Know Which Vaccines Your Dog Really Needs

Know Which Vaccines Your Dog Really Needs

Preventative care for our pets is a very important step in keeping them healthy and maximizing our time with them. Vaccines are one of the most important steps in keeping them healthy. During the first few months of their lives, it is even more important since they

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Your Cat’s Dental Health

Your Cat’s Dental Health

Feline dental issues are far more common than owners realize. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates 70% of cats by the age of three already have developed some level of gum disease. If you notice any of these in your feline companion, consider bringing her into your

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How to Protect Your Dog From Water Hazards

How to Protect Your Dog From Water Hazards

Some people believe that dogs can naturally swim, however, that is not the case. They will tread water if they enter the water, or fall in, hence the term “dog paddling”, but they do not actually know how to swim. So it is just as important to

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Knowing When To Say Goodbye

Knowing When To Say Goodbye

None of us pet owners want to think about the end of our pets life, but it is the unfortunate reality we all face. Many of us hope for a “natural death”, just like we would hope for any member of our family. Mainly because most pet

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Why Annual Visits To Your Vet Are So Important

Why Annual Visits To Your Vet Are So Important

With the advancements in today’s medical technology, both humans and animals alike are being saved by medicine that was not available years ago. The ability to cure diseases, early diagnose and effective treatments are saving lives and giving people and animals more time on this great earth.

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Commercial vs. Homemade Pet Food

Commercial vs. Homemade Pet Food

Most pet owners would agree that purchasing commercially made pet food is far more convenient since most of us do not have time to make our pet’s food at home. With the recent recalls of commercially made pet food, some pet owners are becoming concerned about the

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Halloween Dangers For Your Pets

Halloween Dangers For Your Pets

Halloween is a wonderful and exciting time of year. Cooler weather, fun decorations, cute trick or treaters, but it also brings some dangers for your pet. Every year we hear on the news or see pets come in to our Ellicott City, MD veterinary practice that have

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