Cold Weather Tips for Dogs
Despite the popular misconception, fur alone is not enough to protect dogs from the elements. The fact is that, much like people, dogs have varying degrees of tolerance when it comes to temperature extremes. Even the hardiest breeds are susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite. Learn More
To Travel or Not to Travel with the Family Pet?
Are you planning a family trip? Should you bring Patches with you? This is a great article with information about traveling with your pet.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) has created a new and easy to use website for domestic and international pet travelers. The website provides state to state and overseas travel requirements for dogs, cats, ferrets, birds, rabbits, tenrecs, hedgehogs, rodents, reptiles and amphibians. The website also includes country-specific health certificates.
If you decide taking your pet with you might not be a good idea, we have a boarding facility for both dogs and cats conveniently attached to the clinic. Give us a call to set up a reservation today!
Spring has Sprung!
Spring is here and the weather is warm! Your pet will probably start playing outside a lot more. This makes them even more susceptible to BUGS! This is the time to make sure your family pet is on flea, tick and heartworm prevention. Click the link to see a map of tick-born diseases that have been reported in your neighborhood. Learn More
10 Things You Need to Know About Heartworm and Your Dog
In recent years awareness of heartworms has increased a great deal. Heartworm infection is virtually entirely preventable and yet hundreds of thousands of dogs are infected every year. Preventives are safe and affordable and most of all effective. So why are we still seeing heartworm disease? There are a lot of misperceptions out there that increase the risk of heartworm infection in your pet. Let?s talk about 10 common canine heartworm beliefs that are quite simply not true. Learn More
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