Diabetes in Pets

Feb 16, 2023 at 06:25 am by FamilyPetHealth

Diabetes mellitus is a serious medical condition that can affect our pets much like it affects humans. It occurs when the body is unable to produce or properly utilize insulin.... Read More

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Jan 31, 2023 at 09:09 pm by FamilyPetHealth

Dental care is an important aspect of pet healthcare, yet it is often overlooked. Just like humans, pets can suffer from dental problems that can lead to serious health issues.... Read More

Walk My Dog 2022 Begins May 1

May 03, 2022 at 10:26 am by FamilyPetHealth 1

Local animal hospital, Family Pet Health, in partnership with Wag It Better Dog Training, has announced their third annual Walk My Dog program for area residents to encourage.... Read More

Do you need pet insurance?

Mar 17, 2022 at 06:31 am by FamilyPetHealth

When your pet gets sick or injured, the last thing you want to think about is how much their care will cost. Pet insurance helps protect you from that financial burden associ.... Read More

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease reaches Tennessee

Feb 07, 2022 at 07:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

A deadly rabbit disease has been detected in Tennessee. The State Veterinarian of Tennessee confirmed last week that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2) was detect.... Read More

Is Your Pet Overweight or Even Obese?

Jan 19, 2022 at 06:19 am by FamilyPetHealth 1

We all know how it feels when those extra pounds creep up on us. Did you know that, just like for humans, a leading threat to the nation’s companion animals is the rise.... Read More

New Year's Resolutions for You and Your Pet

Jan 10, 2022 at 10:15 pm by FamilyPetHealth

The new year is a time for resolutions. But instead of focusing on just ourselves, let’s make a point to include our pets in some resolutions this year. Here are five of.... Read More

Understanding FAS (Fear, Anxiety, and Stress) in the Vet Clinic

Sep 22, 2021 at 08:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

How does your pet react to a visit to the veterinarian's office?  Does your dog wag her tail, solicit pats from the staff, lick the faces of the associates and otherwise.... Read More
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Don't skip the chip for your pet

Jan 27, 2021 at 07:00 am by FamilyPetHealth 1

Few things frighten a pet owner as much as the prospect of losing a pet.  The door didn't close all the way. The gate was left open. There's a hole you didn't know about.... Read More

How to treat knee ligament tears in dogs

Jan 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by FamilyPetHealth 1

Did you know that one of the most common serious injuries veterinarians see in large dogs is also a common human injury?  Tears of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) is.... Read More
Skunks are one of the top carriers of rabies in Middle Tennessee

Love is in the air. What's that smell?

Feb 06, 2020 at 12:00 pm by FamilyPetHealth 1

Love is in the air as February is the month of love. Although Valentine’s Day chocolates are a danger to our pets and should be kept out of reach, another threat this ti.... Read More

Why you should resolve to walk your dog

Dec 30, 2019 at 08:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

With our New Year's resolutions just around the corner, now is the perfect time to add exercising with your dog to your list. Not only is walking important to our well being,.... Read More
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Traveling With Your Pet

Dec 20, 2019 at 09:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

Almost a third of all Americans will travel more than 50 miles this holiday season. Many of those trips will include the family pet. Much like traveling with young children, t.... Read More

Does your pet hate his Halloween costume?

Oct 15, 2019 at 01:53 pm by FamilyPetHealth 1

It's that time of year when funny pictures of dachshunds dressed up as hot dogs and of pugs in pumpkin outfits start to show up in our Facebook and Instagram feeds. You may be.... Read More
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How to help your dog beat the heat

Jul 11, 2019 at 08:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

As we enter the "Dog Days of Summer" this weekend, it is important to protect your pet from the extreme heat. During the hottest days of July and August, dogs are at a far gre.... Read More

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