Dental Month

February is pet dental month. The importance of dental care and oral health to pets cannot be over emphasized. Often dental care for pets is overlooked because issues with the teeth are not always easy to notice. Many people also think that as long as their pet is still eating their teeth are fine but [...]

Dental Month2017-08-16T18:39:17+00:00

Holiday Travel with Pets

During the holiday season we often travel to visit family and friends. Sometimes we take our furry family members along or we may arrange to have them cared for while we are away. Both travelling and being cared for by others can be stressful for many animals. However there are some ways we can hopefully [...]

Holiday Travel with Pets2018-07-30T01:36:33+00:00

Common Aging Issues in Dogs and Cats

November is Senior Pet Month at the Beausejour Animal Hospital. As our pets age they often face common age-related health challenges, just as we do as we get older. It can be difficult to tell if an animal is ill or in pain as they tend not to act sick until the condition is severe. [...]

Common Aging Issues in Dogs and Cats2017-08-16T18:43:59+00:00

Adjusting to life with a new pet

Choosing a new pet to bring into the family is very exciting. This article will focus on dogs and cats but there are other exotic pets to choose from. It is important to think realistically about what type of pet best suits you. If you are looking for a purebred dog or cat make sure [...]

Adjusting to life with a new pet2017-08-16T18:44:27+00:00

Pets and Poison

We love our cats and dogs. It’s safe to say our world is better with a faithful pet in it. But my goodness, they will chow down on just about anything and everything. Unfortunately most cannot read the labels on our foods, household products and plants. I say most because I knew a Standard Poodle [...]

Pets and Poison2017-08-16T18:45:26+00:00

The Importance of Wellness Exams, Bloodwork and Urine Analysis in your Senior Pet

As your pet ages it becomes more important to consider having regular physicals, bloodwork and urine analysis performed to check their general health status. A dog over 7 years old and a cat over 8 years old is considered a senior. It is recommended that older animals have a physical exam, bloodwork and urine analysis [...]

The Importance of Wellness Exams, Bloodwork and Urine Analysis in your Senior Pet2017-08-16T18:47:56+00:00