Cats Need Regular Veterinary Care, Too

Only 47% of cat owners took their cat to the veterinarian in 2016, compared with 79% of dog owners, according to the 2017-2018 American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook. In the same year, less than half of cat owners took their pet to the veterinarian for routine or preventive health care, compared [...]

By |2019-08-15T20:58:55+00:00August 15th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

What is Hospice for Dogs and Cats?

What Is Veterinary Hospice? Love Always Hospice care is commonly utilized in human medicine for people who have a life-limiting illness that is no longer responding to traditional, often intensive treatment.  Hospice care often involves transitioning to caring for the patient in their home rather than having them remain hospitalized. Many people do [...]

8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

We’re no strangers to insects in the south. But, did you know that 1 of every 18 dogs tested in Caddo Parish tests positive for heartworm disease? Louisiana’s accommodating climate for insect growth and reproduction makes parasite prevention a must for pets. Learn how to  protect your pet from heartworm disease in our latest blog [...]

How to Protect Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks

Outdoor activities can quickly become unpleasant if your pet brings hitchhiking pests home. Fleas and ticks are more than just a nuisance—they have the potential to cause extreme irritation to you and your pets. Even worse, they can transmit harmful diseases, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and tapeworm infections. Flea and tick [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:24+00:00March 12th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Your pet’s dental health is important. Without preventive care, including daily tooth brushing and annual veterinary cleanings, tartar can accumulate on the surface of your pet’s teeth and beneath the gum line. If left untreated, painful periodontal disease will develop. The tartar beneath the gum line can introduce bacteria into your pet’s bloodstream, where it [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:29+00:00February 8th, 2019|Pet Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments