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5 Tips for Safe Travels With Your Pet

Preparing to travel, whether by land, air, or sea, is exciting, but can also be stressful, especially when your four-legged friends will join the adventure. We always want our pets with us, especially when leaving home for long periods, but traveling with pets does require extra planning. But, so long as you and your pet [...]

By |2020-11-25T15:19:00+00:00November 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Help Your Pet Have a Howling Good Howl-o-Ween

People enjoy most holiday festivities more than their pets, and Halloween is no exception. Many pets are normally anxious around strangers, bright lights, loud noises, and unusual activities, all highlights of the spooky season. Keep in mind that while you may love strobing lights, a blood-covered costume, and shrieking witch and howling werewolf decorations, your [...]

By |2020-10-08T20:58:24+00:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Name that Toxin: Common Pet Toxicities and Their Signs

Pets are notoriously inquisitive and stick their curious noses into everything, including things that can cause serious harm. Unfortunately, many items are toxic if touched, ingested, or inhaled by curious pets, and can cause varying effects, from drooling to death. To highlight your pet’s potential risks, we’ve listed the top 10 most common toxins, plus [...]

By |2020-09-09T14:56:38+00:00September 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Don’t Cats Receive the Routine Veterinary Care They Need?

When taking your pet to Holland Lake Hospital for annual wellness visits, do you think about only your dog? Don’t forget your feline friend also needs routine veterinary care to remain happy and healthy. According to an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) pet ownership survey, 79% of pet owners took their dog—but only 48% took [...]

By |2020-08-24T23:24:34+00:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Summer Safety How-To’s for Your Pet

The summer season is an excellent time to get outdoors, and enjoy the weather with your four-legged friend. However, summer adventures can pose a variety of risks to your pet’s health, particularly when the temperature skyrockets. Follow our tips, and keep your best friend safe from harm while exploring and playing outside this summer.  #1: [...]

By |2020-07-23T19:42:43+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Proper Preparation for July Fourth to Keep Your Pet Safe

As the highlight of the summer holidays approaches, many veterinary professionals dread the July Fourth horror stories. All too often, pets run afoul of firework freakouts, barbecue bone obstructions, and sizzling heatstroke episodes during Independence Day celebrations. While a tale of woe is great for learning from others’ mistakes, let’s change things up a bit, [...]

By |2020-06-17T02:45:40+00:00June 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prevent Quarantine Catastrophes: 6 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe

With the COVID-19 threat and stay-at-home orders, your family has hopefully hunkered down, and is trying to avoid any unnecessary trips outside the house. Although they may be home more, people seem busier than ever, with teleworking, homeschooling children, and stocking up on essential groceries. A trip to the veterinarian for a pet emergency is [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:13:52+00:00May 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Pet Owner’s Guide to COVID-19

As worry over the new coronavirus (i.e., COVID-19) spreads, along with the disease itself, you are likely trying to sort through misinformation and inaccurate reports of how COVID-19 is transmitted, whether your pet is at risk, or if your pet can infect you. Read our pet owner’s guide to COVID-19 to clear up any confusion [...]

By |2020-03-21T02:54:13+00:00March 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Price of Love: Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Imagine this scenario: Your new puppy, who you brought home only last week, destroyed her fluffy bed, eating large chunks of the memory foam mattress. When she could not keep anything down, you realized she was not going to pass her bedding, and she needed emergency treatment for her vomiting. At the emergency veterinary hospital, [...]

By |2020-03-12T02:29:38+00:00March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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