Preparedness Series: 2 of 4

Prepping with Your Pets Are you a “prepper?” Prepping is an increasingly popular concept- being prepared to deal with and survive a disaster. Hard-core preppers may have a bomb shelter. They might have 12 months of food supplies tucked away. There are lots of websites on prepping, and the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) [...]

By | 2018-01-04T15:21:18+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Pet Care|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

Merial PureVax Feline Rabies – Update

Merial PureVax® Feline Rabies vaccine is currently on backorder. Merial PureVax is the cat vaccine we highly recommend since it is formulated without immune system stimulating chemicals that have the potential to trigger allergic reactions and site reactions. The company states that the rabies vaccine may become available as early as the end of May [...]

By | 2018-01-04T16:06:20+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Pet Care|0 Comments

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 | 2018-01-04T16:12:42+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 | 2018-01-04T17:27:19+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 | 2018-01-04T17:39:21+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 | 2018-01-04T17:47:42+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 | 2018-01-04T18:55:25+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Pet Care|0 Comments

Caring for Your Senior Pet

Just as with humans, our animal companions experience a variety of changes as they age. It’s up to us to be able to recognize these changes and do our best to help ease our pets into their golden years with dignity and comfort. Below, an Ohio vet shares some tips for providing the proper care [...]

By | 2018-01-04T18:59:48+00:00 April 16th, 2013|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Why Adopt?

Are you planning on an addition to your furry family? Veterinarians are often asked for their opinions about breeds of dogs (and sometimes cats!), and which are the best ones to get. My answer is always the same: adopt a shelter pet! Based on the ASPCA’s (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to [...]

By | 2018-01-07T03:32:40+00:00 March 17th, 2013|Pet Care|0 Comments

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