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World Rabies Day How to Protect Your Pet from Rabies

World Rabies Day: How to Protect Your Pet

September 28th is world rabies day and all of us at Animal Care Veterinary Hospital want to spread awareness about rabies and how to protect your pet from this devastating condition. While most people are aware of rabies, they aren’t quite sure what it is and how it can affect their pet. So, what are […]


7 Signs That You Have a Sick Bird

7 Signs That You Have a Sick Bird

Having a pet bird is completely different from having a pet cat or dog. Although you may have experience with taking care of a sick cat or dog, taking care of a bird can be completely different. Pet birds are extremely good at hiding their pain. And unfortunately, birds are very prone to injuries, even […]


Tips For Pets With Noise Phobia

Tips For Pets With Noise Phobia

Have you ever seen your dog or cat become fidgety, anxious and hyperactive when there are fireworks or a thunderstorm? Your dog or cat may start breathing heavily, bark or meow consistently with wide eyes. If so, your pet may have loud noise phobia. Pets with loud noise phobia may either try hurting themselves or […]


A Care Guide For New Rabbits Housing & Exercise

A Care Guide For New Rabbits: Housing & Exercise

If you’re a new rabbit owner, you’re currently probably a combination of both elated and nervous. Elated, because your new pet is amazing, cute, and everything you’ve ever wanted in a furry friend. Nervous, because owning a rabbit is a big responsibility and you’re not totally sure about how to take care of your new […]


10 Things Your Pet Could Be Allergic To

10 Things Your Pet Could Be Allergic To

Every seasonal change brings in a handful allergies. Many people suffer from pollen allergies during the springtime causing sneezing, congestion and a runny nose which is why the month of May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Likewise, your pets can be allergic to a lot of things, even without you really knowing about […]


Allergies In Pets, Scratching The Surface

Allergies In Pets, Scratching The Surface

The Humane Society of America estimates that over 60% of American homes have pets. Dogs and cats remain the most common pets in America, accounting for more than 90% of the total number of pets in the country. This trend is quite encouraging as it means humans are showing love to other species more than […]


How To Introduce Old Pets To New Pets

How To Introduce Old Pets To New Pets

Congratulations! Your animal family is growing. This is an exciting time for everyone involved. Not only are you getting a new furry animal companion, but your existing pets are also. Just like people meeting for the first time, animal introductions can be awkward, uncomfortable, and sometimes tricky. Of course if at all possible, we always […]


How Can I Protect My Dog Against Heartworms

How Can I Protect My Dog Against Heartworms?

Heartworms are parasitic roundworms that can be transmitted to your dog via mosquito bites. Your dog should be tested by your vet every six months to check him or her for heartworms that were contracted during the previous season, as early detection is the key to properly treating your pet. Though the risk of mosquito […]


Five Steps To Managing Your Dog's Weight

Five Steps To Managing Your Dog’s Weight

The new year can be a great time for focusing on healthy resolutions, not just people, but dogs, too. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, roughly 53 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. After being cooped up indoors for months on end and typically eating more than usual, the […]


Keeping Your Pet Safe this Winter

Keeping Your Pet Safe this Winter

You are probably aware that hot weather can be tough on pets, but did you know that winter could be equally as dangerous? It’s true – cold weather, ice and snow, and even ice-melting agents can pose health risks to your animal companion. Meanwhile, a bored dog or cat can chew on houseplants, decorations, and […]


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