Learning Unleashed: How to recruit on social media

Every hospital should develop its own individualized social media recruiting strategy. Here are a few ideas you can use to get started: Post on Instagram & FacebookYou can share job openings right on your main accounts by creating a social post about it. Try using a catcht graphic, and include a way for them to […]

August 22nd is Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Because Cats Need Regular Vet Care, Too! Cats need regular wellness exams but statistics show that after their initial kitten vaccinations, pet owners tend to take cats to the vet significantly less often than dogs.  Regular exams are just as important for felines as they are for canines.  Cats are very adept at hiding injury […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beat the Bloat

You probably know Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) better by its common name: bloat. It’s a life-threatening emergency resulting from excess gas in the stomach, which causes it to twist upon itself. Extra-large dogs over 99 pounds have an approximate 20% risk of developing bloat in their lifetimes and the risk increases with age. That […]

Nat’l Immunization Month: Your Questions About Vaccinations–Answered!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, created to remind people how important it is to keep their vaccinations up to date. But that advice isn’t just for humans—it’s vital for pets as well. Vaccinating your pet is a relatively inexpensive but very important way to protect his or her health. In addition to preventing many […]