Has Your Pet Put on a Little Extra Weight?

Has Your Pet Put on a Little Extra Weight?

5 Simple Steps to Healthy Weight Loss in Dogs  In honor of National Pet Obesity Awareness Day on October 14, we want to encourage pet owners to help their pooches shed those extra pounds. Losing weight is critical for overweight pets, but must be done in a healthy...
Why is Wellness Care Important for My Pet?

Why is Wellness Care Important for My Pet?

Why is Wellness Care Important for My Pet?  Pets require routine veterinary care to maintain their good health. Nothing is more important than regular wellness care to ensure diseases do not go undetected and to protect your pet from the many illnesses that can be...
3 Myths About Heartworm Disease in Pets

3 Myths About Heartworm Disease in Pets

3 Myths About Heartworm Disease in Pets Heartworm disease has been diagnosed in dogs in all 50 states, yet a few misconceptions still circulate about this parasitic condition. The best way to keep your furry friend safe from this disease transmitted through mosquito...
What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

What is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

Ever been petting your cat when they suddenly turn on you, transforming from purring and sweet to evil and attacking? Cats can be mysterious creatures, and many owners of cats become frustrated with their seemingly erratic or aggressive behavior. But, the key to...
Be Prepared with a Pet First Aid Kit

Be Prepared with a Pet First Aid Kit

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. As a pet owner, you have an extra responsibility to prep your pet for disaster. A first aid kit that is fully stocked—not only for you but also for your furry friend—is an essential component of your emergency plan....
Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Missing No More: How a Microchip Can Reunite You and Your Pet August 15 was Check the Chip Day for pets with microchips. Each year, Academy Veterinary Hospital encourages pet owners to stop by so we can quickly scan their pet’s microchip to ensure it hasn’t migrated...