Vaccinations have become a hot topic—especially with all the new pet adoptions during the pandemic. But when it comes to your pets, vaccinations don’t need to be controversial or complicated. As veterinarians, we know that vaccinating your pets is one of the best, least expensive ways to protect their health. The core vaccines not only … Read moreYour Pet’s Best Shot
If you haven’t taken a peek at your pet’s teeth lately, you might want to lift the lip and have a look. Why? Because just like humans, when pets don’t get regular dental care, it can be a mouthful of trouble—we’ve seen it firsthand. It’s not just about bad breath: left untreated, periodontal (dental) disease … Read moreBrush Up On Your Pet’s Dental Health
Preparing Your Pets for Holiday Guests & More The holiday season may be a little different this year, but chances are you’ll be having more people in your home than you’ve had in a while. Even the most extroverted pet can become anxious or frightened by the sudden arrival of new people, and especially if … Read moreWho IS That Masked Man??
Did you know that we now offer acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine for pets? Our own Dr. Elizabeth Gambel is certified in veterinary acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (TCHM) through the world-renowned Chi Institute. She has extensive experience integrating these therapies with conventional western medicine to help your pet feel better faster. … Read moreExceptional Vet Care—And Then Some
Updated October 12, 2020 We would like to thank you for your support and understanding during this incredibly difficult and stressful time. We appreciate your patience and cooperation with our COVID-19 protocols, which make it possible for us to stay open and meet the veterinary needs of the pets in our community. We hear your … Read moreCoronavirus Updates
Hurricane season is here and we know there’s nothing we can do to stop extreme weather. We can, however, prepare for it. A little forethought goes a long way, especially when it comes to protecting our furry families should the worst happen. Begin by making sure your animal companions are up to date on their … Read moreTips for Weathering the Storm
Summer may be a bit more low-key this year, but as things heat up it’s important to keep your pet safe. Here are a few tips to help: Heat kills! Never leave your pet in a car, even for a quick trip. On a sunny 70-degree day, your car can heat up to over 100 degrees in … Read moreSafe Fun In the Summertime
CBD OilIs it right for your pet? CBD oil is the new “miracle product,” both for people and their pets. It is reported to decrease pain, reduce seizures, and reduce anxiety. Disclaimer: We as veterinarians are under the jurisdiction of the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and if we violate their rulings, we can … Read moreCBD Oil – Is It Right For Your Pet?
Having a new puppy in your household is an exciting and exhausting time. Play biting is an aggravating occurrence that many of our new puppy owners ask about. Play biting occurs because that is how puppies play with their littermates and other dogs. They may be confused that what seems so natural to them is … Read morePuppy Play Biting
Teaching tug to puppies allows a way to exercise your pup while you sit on the couch! First, get a rope toy or other long safe toy that your pup may like. You should be able to hold the toy about a foot away from your pup’s mouth. Next, show the pup the … Read moreTeaching Tug