Clinic Blog

  • 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)
  • 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)