Amy West

The Importance of Regular Veterinary Care for Your Pet


Taking care of a pet involves more than just feeding and playing with them. Regular veterinary care plays a crucial role in ensuring your furry friend remains healthy and happy. This blog explores the numerous benefits of consistent veterinary visits for your pet's well-being. Early Detection of Health Issues One of the key benefits of regular veterinary check-ups is the early detection of potential health issues. Vets can identify problems before they become severe, allowing for prompt treatment.

13 June 2024

The Importance of Yearly Visits to Your Vet


If you have pets, you know how important it is to keep them healthy and happy. One of the keys to achieving this is through regular visits to your veterinarian. Annual checkups play a vital role in maintaining the well-being of your furry friends. In this blog post, we will discuss why annual vet visits are essential for pet owners. Detection and Prevention of Illnesses During an annual checkup, a veterinarian will assess your pet's overall health and detect possible illnesses.

9 January 2024

Three Dog Dental Procedures That May Surprise You


A lot of people aren't fully aware of what dental procedures are available for a pet dog. While it's true that your dog will often require the extraction of one or more of its teeth for various reasons, you might be surprised that extractions aren't the only appropriate course of action in many different situations. Don't hesitate to talk to your veterinarian about what other procedures are available during your dog's next checkup.

28 July 2023

Is Your Dog Showing These Signs Of Adrenal Disease?


Just as in humans, the adrenal glands are vital to your dog's survival. They are tiny powerhouses that perform numerous crucial functions in the body. But they don't always function as intended especially as dogs age, which can have a profound effect on their health. Here's what the adrenals do and why you need to visit your local animal hospital if you suspect they are not functioning properly. The adrenal glands: Big importance in a tiny package

24 March 2023

Caring For Short-Haired Dogs: 3 Tips


People often think of short-haired dogs as being easier to care for than long-haired dogs. It is true that they are less likely to develop mats in their fur, and also that they don't need to be groomed and trimmed nearly as often. But short-haired dogs do still require care, and some of that care is quite precise. If you have a short-haired dog, follow these tips to care for them in a healthy and effective way.

29 November 2022

4 Instances When You Should Consider Taking Your Pet To An Animal Hospital


Ever had your cat or dog suddenly stop eating? Or maybe you've noticed your beloved pet is lethargic and not acting like its usual self. These can not only be worrying signs for pet parents, but they can also be indicative of a more serious underlying health condition. That's why it's essential to know when to take your furry friend to the animal hospital. It can ensure your pet gets the necessary treatment and prevent the condition from worsening.

1 September 2022

Common Situations Where You Should Take Your Dog To An Emergency Vet


When your dog suffers a major injury, such as trauma after jumping from a really high height, you'll know to immediately rush your dog to the emergency vet. However, there are some problems that might not be as obvious and you will need to know the warning signs that your dog is sick to be able to rush them to an emergency vet. When You're Worried  If you believe that your dog is having an emergency, it's important to remain calm and not to panic.

31 May 2022

How To Keep Your Cat Cool In Warm Weather


When you live in a warm climate, you need to make sure that you keep your cat safe. Heat can have a negative impact on your cat, and this can cause them to become dehydrated and get heatstroke. If your cat becomes dehydrated or too warm, it can cause heatstroke. This will require that you take them to the vet. Here's what you need to know to keep your cat safe in the heat.

28 March 2022

4 Instances When You Should Consult A Veterinarian Immediately


No pet owner wants to imagine their lovely animal friend in a life-threatening situation. However, sometimes the cases arise after accidents and sudden illnesses. You can save their life and minimize the suffering they go through by watching for signs of trouble and calling the veterinarian for treatment. Here are four instances where you will need to contact the veterinarian immediately. When Your Pet Cannot Breathe It is always wise to treat breathing difficulties as an emergency.

24 January 2022

Should You Be Worried If Your Cat Has Diarrhea?


Everyone has likely experienced having an off day with their stomach from time to time for no particular reason. As a result, it's fairly common for pet parents to shrug it off if their cat has a bad tummy day and has diarrhea. However, it's not a good idea to ignore this problem. If you're not sure if your cat has been having this problem or know that they are and don't know whether or not to act on it, here's what you should know about cats having diarrhea.

18 November 2021