Feline Heart Disease

Your cat’s heart pumps fresh blood and oxygen throughout her body. Proper function of this vital organ ensures that all cells and tissues receive enough oxygen and maintain metabolism. If the heart begins to fail, the effects can be significant and potentially life-threatening. Understanding the types and signs of cardiac disease can help you recognize [...]

By |2018-12-06T16:00:03+00:00December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know Before Adopting Your Next Pet

Every year, about 6.5 million pets enter animal shelters nationwide. And, many of these pets are in the shelters through no fault of their own. If you’re searching for a new pet, adoption is a terrific option. Animals in shelters are usually spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations, and microchipped. Many are house-trained and have [...]

By |2018-10-25T03:48:33+00:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Disaster Preparedness Steps Every Pet Owner Should Take

Families all over the world are affected by disasters on a daily basis. Earthquakes, fires, floods, and tornadoes often strike with little or no warning. When homes become unsafe and evacuation is necessary, people are often forced to leave their pets behind because they have not planned ahead and made a disaster preparedness plan that [...]

By |2018-09-21T13:23:36+00:00September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet Protection: Is Pet Health Insurance Right for Your Pet?

As veterinary professionals, we tend to get a little jaded when we see a purebred pooch walking in, stereotypically displaying all the genetic conditions known to that specific breed. Our hearts break for every golden retriever that suffers from cancer, every bulldog with recurrent skin infections and eye issues, and every Labrador retriever that can [...]

By |2018-07-14T07:28:09+00:00July 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protecting Your Pet from Heartworm Disease

Ahhhh, summer. It’s time for pool days, barbecues, and bonfires. On the not-so-fun side, it’s also peak mosquito season. You may think that their perpetual fur coats would protect dogs and cats from these blood-sucking parasites, but mosquitoes are relentless and are easily able to find their way to your pet’s skin. Mosquitoes can pass [...]

By |2018-06-25T19:14:32+00:00June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments