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Can My Dog Have Allergies?

Can My Dog Have Allergies?

Oh, Spring. The sun is out, the flowers are in bloom, and children are enjoying the outdoors. Everyone is happy—except for those of us suffering from seasonal allergies. We’re too busy blowing our noses to stop and smell the roses, and our eyes are too itchy and watery for us to see all the greenery […]


Protecting Your Pets From Dangerous Plants

Protecting Your Pets From Dangerous Plants

Hunger and curiosity can make for a bad combination. I don’t know about your pet, but most seem to have both traits in spades. The second pets get outside, they often sniff and munch on anything they see from grass to strange plants. And if your pet can’t eat it, you can bet he’ll roll […]


Cat Bath Time Survival Guide

Cat Bath Time Survival Guide

We’ve all been taught since we were kids that cats hate water. Whether it was from Saturday morning cartoons or real-life experience playing with felines, it’s become common knowledge to fear the wrath of any cat irritated by wet fur. Turns out that is not entirely true. There are, in fact, some cats that actually […]


Do Dogs Need Sweaters or Jackets in the Winter

Do Dogs Need Sweaters or Jackets?

Some people think dogs in sweaters simply look cute, while some think it is absurd for the descendants of wolves to be dressed in fluffy jackets. Regardless of your stance on the matter, dog jackets and sweaters can be a useful tool to keep your furry best friend safe and healthy in the colder weather. […]


Does My Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?

Does My Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?

How often do you brush your teeth? Answer honestly! Don’t worry, this isn’t a guilt trip to get you to the dentist. Speaking of dentists, though, how often do you go in for a checkup? Once or twice a year? Last question. How much did it hurt the last time you had a cavity? Our […]


10 Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips

10 Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips

Winter can be a magical time. However, if proper precautions are not taken, it can pose several dangers to your pets! This blog will go over some of the most important safety precautions to take to ensure that your furry friends are kept safe and warm during this season. 1. No Damp Tramps If you […]


Thanksgiving Safety for Your Pet

Thanksgiving Safety for Your Pet

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for all of us and our pets. However, it’s important to pay attention to your pets on this holiday to make sure that they’re staying safe. With all of the food, guests, and noise that accompany a large gathering, a pet can become overwhelmed. It’s very important to consider the […]


Why and How Cats Have Seizures

Why and How Cats Have Seizures

It’s likely that seizures in cats, as with those in humans, are linked to the prefrontal cortex. This part of the brain is responsible for decision making, personality, and other cognitive behaviors. During times of stress, the body produces hormones that may lead to a seizure. Symptoms of Seizures in Cats Typical symptoms of a […]


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 […]


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