Talking With Pet Doctors

  • What to Do if Your Dog Is Stung by a Bee

    18 August 2021

    Bees are just about everywhere during the warm weather months and if you have a curious dog, it may end up getting too close to these buzzing pests and it could be a deadly disaster. These pests can sting your dog, leaving swollen welts or worse. If your dog does happen to stumble upon a bee or a bee's nest, there are things you can do to help your dog if it gets stung.

  • Tips To Help You Communicate More Clearly With Your Vet

    24 June 2021

    Your pet cannot speak English, so it is your job to speak on their behalf. The most important time to be able to speak clearly for your pet is when you are speaking with their veterinarian. So, how can you communicate with the vet as clearly as possible? Here are a few tips. Write down notes before the appointment. Often, people get a little nervous when they bring their pets to the vet.

  • Taking A Shy Dog To The Vet

    29 April 2021

    Every dog reacts a little differently to visiting the vet. Some dogs are excited to see the vet, wagging their tail and greeting them like a best friend. Other dogs act a little defensive and aggressive. And still other dogs seem to act really shy when they visit the vet. They may cower in the corner, try to resist walking into the exam room, and try to jump into your arms as the vet examines them.

  • Signs You Need To Take Your Pet Cat To The Animal Hospital

    5 August 2020

    When you own a cat, you own a creature that should give you many years of joy. Cats in domestic households can live up to two decades, although cats that are allowed outside are known to live less long. Taking your cat to the vet for routine care is just one way you can help manage their health and keep your cat vital and strong. Here are signs your cat needs to go to the vet outside the normal checkup times.

  • What Happens When Your Dog Gets Their Teeth Professionally Cleaned

    18 October 2019

    If you own a dog, in addition to cleaning your dog's teeth yourself, you should also take your dog in for professional cleanings, performed by your vet. When you take your dog in for a dental cleaning, you should expect them to review your dog's medical history, put your dog under anesthesia, and then scale and polish your dog's teeth.  Review Dog's Medical History  The first thing that will happen when you take your dog to get their teeth professionally cleaned is the veterinarian will review your dog's medical history.

  • Effects Of Early Spaying And Neutering

    23 September 2019

    Choosing to spay or neuter your pet is one of the most important decisions you can make for them. Spaying and neutering prevent unwanted pregnancies and reduces the number of homeless animals populating shelters. Overpopulation of stray animals can be a nuisance to livestock, pets, and humans. Strays may also carry diseases and parasites that can spread to other animals and humans. Sterilization can also benefit your pet's health and behavior.

  • Here's Why Your Cat Yowls All Night

    7 August 2019

    Having a cat cry and yowl all night can be upsetting, irritating, or even get in the way of your sleep. If your cat does this, you should read this guide to find out what's behind it and what you should do in order to put a stop to it. Separation Anxiety One potential cause of nighttime yowling is separation anxiety. While cats have a reputation for being aloof and unaffectionate, they need their people just as badly as dogs do.

  • Five Things Your Dog Might Eat That Could Send Them To The Emergency Vet

    24 May 2019

    If you are a first-time dog owner, you may find yourself overwhelmed with the prospect of having a four-legged friend to take care of. There are many factors that go into taking care of a dog, including monitoring what they eat. There are many things a dog could get into that they will eat, but that they definitely should not be eating. Get to know a few of these common items in the house that might send you and your dog on a trip to the emergency animal hospital.

  • It's More Than A Bath: 4 Reasons You Need To Take Your Dog To The Groomers

    2 May 2019

    If you have a dog, it should be going to the groomers about once a month. You may think that you can provide all the grooming your dog needs, right at home. Unfortunately, that's not necessarily true. While you can bathe your dog at home, you can't provide the added benefits that a professional groomer can provide for your dog. Here are just four of the reasons why you should take your dog to the groomers about once a month.

  • 3 Ways To Protect Your Pet Inside Your Home During The Winter Time

    20 February 2019

    Hazards exist not just outside for your pet, but also inside for your pet during the winter time. Make sure that you keep your pets safe during the winter by being proactive with protecting them from indoor winter hazards. #1 Secure Space Heaters If you have a ­portable space heaters in your home, you need to make sure that they are secure. You are going to want to secure your space heaters to the ground or wall so that they will not easily tip over.