seasonal tips for pets

Warm Weather Tips for Pets

Seasonal Weather Changes Spring is here and the warmer weather is starting! This means more time outside with our family and friends and especially our furry ones. To make sure we keep the fun going and everyone safe, here are a few tips to keep in mind during the warmer months:

flea and tick prevention for dogs and cats

Flea & Tick Prevention

Saving Your Pet from Fleas & Ticks Every pet parent knows how much of a nuisance fleas and ticks can be. At best your pets become itchy and skittish, at worst they become miserable and lethargic. Ticks and parasites survive by feeding on the blood of host animals. And just like ticks, fleas can

Fun ideas to celebrate Earth Day with your pet.

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Pet

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Pet Earth Day encourages everyone to appreciate the world around them and do something kind for the environment. Recycling, picking up trash, planting native species in your yard, and taking public transit or riding a bike instead of driving a car are all ways in which

The importance of heartworm prevention with your pet.

The Importance of Heartworm Prevention

What to know about heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a serious disease that affects both cats and dogs. It is caused by foot-long worms that settle into the heart, blood vessels, and lungs of an affected pet. These types of worms can cause heart failure and lung disease and can be potentially deadly if

Pet grooming tips

The 6 Basics of Pet Grooming

From ears to eyes, here are the 6 basics you need to know about pet grooming. For many, the concept of grooming your pet conjures up notions of brushes and bows, but in reality, it is a vital element to their overall health and wellbeing. Regularly grooming your pet allows you to notice any out-of-the-ordinary

The benefits of having pet insurance.

Pet Insurance Benefits

For various reasons, many pet parents don’t have insurance for their furry companions or might not know it exists altogether. Some may have heard about it but often thought it doesn’t apply to them or they don’t need it. However, when you make the choice to have pet insurance, not only does it help budget

Getting your pet’s teeth and mouth examined each year is an important part of keeping them healthy.

The Importance of Pet Dental Health

The importance of proactive dental care for your pet can often be overlooked or forgotten, simply because it is not talked about as often. The team at [ppv_option_text key="hospital_name"] is dedicated to your pet’s overall health, including dental care. We are here to help you keep your pet’s pearly whites happy and healthy by providing

How to have a pet friendly Valentine’s Day

How to Have a Pet Friendly Valentine’s Day

Romance lovers, protect your pets! Here are some typical Valentine’s Day gift and celebration ideas that should come with a warning for your furry friends. Chocolate The most common Valentine’s Day gift is chocolate. Unfortunately, it is not a gift suitable for your furry friends. If ingested, your pet can experience vomiting, diarrhea,

Keeping Your Pet Calm for Their Vet Appointment

We are here to help take the “scaredy” out of scaredy-cat! Many pets often get nervous when in the car and headed to the vet. This experience can be extremely traumatizing for your pet and can lead to ongoing anxiety whenever they get into your car. But do not fear! There are several things you,

Checklist for bringing a new pet home

Tips for Bringing Home a New Pet

Before bringing a new pet into your home, it is important to make sure that it is the right decision for you and your family. Pets require significant care and preparation which is vital to ensuring an easy transition into your home. Note, it can take days, weeks, or even months for your pet to