• Traveling with Your Pets

Flying or Driving with Your Pets

Taking your pet on a long car ride this summer? We’ve got all the tips you need for packing, preparing the car, and making the trip safe and comfortable for you both!  Check out our checklist for any pet travel: pet food food and water bowls blanket or bed leash first aid kit medication health records discuss regional health risks with your veterinarian ensure that microchip information for [...]

  • Pet Ear Cleaning

How to Clean Your Pet’s Ears

You’ll know it’s time to clean your pet’s ears if they’re frequently shaking their head, scratching their ears, if you see gunk or discharge, or even if their ears just smell funky. Cleaning your pet’s ears is an important part of pet hygiene that helps protect them from infection and hearing loss. Here are our tips to make cleaning your pet's ears a success: Don't Use: Water Vinegar [...]

  • Itching in Pets

Itching in Pets

Hot spots are reddish sores that can appear on irritated skin. These along with excessive scratching, licking, chewing and scabs are often a sign of underlying issues.  Some common causes include poor grooming, external parasites, infections, anal gland disease, warm weather, allergies, tick or mosquito bites and skin disease. To effectively treat itchy skin, we need to determine the underlying cause.  If you worried about your pet's skin [...]

  • Intro to Fleas

Intro to Fleas

The flea has a long documented history. Its ancestors fed on dinosaurs, and it was first illustrated in 1665! Fast forward a few hundred years, and we’ve got all the facts to find, prevent, and treat these creepy crawlers! Here is more information on flees: Fleas are difficult to locate by sight, and your pet might not give clear signs. Cats are especially good at removing the evidence! [...]

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