Pain Control for Pets

We often hear pet owners/caregivers say “I just don’t want my pet to suffer.” The word suffers means different things to different people but we feel living in pain each day does, in fact, decrease a pet’s quality of life.  Wouldn’t we all rather live life pain-free?...

Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ticks are one of the toughest parasites to prevent and kill. They are hardy little buggers, not to mention, downright gross.  Ticks carry a wide variety of diseases that can be passed onto our pets as these pests take their blood meals. One of the most common diseases...

It’s allergy season! What can I do to help my pet?

Allergies have certainly become a lot more common over the past 20 years. There are several reasons why this has occurred, but luckily there are choices you can make to minimize your pet’s allergy symptoms.  First, let’s discuss the three types of allergic responses. ...

Help Your Pets Avoid Dental Disease

For decades now, there has been a National Pet Dental Health Month. Despite this fact, dental health is one of the most overlooked, and most common disease processes that our pets suffer from. Dogs and cats suffer from their mouth pain quietly. Many owners aren’t even...

Planning Ahead for your Pet During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us and with that comes a decision many pet owners face: whether or not to kennel their furry friend. While kenneling or boarding your pet may be the best choice for your family's needs, it does not come without risk. Here are a few tips to...