Deciding to put your pet down is an incredibly difficult decision to make. Dr. Andy Roark offers advice on when to euthanize a pet and what's best for them.
How to make your dog vomit
If your dog ate something you know is toxic, what do you do? Making him vomit is in many cases the best next step. Always best to call your veterinarian and make sure. There are some things that sh…
Do You Know How to Pet a Dog? Techniques Dogs Will Love
Petting a dog isn't as simple as you think. Follow trainer Mikkel Becker's tips on how to pet a dog and you'll have a canine friend for life.
7 Reasons Your Pet Needs a Complete Oral Exam
You may have heard of periodontal disease, but Dr. Patty Khuly shares some of the other painful conditions that may go unnoticed without a thorough oral exam.
How do I medicate my pet?
Submitted by ahna on November 9, 2014 - 9:18pm Just about every family gives medication to their pet at some point. Most dogs receive monthly oral heartworm preventive. Cats should receive monthly Revolution application for heartworm and parasite control. And despite all of our best efforts, many pets get sick or injured during their lives. While some pets take medications easily, and some medications like oral heartworm preventives are designed to be tasty and easy to give, a question we’re asked all the time is “How am I going to get my pet to take this?” This is an important question for veterinarians to answer, because if we can’t get medicine into our patients, we can’t treat them as effectively as possible. Here are a few techniques that have worked for us Camouflage…
Time for a Check Up! What Should I Expect for my Pet?
Just like you, your pet needs regular visits to the doctor to remain healthy. Before your pet’s next wellness exam, it’s helpful for everyone involved to know what to
Are you TRULY prepared to leave your pet while you travel? The thing every pet owner forgets.
Vacation time is upon us! We all think we have our act together when it comes to our pets, but the majority of pet owners forget one very important detail. This article might be a little of a downe…
Dangers of Topical Medication for Pets
The topical products we use on ourselves and even our pets could cause big problems if accidentally ingested or administered incorrectly. Here’s how to keep your pets safe.
Top Ten Things Not to Do When Boarding your Pet
Photo: www.mollythecatlady.com The inspiration for this list is the fact that a lot of folks are traveling for the holidays. Not every pet is comfortable with going along, so many owners place thei…
Client handout: How to win the barking dog battle
Have your veterinary clients try these tips for more peaceful pooches.