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Heartworm Disease and Prevention in Pets

Spring has sprung and, with the balmier weather, the insect population has sprung along with this season. Among the most annoying pests is the mosquito, but this tiny insect is more than a pest because it can cause deadly or debilitating diseases in your pet.  You have likely heard about heartworm disease, but did you [...]

How to Care for a French Bulldog: A Complete Guide

Over the past few years, the French bulldog breed has become increasingly popular because of these dogs’ sweet, lovey-dovey nature and bright, bat-eared cuteness. The French bulldog, or Frenchie, is seen everywhere nowadays, and the breed’s wrinkled forehead, short, muscular stature, and signature big ears just beg for attention. But all these unique characteristics also [...]

Human Medications and Pets: Frequently Asked Questions

When humans feel sick or develop aches and pains, we take over-the-counter or prescription medications to feel better. When pets get sick, some pet owners want to provide their furry pal with the same relief and they offer them their own medication. Unfortunately, pets who are given human medications or who accidentally ingest them can [...]

Emergency and Urgent Veterinary Care: Know the Difference

Ensuring the health of your furry pal is a pet owner’s responsibility. Yet, determining a health concern’s urgency can be challenging, especially when your pet needs help after our normal business hours. Can the problem wait, does it require urgent care, or is emergency care more appropriate? The Town & Country Animal Hospital team offers [...]

Mastering Medication: A Guide for Pet Owners

Being a pet owner comes with its joys, but it also brings its fair share of challenges. One common hurdle many pet owners face is the task of giving their furry friends medication. Whether it's popping a pill, applying eye ointment, or dosing ear medication, the struggle is real. However, fear not! Our Town & [...]

Brushing Up on Dental Health: How to Care for Your Pet’s Mouth

While a big, slobbery kiss might be your pet’s favorite way of showing affection, you may be revolted when they lean in for a smooch. Particularly foul breath, brown tartar buildup, and inflamed gums do not make for pleasant kisses, nor do they demonstrate a healthy, pain- and infection-free mouth. Many pets suffer from dental [...]

Pet Health Insurance Guide

While responsible pet owners prioritize preventive care to maintain their pet’s health and wellbeing, not every accident, injury, or illness can be prevented. That’s why expecting the unexpected is important. Pet health insurance helps pet owners face unanticipated emergencies, knowing that financial constraints will not prevent their furry pal from receiving necessary treatment. Decide if [...]

Why Pet Cold Safety Is a Good Idea

Chilly temperatures and other winter hazards can put pets in danger. During this time of year, you need to take precautions to avoid a pet emergency. You don’t have to stay inside with your pet until spring, but you should consider your pet’s safety during winter activities. To help ensure you know how to keep [...]

Managing Feline Respiratory Infections

Respiratory infections are common and highly contagious feline diseases, with upper respiratory infections (URIs) being the most common. While URIs are generally self-limiting, they can progress to serious illness, so keep an eye out for signs that your cat is ill. To learn how to identify, manage, and prevent your cat from developing a respiratory [...]

How to Eye-dentify Common Eye Diseases in Pets

Pets can suffer from various ocular problems that can cause significant discomfort, vision loss, or permanent damage. Some pets have a high risk for developing eye issues, so keep a close eye on your furry pal if they have one or more of the following: Brachycephalic head structure (i.e., short snout, bulging eyes) Excess facial [...]

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