5 Reasons Why Testing is Important for Pet Wellness

This scenario may sound familiar: You receive your pet’s reminder card, and see a slew of letters and numbers that don’t seem to form any legible words. You aren’t sure what your pet needs, but you figure it must be important, so you schedule an appointment. You arrive at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital, check in, [...]

By |2020-08-09T19:41:05+00:00August 9th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Common Knee Injuries in Dogs and What You Need to Know

Orthopedic issues occur frequently in dogs, especially ones affecting the knee. All too often, a pet owner sees their dog coming in from the backyard, limping on a hind leg. Fortunately, the dedicated team at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital offers the most advanced surgical procedures to repair these knee injuries. If your pooch is suffering [...]

By |2020-02-06T23:05:33+00:00February 4th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

How to train your human

I have been contemplating furr awhile on if I should let you in on this infurrmation or not… but I think it’s time you all know some of our secrets on how us cats train you humans to do what we want when we want you to do it. It’s really not rocket science, our [...]

By |2019-07-31T11:53:28+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

Caring for Senior Pets

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the oldest cat title belongs to Creme Puff, who lived to the ripe old age of 38. Her canine counterpart, Bluey, spent 20 years herding cattle and sheep in Australia before dying after his 29th birthday. Pets rarely live that long, but as veterinary medicine advances and [...]

By |2019-07-31T11:51:14+00:00July 16th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

Puppy Socialization: Do It Early and Make It Fun

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) defines socialization as “the process of preparing a dog … to enjoy interactions and be comfortable with other animals, people, places and activities.” Establishing these social cues is best when your pup is young—up until about 3 months of age—so learning the skills that will help her become well-mannered [...]

By |2019-06-11T02:09:25+00:00June 11th, 2019|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Dental Tartar: The Tip of the Iceberg

Have you ever heard that the tip of an iceberg is only 10 percent of the larger problem hidden below the surface? Well, dental tartar is similar—although it may taint your pet’s smile, the real trouble lies beneath. A host of problems—both in the mouth and beyond—can be related to the layers of mineralized plaque [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:27:56+00:00February 11th, 2019|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Focus on Lasers: Therapeutic Lasers for Pets

Therapeutic laser treatment has been thought to be one of the most underutilized treatment methods available in veterinary medicine. Technology is rapidly advancing, and laser therapy is becoming more accepted as a pain management tool that’s also capable of speeding the healing process within the body. This surgery-free, drug-free, and non-invasive form of treatment is [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:22:23+00:00February 11th, 2019|Illness and disease, Pet Care|0 Comments

Overheating and Dehydration in Pets

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” —Henry James   Everyone loves a pleasant summer afternoon, but when temperatures become too hot, everyone equally enjoys a tall glass of water, some shade, and time in the comforts of air conditioning. And, while you are [...]

By |2018-06-23T20:27:27+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Pet Care|0 Comments