Here's Why Your Indoor Cat Needs Its Claws Trimmed

Most cat owners don't think about their cat's claws. Since a cat in the wild doesn't need human assistance with its claws, why would a pet cat that's kept indoors? However, the reality is, if you keep your cat exclusively indoors, they may actually need assistance with their claws to avoid being seriously injured. Here's what you need to know about your cat's claws and why they should be trimmed on a regular basis. [Read More]

Coprophagia, Parvo, And Pet Vaccinations: How These Are All Tied Together

Dogs get into all kinds of mischief they should not. They also do a lot of things dogs are known to do, and which humans find disgusting. Unfortunately, one of those nasty habits is coprophagia​, or the consumption of feces. Dogs are notorious fecal eaters, often consuming not just their own feces, but the feces of other dogs. This leads to a lot of serious health problems, including worms and internal parasites, and diseases that can kill your dog. [Read More]

Tips For Keeping Your Household Pets Safe And Out Of The Animal Hospital During The Holiday Season

The holiday season is one time of the year when pet owners must be extra vigilant to protect their dogs and cats from injury. While you have probably heard that poinsettia plants are toxic for dogs and cats, these flowering plants aren't actually the biggest threat to your pets' health. In fact, the holiday season is a time when many family pets end up in the local animal hospital's emergency room, suffering from preventable injuries and illnesses. [Read More]

Planning For Safe Holiday Travels With Your Dog

As the holidays approach, you're probably working to put together your plans for the season. If you're planning on traveling with your family, including the canine members, you'll have a few extra things to consider. Here, you'll find some tips to help you keep your dog safe as your family travels and celebrates the holidays. Plan for Emergency Care You never know what can happen, so if you plan for emergencies, you'll be able to manage the situation with much less stress. [Read More]