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National Animal Poison Prevention Week

By |2020-07-24T15:26:34+00:00March 22nd, 2011|Pet Health Care|

Written by Nicole Gunkel, RVT This week is National Animal Poison Prevention Week!  Say that 10 times fast!  This really is no joking matter though and can be very serious for your pet.  In 2010, human medications topped the list of pet toxins, followed by insecticides, rodenticides, people food, veterinary medications, chocolate, household toxins, plants, [...]

Top Super Bowl Sunday Pet Toxins

By |2020-07-24T15:26:11+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Pet Health Care|

by Mercy McClendon   We know the biggest day of the year (for football fans anyway) is this Sunday! Super Bowl Sunday is about more than just football, funny commercials, and half time shows. It’s a day to gather with friends, snack on yummy foods, and wish you didn’t have to work the next day. The last thing on [...]

First Aid for Dogs with Rattlesnake Bites

By |2020-07-24T15:26:21+00:00June 5th, 2013|Pet Health Care|

Written by Allie Bisson, DVM That moment you dread—it happens.  Your heart of hearts, your canine companion, is romping on the trail ahead of you, rollicking in the sunshine and wildflowers.  He stops to sniff something along the trail.  He sniffs a little too long, a little too eagerly. Then, suddenly, he jumps back; yelping [...]

Preventive Care & Wellness

By |2020-07-24T15:26:03+00:00February 5th, 2013|

Internal Parasite Control Roundworms and hookworms are extremely common among our pets – and they can be spread to humans!  Virtually all puppies & kittens are born with roundworms.  Outdoor cats become infested by hunting rodents.   In California, almost 3% of adult dogs are carrying roundworms without any outward signs.  These cats and dogs shed [...]

Halloween Hints for Pets

By |2020-07-24T15:26:25+00:00October 10th, 2012|Pet Health Care|

This article is a care guide provided by VetLearn.com. Halloween Hints — No Fright, No Fear for Pets This Year! Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year, and it’s natural to want to try to involve your family pet in all the activity. It’s important to keep in mind, though, that [...]

Summer Hazards and Your Dog

By |2020-07-24T15:26:25+00:00July 18th, 2012|Pet Health Care|

This article came from VetLearn.com When temperatures outside reach dangerous levels, the temperature inside the house can, too. Keep fresh water available, and make sure your dog has a cool place to spend the day. Bring your dog indoors if a heat advisory is issued, or if severe weather (heavy rain, high winds, flooding) is [...]

Easter Pet Safety Tips

By |2020-07-24T15:26:26+00:00April 4th, 2012|Pet Health Care|

Provided By: Webster Veterinary Supply Easter grass. I love Easter baskets and fill mine with colorful artificial grass that really screams, Spring is here!  If you do the same, remember to keep the Easter basket out of your pet's reach. Consumption of artificial grass can cause minor gastrointestinal problems like constipation or vomiting OR [...]

Animals in the News!

By |2020-07-24T15:26:26+00:00August 18th, 2011|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories!  Hopefully you'll find the information is some of these articles useful and interesting! [...]

Animals in the News!

By |2020-07-24T15:26:28+00:00May 25th, 2011|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories! Healthcare and Prevention: Parasites can spread from pets to humans" - Pets can [...]

Animals in the News!

By |2020-07-24T15:26:31+00:00April 26th, 2011|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories! This week: Service Dogs There are several articles here about different types of [...]