At-Home Care

Bathing your dog

While some dogs don’t enjoy bath time, they all need regular bathing and the occasional emergency soak after a roll in something smelly. Regularly bathing your pet is essential for maintaining the health of their skin and fur – and it can help keep odors down. How often should I bathe my dog? How often […]

How do you give oral medications to a cat?

Giving a cat oral medication isn’t always the easiest task, but by remaining calm and following the guidance below, you can make sure your pet gets the medications it needs. Your veterinarian will tell you if your cat’s medication should be given with food or on an empty stomach. If the tablet or capsule can […]

Passive range of motion exercises

Passive range of motion exercises are designed to maintain function and increase the movement possible in a joint or limb by gentle stretches and motions of muscles and tendons. These exercises can benefit dogs that are arthritic, recovering from surgery, or suffering from muscle atrophy. Watch the video below for a demonstration of passive range […]

How to express your dog’s bladder

It is natural to feel panicked and overwhelmed when you get the news that your dog has lost its ability to control its bladder. Often the condition is just temporary, but other times dogs lose control permanently due to disease or aging. Fortunately, with a little patience and instruction, it is not difficult to learn […]

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