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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Can Your Dog Really Read Your Emotions?

Can Your Dog Really Read Your Emotions?

We all feel a close connection with our pets. They instantly become a part of our family, beloved companions and friends. Some  even claim that their connection is so strong with their dog that it can read their emotions. Their dog may be more affectionate to them

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Back-to-School Separation Anxiety

Back-to-School Separation Anxiety

Summer is a fun time for the whole family – including the dog. But what happens when the kids go back to school? Your dog may suffer from separation anxiety of all their playmates are suddenly gone all day long. This sudden change in daily routine can

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Facts about Puppy & Kitten Nutrition

Facts about Puppy & Kitten Nutrition

  If you want you new puppy or kitten to thrive, keep these facts in mind as you develop their diet. Proper nutrition is key to helping your pet grow up as best as possible. 1. A Balanced Diet Is Even More Important for Growing Animals Than

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How To Cope With Pet Allergies

How To Cope With Pet Allergies

Being allergic to your favorite furry friend is always disappointing. Roughly 15 to 20% of the population is allergic to animals.The most common pet allergens are proteins found in their dander (scales of old skin that are constantly shed by an animal), saliva, urine and sebaceous cells.

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Common Ailments for Older Dogs

Common Ailments for Older Dogs

Just like humans, as your dog gets older, they are more at risk of developing certain diseases and ailments. For this reason, it’s important for your dog to have regular checkups with their veterinarian. Our team can provide expert advice on how to care for your older

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Pet Airplane Travel Safety Tips

Pet Airplane Travel Safety Tips

Hitting the road with your pet this summer? If you’re traveling by plane, follow these tips to keep your pet safe along the journey. We advise only bringing your pet if they are small enough to keep under the seat with you. Otherwise, leave them with a

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Summer Dog Grooming Tips

Summer Dog Grooming Tips

Summer is always a fun season with your dog! With trips to the beach, long walks in the park, and lazy days in the backyard, it’s a perfect time to bond outside. But is your dog ready for summer? When your pet is spending more time outside,

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