Clinic Blog

  • Why does my pet need a dental cleaning?

    Mon Jun 13 10:39:29 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    Dental health is an important aspect of your pets overall well-being. Poor dental health can lead to a myriad of problems. Usually by the time animals are 4-5 years old they need their teeth cleaned. Just as when we go to the dentist their teeth are cleane (read more)
  • Why does my pet need an exam with vaccines?

    Mon Jun 13 10:39:06 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    As your pets health care provider our first concern is your pet’s health and safety. Your pet should receive at least one physical exam yearly to ensure your pet’s health and that any medical concerns are addressed appropriately. If your pet is ill and he/ (read more)
  • When should I have my pet spayed/neutered?

    Mon Jun 13 10:38:41 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    We recommend spaying/neutering your pet at 6 months of age, before the rise of sex hormones. Spaying/neutering at this age not only prevents pregnancy, but many serious medical complications that may develop later in life.
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  • Why does my indoor pet need a rabies vaccine?

    Mon Jun 13 10:38:04 EDT 2011 by: Companion Animal Hospital Tag:

    Rabies vaccination is required by New Hampshire state law for any cat, dog or ferret older than 12 weeks of age. Rabies is one of the few viruses transmitted to humans from animals. Rabies is deadly and needs to be taken seriously as a human health concern (read more)