July is Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month

You’re No Bunny ‘Til Some Bunny Loves You Have you ever considered a rabbit as a pet? July is Adopt a Rescue Rabbit Month, and we’re here to tell you they make wonderful companions in the right homes. Rabbits have very distinctive personalities and can be as playful and fun as any puppy—only much, much […]

July is Nat’l Lost Pet Prevention Month

A microchip is your pet’s ticket home! Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 pets will become lost during their lives? Even if you have a collar with ID tag on your pet, it can easily be lost or taken off. Not so with microchips, which are an incredibly simple and inexpensive way to […]

Smoke Is No Joke for Pets

The team at [HOSPITAL NAME] is taking the safety of our staff extremely seriously as the air quality has deteriorated significantly as a result of the fires in our area. While we are still open and accepting patient visits, we are trying to limit staff and client exposure as much as possible. Animals can suffer […]

Giardia Is No Joke!

Pronounced jee-ARE-dee-ya, it’s not a worm, bacteria, or virus—just a simple, one-celled parasite that can make your pet (and you) feel terrible. It’s also pretty common. While infected pets may not show symptoms right away, giardia can cause persistent diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, gas, and vomiting—and can sometimes be difficult to clear. How does your pet […]

What’s That Scary Sound?? (Fireworks & Thunder solutions)

Fireworks and thunderstorm season is here and while you may enjoy both, the racket can be downright terrifying for your dog. If your pet trembles, whines, drools, or clings to you when there’s loud noises, he or she likely suffers from a condition known as noise aversion. There are several things you can do to […]

Beware Blue-Green Algae

If your summer plans include taking your dog to local lakes and reservoirs, it’s important to be aware of advisories regarding toxic algae blooms in those bodies of water. These blooms are expected to become more common, but most of [STATE/OUR REGION]’s lakes and reservoirs are not monitored regularly, so people should be on the […]

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month

HEAD: Why July 5th Is A Sad Day For Pets National Lost Pet Prevention Month was created because of the epidemic of lost pets filling shelters on the day after Independence Day fireworks. Frightened pets bolt—and the idea was to increase awareness so that fewer pets end up lost. It’s not just a July 5th […]

Only YOU Can Prevent Your Pet’s Fires

July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day According to the American Fire Administration, approximately half a million pets are affected by house fires every year—and about 1000 of those fires are started by the pets themselves. It’s important as a pet parent to know how to keep your pets safe from fire danger—and from […]

Pet Fire Safety Day (July 15)

HEAD: July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day According to the American Fire Administration, approximately half a million pets are affected by house fires every year. As part of our families, it’s important we know how to keep our pets safe from fire dangers—and how to keep them from accidentally starting those blazes as […]

Fourth of July

HEAD: Five for the 4th: Pet Safety Tips Barbeques, fireworks, and fun—the 4th of July is a great holiday, but it can bring some hazards for your pet. Here are some tips for keeping your animal friend safe while you celebrate: Fireworks are cool, but the racket is terrifying for many animals. Keep your pets […]