.
November 22, 2018
Thanksgiving is a time of celebration, but it isn’t without some risks to your pet. Emergencies often occur when we least expect them, but fortunately there are some things that you can do to help prevent them. Here are our top tips for avoiding Thanksgiving pet emergencies.