You’ve done it! You’ve brought a new kitten into your family. Congratulations! After setting up the litter box, scratching post, food and water bowls, and millions of cat toys, it is time to call for her first veterinary exam. When to schedule your appointmentOnce you are sure you will be adopting a kitten it is … Read moreBringing Your New Kitten to the Vet
You’ll Be a Hero! – They need a home and deserve a chance to live out their later years in a loving home. Senior dogs spend nearly four times as long on pet adoption sites as younger dogs do. You’ll be saving their life and giving another dog that needs rescuing a chance and a … Read more8 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog
Middlehope Veterinary Hospital & Pet N Play Resort Canine Training Academy Does your fur baby completely ignore you when you call them? Is it impossible to take them on walks? Do you dread going to the vet with them? Do you actively avoid other dogs and people when you do take them on walks? Do … Read moreCanine Training Academic Article
1. Word of mouth. Some of the best information you can acquire about a prospective veterinarian is from people who have had experiences in a practice. Where do your friends take their puppy? Why does your mom love her cat’s veterinarian? Does your co-worker rave about the staff at her vet office? These contacts can provide first-hand … Read moreChoosing the Right Vet for You & Your Pet
Know what can make Halloween truly terrifying? Pets who get into these dangerous situations. Here are 7 safety tips to keep your pets safe this Halloween: Keep all candies, including chocolates, anything containing xylitol or raisins, and anything containing a stick or wrapper, out of your pet’s reach. Chocolate, xylitol, and raisins are extremely toxic, … Read moreHalloween Safety Tips
It’s getting hot, hot, hot–and warm weather doesn’t just affect humans! High temperatures can cause serious health problems for our pets if we don’t keep them cool. Follow these tips to keep your pets safe all summer long: 1. Don’t leave your pet in the car, even on mild days. Vehicle interiors heat up dangerously … Read more5 Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets
Most people are aware of the threat of breast cancer to both men and women and the importance of early detection. But did you know your pets can get breast cancer, too? In honor of National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, here are four things to know about mammary cancer in pets. 1. Mammary tumors are … Read moreBreast Cancer Awareness – For Dogs & Cats, Too!
Whether he’s not feeling well or due for his annual wellness visit, getting your cat to the vet can be stressful for both you and your kitty. Cats are the masters at hiding signs that they don’t feel well, so it’s very important for cats to visit the vet for their annual exam and as … Read moreWhat Do You Do When Your Cat Hates the Vet?
It’s been a hot one! When the heat index pushes temps into the triple digits, it’s important to keep your pet’s health and safety in mind. A dog’s normal temperature is approximately 101 degrees. When temperatures rise into the high double and triple digits, it becomes more difficult for your pet to regulate their temperature, … Read moreKeep Your Pet Safe from Heat Stroke!