Puppy and Kitten Series Vaccines

Sometimes I think we do it on purpose. Really. Wait, I started in the middle of the discussion. Let’s try it again. We get questions a lot about vaccines. How necessary they are, how often they need to be given. There are some very vocal folks who are adamantly anti-vaccine. I’m not going to directly [...]

By | 2018-01-04T13:42:25+00:00 April 6th, 2017|FAQ, General Health|0 Comments

Winter Weather Hazards

Winter has finally arrived in Ohio, and with it the freezing temperatures, snow, and slick ground. Do you know about the problems the extreme cold can cause for your pet? Frostbite Frostbite is the damage that is caused to the skin (and other tissues) in extremely cold temperatures. The body’s natural response to colder temperatures [...]

By | 2018-01-03T05:49:49+00:00 January 13th, 2017|FAQ, General Health|0 Comments

Caring for your Pet’s Teeth at Home

You bring your pet in to Twin Maples for an exam, vaccines, maybe a blood test or fecal test, and to get the basic preventative medications to take home. And after that exam, your veterinarian likely will have a few things to say about your pet’s overall health. We do our best not to overwhelm [...]

By | 2018-01-04T14:01:55+00:00 June 10th, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

Adult Vaccines

If you thought the puppy and kitten vaccine series was confusing, hold onto your hat! Here’s where the confusion really starts. Let’s talk cats, because in some ways they’re a bit easier. Kittens finish their vaccine series at about 4-6 months of age. Got it. Inside only kitties basically need two vaccines- FVRCVP (we call [...]

By | 2018-01-04T14:12:33+00:00 May 6th, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

Preparing For a New Pet

Thinking of adding a new pet to the household? Great! Or is it? Adding a new pet can be an experience- in every sense of the word. We might be falling for a little fuzzy face on the spur of the moment, but a little preparation can go a long way. There will be different [...]

By | 2018-01-04T14:22:14+00:00 February 9th, 2015|FAQ, General Health|0 Comments

Preparedness Series: 1 of 4

Bringing your new puppy or kitten to the vet. Yay! A new household member, so exciting! So, now that you have made the decision to add this little one to your family, you might be thinking about the first visit to the veterinarian. Great! Here are some things to consider: Come in sooner rather than [...]

By | 2018-01-04T15:24:03+00:00 May 19th, 2014|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments