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Month: November 2020

advice from 24 hour vet about pet health

A Vet’s Guide to Holiday Pet Safety

Written by Dr. Sam Parker, DVM We all know the holiday season will not look the same for most of us, but we will likely still be decorating and making favorite holiday foods. Listed below are holiday safety risks for pets and holiday pet safety tips to minimize them during these festive times. If there is suspicious or concern that a pet may have consumed something toxic, please call the pet poison helpline at 855-764-7661 or the ASPCA poison control at 888-426-4435. These lines are available 24/7 to help pet parents assess if a pet has ingested a toxin in a
advice from 24 hour vet about pet health

How to Care for a Senior Pet

Written by Dr. Leslie Brooks, DVM These days, our pets are living longer, healthier, happier lives than in the past. With the advancement of pet healthcare and our pets living with us as family members, many of our pets can live into ripe old age. Helpful senior pet care tips below. While this is wonderful for the human-animal bond, it also means we need to be aware of normal aging changes and actions we can take as pet parents to make life a little more comfortable for our senior pets. Veterinary Care Ideas for Senior Pets Common Health Conditions for Senior
advice from 24 hour vet about pet health

Senior Dog Care

Written by Dr. Leslie Brooks, DVM These days, our dogs are living longer, healthier, happier lives than in the past. With the advancement of pet healthcare and our dogs living with us as family members, many of our pups can live into ripe old age. Some helpful senior dog care tips below. Learn more about Dr. Brooks at Meet Our Vets While this is wonderful for the human-animal bond, it also means we need to be aware of normal aging changes and actions we can take as dog parents to make life a little more comfortable for our senior dogs. At
advice from 24 hour vet about pet health

Senior Cat Care

Written by Dr. Leslie Brooks, DVM These days, our cats are living longer, healthier, happier lives than in the past. With the advancement of pet healthcare and cats living with us as family members, many of our cats can live into ripe old age.  Some senior cat care tips below. Learn more about Dr. Brooks at Meet Our Vets While this is wonderful for the human-animal bond, it also means we need to be aware of normal aging changes and actions we can take as cat parents to make life a little more comfortable for our senior cats. When is a