5 Ways to Enrich You Indoor Cat’s Environment

While routine feline veterinary care is at the forefront of their overall well-being, indoor cats have a special set of additional needs. As a species naturally inclined to prowl, climb, and predate, cats need opportunities to practice their special skills to feel fulfilled. Outdoor cats can easily apply these abilities, but they run the risk [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:24+00:00January 25th, 2021|Pet Care|0 Comments

Separation Anxiety: Diagnosis and Management

Separation anxiety is a psychological condition in which pets, usually dogs, become excessively stressed when their owners leave them alone. Affected dogs can display adverse behaviors, such as incessant barking, inappropriate elimination, and destructive activities, that can lead to neighbor complaints, animal control official visits, and significant property damage. Separation anxiety can be so severe [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:25+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Does my animal need chiropractic care

Does my animal need chiropractic care? Animal chiropractic is taking human chiropractic techniques and applying it to animals as a hands-on, non-surgical, drug-free healthcare modality that may help improve orthopedic and neurologic conditions. An exam includes a detailed orthopedic and neurologic exam, stance and gait analysis, and static/motion palpation of the spine and joints in [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:25+00:00October 3rd, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Cognitive Dysfunction: How to Support Your Aging Pet

If you know someone who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, you likely understand how cognitive disorders can be debilitating. As dogs and cats age, they can suffer from similar impairments, often marked by a series of behavior and neurologic changes. While we don’t fully understand the cause of cognitive dysfunction in pets, the similarities [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:25+00:00September 30th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Feline Health and Veterinary Care: Your Questions, Answered

Cats have nine lives, so we don’t really need to worry about them, right? Wrong. While felines are known for their resiliency and independence, they still rely on us for their basic needs. And, since cats are experts at hiding pain and illness, regular veterinary care is essential for catching diseases early, preventing avoidable issues, [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:25+00:00August 15th, 2020|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Get Excited About AAHA Accreditation

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is a renowned organization that holds veterinary hospitals to exceptional standards. When veterinary practice owners undergo the rigorous AAHA accreditation process, they learn the necessary tools for effective management and, most importantly, the best practices for veterinary medicine and safety. Accreditation means great things for your pet, and University [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:25+00:00July 1st, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Ugly Truth about Cats and Hairballs

Every  cat owner knows that the one sound that can wake them from a sound sleep is the sound of their cat vomiting up a hairball.  Better still,  is the feeling of stepping on that gooey hairball. Most cat owners think that hairballs are a completely normal part of their cat’s health, however there is [...]

By |2020-04-24T16:00:11+00:00April 24th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Cats get heartworms too!

Cats get heartworms too! Heartworms live and replicate in dogs and are transmitted from an infected dog through mosquitoes to other dogs and in some events cats. The heartworm lifecycle requires a dog to live in and make baby heartworms, microfilaria. The cat is not the ideal host and the worm is unable to replicate [...]

By |2020-04-13T21:27:04+00:00April 13th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments