How In-House Diagnostics Can Benefit Your Pet

Waiting for results from a reference laboratory can be frustrating, but our Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital team offers a wide variety of in-house diagnostics that provide fast answers, so your pet’s treatment is not delayed. Keep reading to learn about our in-house diagnostic capabilities and how they benefit your pet. Our in-house veterinary laboratory benefits [...]

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Brushing your pet’s teeth is a habit that seems impossible but is actually achievable—dare we say enjoyable—with proper training. In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month, our Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital team provides you with seven steps to toothbrushing success.  #1: Know what proper toothbrushing looks like for pets Before teaching your pet a [...]

Do’s and Don’ts for Adding Years to Your Pet’s Life

There’s no denying that our pets’ lives are far too short, but while we can’t make them live forever, we can do the next best thing. By approaching our pet’s health and wellbeing proactively, we can extend the time we spend together and improve their overall quality of life. It’s never too late to take [...]

7 Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity

Obesity is affecting an increasing number of pets. An overweight pet can face serious health consequences that decrease their longevity and reduce their quality of life. Our Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital team wants to help prevent pet obesity by providing tips to help maintain your pet at a healthy weight. #1: Understand the consequences [...]

Did You Know? Pets’ Allergies Explained

When your seasonal allergies kick into overdrive during the spring and summer, you may notice your pet suffering too. But pets’ allergy signs are different from yours, which can be difficult for you to appreciate. Our Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital team is here to help you understand the difference between pet and human allergies by describing common pet [...]

My Pet’s Blood Work: What Does It Mean, and Why Is It Important?

When our Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital team sees your pet, whether for a wellness visit or a sick patient exam, we will likely recommend blood work. We commonly use blood panels to evaluate your pet’s health and to determine why they are ill. However, when you review your pet’s blood work results, the meaning of all those [...]

Dental Details—What Happens During Your Pet’s Dental Cleaning

Dental health is an important part of your pet’s overall health and wellbeing. Regular at-home dental care and professional cleanings performed at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital can potentially add years to your pet’s life by preventing or minimizing periodontal disease—a painful and progressive condition that attacks the tooth root below the gum line. But, what happens during a [...]

Itching, Scratching, and Licking! Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

Summer is here, and along with rising temperatures come blooming flowers, buzzing pests, and, for many pet owners, itching pets. Although warmer temperatures are often associated with allergies, many pets also suffer year-round allergy problems. Pet owners with allergy prone pets know the frustration of listening to their four-legged companion thumping their legs, and licking [...]

5 Ways to Boost Your Pet’s Physical Fitness

You know your four-legged friend needs daily exercise as much as you do, but getting out of an exercise rut and venturing into an invigorating new activity is tough. Spice up your exercise routine that includes your pet, giving one of the following ideas a shot. Remember though, a specific activity may not be a [...]

It’s That time – Ensure Your Pet is on Heartworm Preventive

You may have heard about heartworm disease from your veterinarian, and you may know that you can prevent your pets from heartworm infection, but do you know about heartworms themselves? Do you know that a heartworm is a parasitic worm that lives inside your dog’s heart and can cause deadly heartworm disease? Read the letter [...]

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