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

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

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

Feb 06, 2020 at 12:00 pm by FamilyPetHealth

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

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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Is your pet ready for fireworks?

Jun 25, 2019 at 11:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

Next week is July 4th. And with the holiday comes the sounds of patriotic citizens celebrating with fireworks in their neighborhoods. For family pets, the assorted explosives.... Read More
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How to prevent parasites in your pets

Jun 19, 2019 at 07:00 am by FamilyPetHealth

Summer is upon us. And with the warmer temperatures comes a reminder that our pets are at risk from biting pests and the diseases and parasites they carry. The three most com.... Read More