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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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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Cat Training Tips

Cat Training Tips

Cats are not as social as dogs, so they are more independent. AS a result, they aren’t as naturally inclined to work for praise or attention like dogs, making them harder to train. But that doesn’t mean you can’t teach your cat a few tricks! Training your

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What is My Cat Saying?

What is My Cat Saying?

Cats are certainly not silent creatures. While some might mostly pure with an occasional meow, every sound they make is a form of communication. Curious what exactly your cat is saying? Here’s a quick decoder of some common sounds: “Meow” is an all-purpose word. Your cat may

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Spring Plants Your Pet May Be Allergic To

Spring Plants Your Pet May Be Allergic To

Did you know pets can also get allergies? Yep, just like humans, spring blooms can irritate your animals, giving them the same symptoms as you, like sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes. Sometimes, though, a dog’s allergies will present in a completely different way, often as a skin

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Springtime Pet Safety Tips

Springtime Pet Safety Tips

As the weather warms, your pet is likely itching to get outside. However, springtime can prove hazardous for pets if you aren’t careful. With Easter around the corner, you need to take precaution. Keep lilies and candy out of reach for pets. Chocolates are toxic to cats

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