Understanding Pet Pruritus

Pruritus is a complicated term meaning itchiness. Pruritus in pets can be caused by numerous conditions, and itchy skin can sometimes lead to serious health problems. Our Town & Country Animal Hospital team explains how we address pet pruritus. Potential pet pruritus causes Before we can treat pet pruritus, we must determine the cause, because [...]

Pets and Wellness Screening Test Results

Routine screening tests are an essential part of your pet’s veterinary care and should be performed at every wellness visit. While abnormal test results help our veterinarians identify and treat potential problems promptly, normal test results are also important. Our veterinary team will record your pet’s normal values to use as a comparison and to [...]

Snap, Crackle, Pop—Arthritis in Pets

Arthritis is a familiar term—but do pets experience the same aches and pains as their two-legged guardians? How can you tell if your pet has arthritis? And, can anything be done to help them?  Learn the answers to these questions and more in this Town & Country Animal Hospital guide to arthritis in pets.  Arthritis [...]

8 Tips on How to React If Your Pet Has a Seizure

Many conditions can cause seizures in pets, and witnessing your pet have a seizure can be frightening. Our Town and Country Animal Hospital PC team wants to help by providing tips on how to react if your pet is affected. #1: Be informed about what causes pet seizures A seizure is a temporary, involuntary brain [...]

FAQs About Pet Weight Management

Excess weight can lead to serious health complications for your pet. Many pets are overweight or obese, but most pet owners don’t recognize the problem. Our Town and Country Animal Hospital PC team wants to help by answering frequently asked questions about pet weight management. Question: How do I know if my pet is overweight? [...]

Chronic Ear Infections in Pets

If you have had an ear infection, you know how painful and irritating this condition can be. When your pet has a chronic ear infection, they suffer too, enduring inflammation and pain in a seemingly never-ending cycle of one ear infection after the other. Owners often find managing their pets’ chronic ear infections challenging, but [...]

5 Regular Pet Wellness Screening Benefits

You may be tempted to skip your pet’s annual wellness screening if they seem healthy, but these visits are extremely important to their overall health and wellbeing. Our Town and Country Animal Hospital team wants to explain how your pet can benefit from regular wellness screenings to ensure they get the care they need to [...]

When It’s More Than Shedding: Guide to Hair Loss in Pets

For most pet owners, fur and hair are permanent accessories, and lint rollers are like gold. Shedding is a natural way for your pet to shake off their undercoat’s old, damaged hair and regulate their body temperature. Many breeds grow thicker coats in winter and lose them in the spring as temperatures rise. However, pets [...]

Pet Allergies 101: What Makes Your Pet Itchy?

Oh, spring—the flowers are blooming, the grass is getting greener, the birds are chirping, and the pets are itching. Yep, our four-legged friends are as susceptible to allergies as people, and an allergic pet feels as crummy as someone sniffing and sneezing through the changing seasons. Pets and people react to many of the same [...]

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