Microchipping Your Pet: The Importance and Benefits of Permanent Identification
As a pet owner, you know how much your furry friend means to you. Losing a pet can be a heartbreaking experience. That’s why we want to discuss an essential topic that can increase your pet’s chances of returning home if they ever become lost: microchipping.
Heartworm Awareness Month: All about Heartworm Disease In Dogs
With Heartworm Awareness Month upon us, it is an opportune time to remind pet owners about the importance of protecting their pets from this deadly parasite.
Surviving Spring: Managing Pet Allergies for a Happier, Healthier Pet
Allergies are not just limited to humans but can also affect pets, causing them to experience a variety of symptoms such as itching, redness, and discomfort. While pet allergies can occur throughout the year, the spring season can be a particularly troublesome time for our furry friends.
Common Dental Issues In Dogs
February is Pet Dental Health Month, which is a great time to focus on the oral health of our furry friends. Dental problems are one of the most common health issues in dogs, and can lead to serious health problems if left untreated. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common dental issues in dogs.
How to Travel Safely With Your Pets – National Pet Travel Safety Day
Whether you’re making a quick trip to the veterinary hospital or going on an extended journey, your pets must have what they need to travel safely.
Pet Care Advice for Cold, Winter Weather
As winter draws near, the temperature drops and the snow begins to fall. These changes in the weather necessitate adjustments to your pet’s care to ensure safety throughout the season.
Should Your Pet Get Tested for Diabetes?
November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, and we’re using the opportunity to help educate pet owners about the importance of screening pets for diabetes.
5 Fun Fall Activities to Do With Your Pet
Many people’s (and pets’) favorite season, autumn, is here. Now is the time to enjoy some seasonal activities with your pets before the temperature drops and snow begins falling.
How to Pick the Best Toy for Your Dog
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.
Is Your Pet Overweight? - Tips for How To Determine if Your Pet Needs Weight Management
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!
What to Expect at Your Pet's Next Check-Up
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.
How to Hike With Your Pet
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.
Feline Hyperthyroidism and Radioactive Iodine Therapy
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.
What You Should Know About Heartworm Disease 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.
How to Care for a Puppy
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.
Top Lessons You Can Learn From Your 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.
Beware of These Holiday Safety Hazards for Pets
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
How to Care for Your Senior Pet
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.
How to Have a Safe Halloween With Your Pet
lthough we humans love all the revelry, Halloween is not always the most fun or safe of days for our pets.
How to Keep Pets Calm During Vet Visits
Pets usually feel nervous when they visit any place outside of their homes away from their familiar environments.
Why Is It So Important to Keep Your Pet's Vaccines Up to Date?
Keeping your pet’s vaccines up to date is essential to ensuring this protection and their good health.
How to Make Your New Cat Feel at Home
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.
How to Tell If Your Pet Has Allergies
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.
How to Prepare Your Pet for Flea and Tick Season
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.
What to Do If You Find a Stray Animal
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?
- Microchipping Your Pet: The Importance and Benefits of Permanent Identification
- Heartworm Awareness Month: All about Heartworm Disease In Dogs
- Surviving Spring: Managing Pet Allergies for a Happier, Healthier Pet
- Common Dental Issues In Dogs
- How to Travel Safely With Your Pets – National Pet Travel Safety Day
- Pet Care Advice for Cold, Winter Weather