The Importance of the First Puppy and Kitten Visit

Many of you have probably already been educated on why having your puppy or kitten finish its vaccination series is important. Preventing serious diseases such as parvo in dogs and panleukopenia in cats, and non-treatable diseases such as distemper and rabies, is the purpose of finishing those vaccines. However, there is much more important information [...]

By | 2017-12-12T19:39:56+00:00 March 20th, 2014|FAQ, General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

New Volunteer Veterinarians at Boonshoft Discovery Zoo

As of January 1, 2014, Drs. Kim Burkhardt, Kristen Ferguson, and Sara Wells from Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital have taken over as the volunteer veterinarians that will be caring for the animals at the Boonshoft Discovery Zoo at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. We are very excited at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital to be starting [...]

By | 2017-12-12T19:47:36+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Skinny on Pet Insurance

Thinking about what to buy your best furry friend this holiday season? How about pet insurance?   It is every pet owner’s worst nightmare: a devastating illness or injury to their pet that in order to be treated requires a sum of money they are unable to afford. This amount of course varies depending on [...]

By | 2017-12-12T19:50:57+00:00 December 4th, 2013|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Pet Travel Safety Tips

With the holidays approaching, many people will be hitting the road to visit family. For some of those people, that will mean bringing their pets along for the ride. While not everyone takes their pets on road trips, many pet owners will take their pets (especially dogs!) in their car for errands, trips to nearby [...]

By | 2017-12-12T19:55:33+00:00 October 16th, 2013|FAQ, Pet Care|0 Comments

Choosing a Pet Sitter

Summer is almost here, and more and more people are getting ready for vacations. When planning a trip, many owners deal with the frustrations of who is going to take care of their pet(s) while they are away. Some elect to have them boarded, but that may not be the best situation for all pets. [...]

By | 2017-12-12T21:13:31+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Pet Care|0 Comments