The Power of the Human-Animal Bond

Without question, the bond you share with your pets is a two-way, judgment-free connection that delivers benefits to both you and to your animal companions. At Town & Country Animal Hospital, we’re here to help nurture the relationship you have with your pets through a lifetime of quality veterinary care, training tips, and plenty of support when you [...]

Improve Pet Safety at Home During the Christmas Season

The Christmas season is a busy time of year when your home might look a little different. With bright lights, decorations, holiday treats, and house guests, your household may hold more potential dangers to your pet during the winter season. Since your pets rely on you to keep them safe, it’s important to take extra precautions [...]

Tips on Treating and Preventing Pancreatitis in Cats

Your cat’s pancreas is a busy little organ. It produces valuable digestive enzymes and critical hormones like insulin. Unfortunately, it can become inflamed, which results in a condition known as cat pancreatitis. This inflammation can be sudden (acute) or ongoing (chronic). Acute pancreatitis comes on abruptly, but with rapid, often aggressive, treatment, acute pancreatitis can [...]

Made in the Shade—Protecting Your Pet from the Summer Heat

The power of summer heat and humidity demands respect. Unfortunately, every year, human and pet lives are claimed by the unforgiving temperatures. Town and Country Animal Hospital wants your pet to have a fun summer, but for things to be fun, they must be safe. Use the following guide to make the most of the [...]

Leashes and Leads: Dog Leash Safety

Walking your pets can be a rewarding experience for both you and your furry family members. Exercise, fresh air, and spending quality time together are just some of the benefits of leashed walking with your pet. The team at Town & Country Animal Hospital have put together some pet leash safety tips to keep your companions safe [...]

Seasonal Adjustments: Keeping Winter Pet Safety Top of Mind

When Old Man Winter comes to town he can bring varied temperatures, rain, sleet, and bitter cold. Pets, too, are exposed to different hazards during winter than at other times of year. To keep your pet protected through the cold months, your friends at Town and Country Animal Hospital are here to give you the scoop on winter pet [...]

Heat Exhaustion in Pets Is Nothing to Sneeze At

As is the case with most catastrophes, heat exhaustion in pets sneaks up on owners. By the time symptoms are noticeable, the situation can be barreling toward perilous at a frighteningly fast pace. The good news is that heat exhaustion in pets is entirely preventable! Minimizing your pet’s exposure to the heat is the best [...]

Sweater Weather: How To Practice Fall Pet Safety

If the autumn season has you thinking about football, crisp days, yummy soups, you’re not alone. Fall is a great time to be outdoors with your pet, too. For dogs, nothing beats a romp in the leaves or a sniff through the hay; and your kitty is probably relishing those midday sunbeams as the days [...]

Prevent a Pet Poisoning: Limit Pesticides and Rodenticides

Rodents are never far from our houses, garbage bins, and picnic tables. They multiply, cause damage or destruction, and even have the potential to spread disease. While a quick, easy application of rodenticide may help control their numbers, rodents can live between 12 hours and 2 days before the poison eventually kills them. In that [...]

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