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Common Types of Pet Allergies

Yes, your pet can experience allergies. Pet allergies left untreated are uncomfortable and can cause other skin problems resulting from scratching. The most common types of allergies in pets are: Flea allergy Food allergy Inhalant or contact dermatitis (grass, ragweed, pollen) Based on your pet’s symptoms, we will develop a treatment plan to give your…

Pet Nutrition: Find the Right Diet

Proper pet nutrition plays a vital role in your pet’s overall health and well-being. It can be easy for a pet owner to become overwhelmed by the available selection of pet foods, all of which claim to have specific benefits for pets. Our staff can offer expert advice to help you negotiate the complicated array of…

How Pet Microchipping Can Rescue Your Pet

A pet microchip is a safe, simple form of identification that can significantly increase the chance that your pet will return safely in the event they become lost. Your pet needs a form of identification that is reliable and can’t get lost, stolen, or damaged to ensure your pet has the best chance at being…

At Home Pet Dental Care

In addition to veterinary dentistry visits, it is important to establish an at home pet dental routine to prevent the development of periodontal disease caused by the accumulation of tarter and plaque. We recommend the following: Daily teeth brushing with animal toothpaste – Human toothpaste has baking soda that could upset your pet’s stomach. Veterinary approved…

Pet Dental Exam—What You Need to Know

Unlike us, pets can’t brush or floss their teeth daily, which can lead to pet oral health issues such as: Tarter and plaque buildup—Causes bacteria leading to bad breath and gum infection (gingivitis) Gum infection (gingivitis)—Leads to tooth loss and localized pain Bacteria in the bloodstream—Causes disease in other organs, such as kidney, liver, and…

What to Expect During a Veterinary Dental Cleaning

We strive to make your pet’s dental cleaning as comfortable, stress free, and pain free as possible. Our veterinary team is available to answer your questions, but here are a few highlights regarding your pet’s dental cleaning: Your pet can be dropped off between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Blood work and a physical exam…

Heartworm Preventative Facts

Protecting your pet from heartworms is vital to their health. All dogs and cats are at risk for heartworms and intestinal parasites. Heartworms are carried by mosquitoes and injected into the bloodstream, where they can multiply and cause damage to the heart and blood vessels. Left untreated, the disease will cause heart failure and death…