I went to see Belle, an aging black Labrador a few weeks ago and during the appointment Belle’s owner, Melinda, looked deep into my eyes with a look of concern and asked “How do I know when it’s time?” I can’t count how often I am asked this question. It is difficult but it is [...]
Entertaining your dog Just like us, our dogs can get bored being cooped up indoors and stuck at home because of the weather. And just because they can’t get outside doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t do anything. It’s important to keep your pets engaged with family members and mentally stimulated. This can be a really [...]
It can be sad for both dog and owner when walks are no longer possible. Without that daily bonding experience, some owners may worry that the end is fast approaching. Although the physical aspect of walking may not be possible, your dog can still gain a lot from just being outside with their owner, and [...]
Colder weather brings ice and snow, both of which can cause falls and injuries. Your dog may seem confident walking during winter, however they can slip and fall just like us, causing injuries, broken limbs or even taking an owner down with them. Whether it’s black ice, hard packed snow, or ice deceptively hidden under [...]
February is Veterinary Dental Health Month. A month to highlight the importance of dental health in our pets and especially our seniors. Read about Lela and her dental health journey.