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 |2020-07-01T20:25:53+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

How to pick a dog food?

Selecting an appropriate dog food for your pet can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. “What brand is the best?” “Is this the right food for my dog?” With so many different brands, flavors, fad diets and rumors about dog food, it can be easy to lose track of what’s important for your pet. We [...]

By |2020-03-02T02:22:49+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Nutrition, Pet Care|0 Comments

Saying goodbye to your best friend.

  Euthanasia Process Euthanasia is the act of providing a peaceful passing to a pet in need. This can be due to declining health, sudden severe illness or even behavioral disorders such as aggression. This is often a topic we shy away from or don’t think to discuss until we are faced with making this [...]

By |2020-02-11T05:12:45+00:00February 11th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Components of Overall Pet Health: An Owner’s Guide

One definition of “health” is “the condition of being sound in mind, body, and spirit”—a state that encompasses physical, mental, and social aspects to create an individual who is totally fit. Like their owners, pets experience the benefits of all wellness facets, and the following guide can help owners support their pets in achieving this [...]

By |2020-01-25T00:48:07+00:00January 27th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Short nosed pets and some of their health concerns!

Brachycephalic Breed Concerns Brachycephalic breeds are the short nosed dogs. These breeds such as Frenchies, English bulldogs, Boston terriers and pugs all have very short noses. The short noses are super cute and make them extra lovable. Many people do not know that with the shorter nose comes a few health concerns not found in other breeds of dogs. Brachycephalic airway syndrome: [...]

By |2019-12-07T20:30:47+00:00December 7th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments