Wishing all of our friends a happy and safe 4th of July holiday! For a few simple tips on keeping your pets safe and secure this holiday weekend, check out our blog post HERE.
Did you know that an excessive number of fleas on a dog or cat can not only be a nuisance, but it can also be deadly? Many fleas can mean a dangerous amount of blood loss in some pets. Flea anemia can be a potentially life-threatening problem for certain kinds of at-risk pets. Here’s what … Continue reading Protecting Your Pets from Flea Anemia
Summer is a great time to spend cooking and eating outdoors. Backyard barbecues are fun, but if you have pets around, it's important to take a few simple BBQ safety precautions. The emergency and critical care vets at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine have created a video with some BBQ safety tips for … Continue reading Video: Barbecues and Pet Safety
Wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can be traumatic events for people…and their animals. As you think about how you will react if a disaster hits your area, don’t forget to include your pets in any emergency preparedness planning. The American Veterinary Medical Association has created this “Saving the Whole Family” video on how to … Continue reading Video: Disaster Preparedness for Pet Owners
Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your pets, but it’s never a good time for your dog or cat to get stung by a bee or other stinging insect. Veterinary emergency and critical care doctor Christine Rutter from Texas A&M University provides some helpful advice for pet owners on preventing and … Continue reading Summer Pet Safety: Preventing and Treating Insect Stings