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Spring Toxins That Could Harm Your Pet

The sunshine and milder weather of spring is a welcome change for many families and their pets. With increases in outdoor activity at home, and a new emphasis on cleaning and disinfecting our home environments in response to COVID-19, taking common-sense precautions can help to protect our pets from potential toxins. Watch where pets dig […]

Dental Disease in Exotic Pets

Dental disease is one of the most common health complaints of pet rabbits and guinea pigs.  Unlike dogs and cats, rabbits and rodents have teeth that grow continuously throughout their lives.  Their teeth are normally worn down by their rough, fibrous diets, but sometimes they can become overgrown.  This can lead to the development of […]

Fall Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pet

Many pet owners don’t realize that flea season doesn’t end when cooler temperatures arrive in autumn. Your pets are actually more likely to carry fleas in the fall than in the spring or summer, when most people are using flea and tick products regularly. This late season surge is caused by certain conditions that encourage […]

Winter Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pet

Is it safe to stop flea and tick prevention in the winter? Old man winter is upon us, which usually means snow and freezing cold weather.  Unfortunately, the climate is ever changing, bringing periods of warmer weather that is unexpected for Erie winters! For ticks, this is the perfect time to feed on our furry […]

What is Veterinary Hospice Care?

“Veterinary hospice is not about extending suffering, but rather preventing suffering from occurring at all.”  -Lapoflove.com What is veterinary hospice? Veterinary hospice is the comprehensive care for your pet that focuses on comfort as they approach end of life. From feeding our pets the most nutritious foods to keeping them pain free, playing fetch and […]

Halloween Pet Safety: 5 Things to Avoid

At Halloween Pet Safety is Important! Pumpkin spice, crisp air, football games, ghosts, witches, and candy all mark the start of a spooky Halloween season.  But what can be more terrifying is what dangers lurk for our four legged family members during Halloween. Top 5 things that we need to be on the look out […]