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Articles tagged: Summer

The Hazards of Holidays

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Accidents and illnesses usually occur at the most inopportune of times. Are you prepared?

The Danger of Leaving Pets in the Car

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Did you know that a “beautiful day,” with the right mix of sun/heat/humidity is very harmful to animals left in cars? Cars heat up remarkably fast and put our beloved animals at great risk. Please… Read More

Keep Your Cat Safe This Summer

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

For those cats who live an indoor-outdoor existence — or even an exclusive outdoor life, despite its many dangers — there are extra hazards to keep in mind during the warm weather months. There is an increase in cat fights, dog bites and road traffic accidents.

Dear Doctor: The Best Flea/Tick Prevention

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

If your cat loves the outdoors and you want to provide it to her even in limited doses, you still need to discuss parasite prevention with your veterinarian.

Dear Doctor: Dogs Gotta Swim…But Should They Be Bathed Afterward?

Monday, May 1st, 2017

My dog is now almost a year old and absolutely loves to go in the water. There is a saltwater bay near our house that leads to the ocean, and nothing makes him happier than to splash around in it, and even swim in it. He grins from ear to ear. But should I be bathing him after each wet excursion?

Protect Your Cat From Fleas

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

These tiny insects can cause your pet a variety of health issues. Understand that indoor cats can sometimes be at risk, too, so here’s how to be proactive.