Stress Free Veterinary Visits

Ask anyone in the veterinary field why they chose a career in animal care and most will tell you that they wanted to make lives better for pets. Unfortunately, not all animals are willing participants in this process. Like people who visit any medical professional, there are those who are very afraid of these visits. Human dentists have long recognized this and offer a wide range of services, from simple sedation with nitrous gas to full anesthetic to allow people who are afraid of the dental visit to get the care they require. In the veterinary field we too have
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Health Tips – Dog Days of Summer

Summer time is a season full of great opportunities to do things outdoors.  As we prepare ourselves for the hot days ahead by buying sunscreen, and water bottles to take with us on excursions, it is important not to forget about our four footed companions.  Here are some mindful health tips to help us take care of our pets.   Health Tip 1: CARS It does not take long for the temperature to rise inside a car on a warm day.  A car can go from 25C to 71C while in the sun.  Temperatures of 47C can be reached inside
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How to Check your Pet’s Dental Health

Every day is the time to keep your pet’s oral and dental health. The eyes may be the mirror to the soul, but the mouth leads to the rest of the body. To be able to keep the mouth happy, healthy and free of halitosis (bad breath), it is important to know how to check your pet’s oral and dental health and what signs to look for.   Dental Health: 1. The Breath Test When having cuddle time with your pet be sure to sniff your pet’s breath. It can smell like the food you fed, the socks they stole, or
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