Dogs are known as man’s best friends for a reason. They are loyal, loving, and always happy to see us. As pet owners, we want to take care of our dogs and return their loyalty by doing all we can to make sure they are happy and healthy. One way we can do that is by making sure they have the right types of toys to play with.
If you’re like most pet owners, you want your furry friend to be as healthy as possible. And a part of achieving and maintaining your pet’s health is making sure they are a healthy weight. Here at White Haven Veterinary Hospital, we offer personalized Pet Health Plans that will help your pet maintain optimal health!
Being prepared and knowing what to expect when you come to your pet’s next veterinary examination can help you both have a more productive visit to the veterinary office. If you know what to expect, you can also be prepared with questions and concerns to discuss with the veterinarian during your pet’s examination.
With the weather warming up and the days growing longer, it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the beauty and fresh air of the great outdoors with your favorite furry hiking companion. If you plan to take a hike with your pet in tow, be sure to consider the following safety tips to ensure you both have a marvelous adventure.
Hyperthyroidism is one of the more common conditions that affect cats, and it’s especially common in older cats. At White Haven Veterinary Hospital, we’re proud to be fully equipped and trained to provide radioactive iodine therapy to treat hyperthyroidism in cats.
Symptoms of heartworm disease in cats range from no symptoms at all to sudden collapse and death. There are a few things cat owners should know about heartworms and heartworm disease to protect their cats.
Puppies are loads of fun, but they also require loads of work and care. So, before you spontaneously decide to spring for a new puppy (March 23rd is National Puppy Day, after all.), be sure you fully understand the kind of responsibility that having a puppy requires and you understand what you need to do to take good care of your new pet.
Most people get pets as a way to add some extra joy, companionship, and love to their lives. Pets are an excellent addition to any family, and they can help create lasting memories. However, pets are more than just animal companions. They can also be mentors if you’re paying attention.
The holiday season is all about celebration, giving, and gratitude. It’s a time for decorating your home and bringing your family and friends together. While you participate in all the festivities of the season, make sure it’s a happy time for your pets, too, by avoiding these holiday safety hazards for pets
Just because your pet is getting older does not mean that it’s normal for them to get sick or experience pain. It simply means that the care they receive needs to be adjusted to meet their needs and keep them as happy, healthy, and comfortable as possible.
Keeping your pet’s vaccines up to date is essential to ensuring this protection and their good health.
June marks the height of kitten season, and it’s also Adopt-a-Cat Month. So, if you plan to bring home a new kitten or cat in celebration, we encourage you to do a little research and preparation ahead of time to ensure your new feline friend feels right at home in your home.
Pets have no way to tell us when they aren’t feeling their best. So, it’s up to pet owners to keep a close eye on their pets’ behaviors and appearances to look for potential signs that could indicate a health problem, such as allergies.
Flea and tick season which runs from May through August in Pennsylvania has nearly begun, and this means it’s time to make sure your pets have adequate protection from these parasites and the dangerous diseases they carry.
If you spot a loose dog on the road or have a cat meowing on your doorstep, do you know what to do? How do you know if an animal is actually lost, if the animal is a stray, or if it’s safely roaming its territory?