Clinic Blog

  • My pet only gets 1 bowl of food I day. Why is he/she fat?

    Mon Jun 13 10:41:41 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    Pet food bowls come in many shapes and sizes so it is difficult to monitor exactly how much food your pet is getting. A more effective way to control your pets daily rations is to measure the food with a measuring cup to ensure that your pet is not overeat (read more)
  • How do I get rid of doggie-breath?

    Mon Jun 13 10:40:59 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    Routine dental care is truly the best way to help treat, and prevent doggie breath. Home brushing is helpful, even if you only brush twice a week. It is the mechanical, massaging motion of the toothbrush on the gums that is the most important. Eating dry f (read more)
  • Why should I have my pet microchipped?

    Mon Jun 13 10:40:36 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    Microchipping is a safe, effective means of identifying and recovering your pet if he/she gets lost. Many dogs and cats will go missing, but few return to their owners once they are brought to a shelter, police department, or veterinary hospital. Microchip (read more)
  • Why does my dog eat poop?

    Mon Jun 13 10:40:18 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    The ingestion of fecal matter (coprophagia) is a non-harmful but undesirable habit. There is no known cause as to why some dogs engage in this behavior. Despite popular belief it is not caused by lack of vitamins/minerals, and is uncommonly caused by malnu (read more)