Pet Care Tips

Clever-looking dog at a computer

“Just Google It”

It’s the quick, easy way to check all kinds of information on pretty much any topic. And while factual accuracy won’t matter much when following the exploits of your favorite celebrities, when it comes to your pet’s health, reliability is important.

Cute black & white dog laying on the grass

The Chip That’s Good for Your Pet

It’s every pet parent’s worst nightmare: somehow, your beloved pooch or pussycat has managed to escape and is out fending for herself. Will you ever see her again? Each year, 1 in 3 pets goes missing. Those with microchips greatly improve their chances of seeing their families again. Even if your pet has an identifying collar and tags, these may be lost and whoever finds her has no way of knowing she’s yours-unless she’s microchipped.

Overweight dog

Does This Collar Make Me Look Fat? Why Your Pet’s Weight Matters

It can be challenging for many pet parents to accurately assess their pet’s weight or decide how much food he really should be eating.  Gradual weight gain or loss can be hard to see on a day-to-day basis and is not on the top of most of our minds.


Kids and Pets

Whether you’re adding two or four-legged family members, here are some tips to help everyone get along.


Your Parasite Questions: Answered

Every day pets enter our clinic with complications from fleas, ticks or intestinal parasites. Each year we see heartworm positive dogs as well. Year round vigilance with appropriate preventives is the only way to protect your pet.