Exercise is good for everyone, but it is especially important for dogs who are naturally active. All dogs can benefit from getting daily exercise at a level that’s appropriate for their age, breed, and fitness abilities.
Orthopedic problems are medical problems in dogs that directly affect the musculoskeletal system including the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Orthopedic problems can range from mild to severe and cause pain and discomfort, limit mobility, and lead to additional injuries and health problems.
Whether you have recently adopted a puppy or kitten or have an adult pet with a reproductive system that is still intact, we encourage you to seriously consider electing spay or neuter surgery. These surgical procedures offer many benefits to pets and to the greater community.
As you know, the heart is one of the most vital of the body’s vital organs, and the same is true when it comes to our pet’s hearts, too. For this reason, any health issues involving the heart need to be taken seriously and treated with the utmost attention to detail.
While you enjoy all the festivities, take some special precautions to keep your pets safe around the following holiday treats that could be dangerous for them.
We think that every month of the year should celebrate adopting older animals because there are so many good reasons to adopt a senior pet that we could only fit the very best in this blog post.
Jokes about overweight pets can be found everywhere online, but obesity in pets really is not something to laugh about. All pets are cute, but overweight pets should not be considered especially cute because they are actually at risk for developing several weight-related health problems.
At Sage Creek Animal Hospital, we like to honor the month by spreading awareness about service dogs to help more people understand what service dogs are and what the proper etiquette is when you encounter one while you’re out and about.
We like to celebrate by spreading awareness about why we immunize our pets while helping to educate pet owners about the importance of vaccinating pets.
Shopping for your pet is fun, but crafting for them can be a blast, too! As any cat lover knows, our feline friends play with some of the oddest items: hair elastics, plastic wrappers, and discarded boxes. When you make toys for your cats with items you have around the house, your cats will not only love them, but you’ll also end up saving a lot of money at the pet store.