Thanksgiving Pet Risks

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can carry some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and pet owners who travel need to either transport their pets safely or find safe accommodations for them at home. Follow these tips to keep your…

Your Pet’s Medication

When your pet has a medical condition, your veterinarian might prescribe one or more medications intended to manage, treat or cure the problem. Although there are some veterinary-specific drugs, many of the drugs used in veterinary medicine are the same as those used in people.

The Benefits of In-Home Veterinary Care

Today, more and more pet owners are choosing in-home veterinary. These services can provide both you and your pet with a number of benefits that you won’t get with a traditional veterinary hospital or clinic. Animals benefit from in-home care because these visits reduce or eliminate much of the fear and anxiety that is often associated…

How Important is Bloodwork?

Blood Testing Provides Information that Saves and Extends Pet Lives   More often than not, veterinary teams get asked the questions, “Does my pet really need bloodwork? Is it really necessary? He/She seems perfectly healthy.” But, as we are all aware, our beloved pets are not capable of telling us they don’t feel well or that something…

International Assistance Dog Week

International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) was created to recognize all of the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations. Assistance dogs transform the lives of their human partners with debilitating physical and mental disabilities by serving as their companion, helper, aide, best friend and close member of their family. During International Assistance Dog Week,…

Quality of Life

When evaluating quality of life, personalized patient and client information is needed to reach an educated, informed, and supported choice that fits not only the pet’s medical condition but also the family’s wishes. In short, quality of life applies not only to the pet; it also applies to the family.