Spring is in the Air!
Ahh spring time! We can't wait for the grass to green and the flowers to bloom. As the weather warms so does our desire to be outside with our pets. Are your pets ready to spend more time outdoors? Do they have protection against three pests that can kill them? Fleas, ticks and heartworms can all kill your pet. Last year was a horrible year for flea populations and they will be back in full force again this year. The adult flea may die in harsh weather but they have la
I am often asked “What would you do?” in the exam room. That is a difficult question for a veterinarian to answer. There are so many extenuating circumstances that we can only offer medical advice as to how we think the patient would feel with his or her medical condition. We can advise how to make the pet comfortable and if there is anything more medically that can be done. It is hard for us to make the decision to euthanize because we haven't lived with this pet for 17
12 ways pets can contribute to your good health --
1. Pets may lower your cholesterol. If you own a dog, those daily walks are helping to keep your cholesterol in check. 2.Pets help relieve stress. Simply being in the same room as your pet can have a calming effect. Oxytocin is released which brings feelings of joy. A decrease in a stress hormone called cortisol aids in stress relief. 3. Pets may reduce your blood pressure. Petting your pooch or kitty brings down blood pressure while pleasing your pet. 4. Pets boost your fit