Animal Health Topic

Pets and anesthesia

Many veterinary procedures require your pet to be put under anesthesia so that it will not feel pain and will remain still. Like any medical procedure, anesthesia does have risks, but most healthy animals, including older pets, don’t have any issues and recover rather quickly. How do I know if anesthesia is safe for my […]

Holiday health hazards for pets

As you begin to pull down the holiday decorations from the attic and stock up on holiday treats, keep in mind some of those items may be dangerous for your pets. Below are some common health hazards for pets during the holidays: Tinsel, ribbon, and other pretty things Ribbons, wrapping paper, ornaments, tinsel, extension cords, […]

Holiday meals and pets

During the holidays, it’s always tempting to slide a chunk of turkey or two off your plate to a furry friend, but even in the giving season, it may do more harm than good. The holidays, and the feasts that come with them, result in thousands of veterinary visits every year for ill pets. Can […]