It’s All About The Heart – Heartworm Prevention

It’s All About The Heart – Heartworm Prevention

Hearts and Flowers February. Hearts and flowers, flowers and hearts. It’s even American Heart Month focusing on heart health for humans. While we’re thinking of all things heart and health, let’s talk about preventing heartworm in your pets. What Is Heartworm?...
Pet Dental Health Month

Pet Dental Health Month

All About Those Teeth! It’s all about those teeth, ’bout those teeth, and gums, please! It’s not quite Meghan Trainor, but it’s pretty relevant to February, especially for your pets. February is known as National Pet Dental Health Month to remind us of an area of pet...
Living With A Diabetic Pet

Living With A Diabetic Pet

In Humans and Animals, Too We always hope that our loved ones, especially our pets, don’t experience health challenges, but pets can experience many of the same health conditions we do. Illnesses like kidney disease, thyroid disease, and cancer affect people and pets,...
Pet Toys That Help Mental Stimulation

Pet Toys That Help Mental Stimulation

Gifts That Keep Giving It’s the season. Whether they’re naughty, nice, or anywhere in between, it’s the season for giving to those we love. We make our lists, check them twice, and shop until our debit cards cry. Giving gifts with love, and seeing the excitement of...
National Mutt Day

National Mutt Day

Celebrations Of All Kinds December. So many celebrations. We celebrate holidays, families, and the sharing of traditions during the darkest month of the year. In 2005, animal welfare advocate, Colleen Paige, decided that we should celebrate a very important group in...
Pet Grooming and Boarding

Pet Grooming and Boarding

Home For The Holidays There’s no place like home for the holidays. Going to the place you grew up, visiting family, friends, and former classmates, and seeing people who impacted your life – it’s all part of the holiday experience. Visiting usually means travel and...
Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving Safety

Gobble ’Til You Wobble The costumes have been worn and the trick-or-treating is done. Onward, now, to Thanksgiving fun. It doesn’t have the pizzazz of Halloween or the dazzle of most December holidays, but Thanksgiving lands smack dab in the middle of them, reminding...
Food Safety

Food Safety

Food, Glorious Food! “Food, glorious food! Hot sausage and mustard!” Oliver Twist and the other boys in the Dickensian musical dream of it, salivating at the very thought. For many of us, food is a source of enjoyment and social connection as well as nourishment. Like...
Celebrating Our Veterinary Technicians

Celebrating Our Veterinary Technicians

Behind The Scenes Most of us are familiar with the slogan, “Behind every great man there’s a great woman.” Similarly, behind every great veterinarian is a great veterinary technician (or three or four). Veterinary technicians are key to making the veterinary clinic...