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Summertime Pet Care Tips

June 15, 2018
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As the weather heats up, many of us will cool off on hot days by going for a swim or, perhaps, enjoying a cold treat. Pets can also get miserably hot on sweltering days! Read on for some great summer pet care tips from a local vet. Water First things first: make sure that your furry buddy always has plenty of fresh, clean water. We also recommend washing your pet’s bowl every day, to make … Read More »

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Pet Owners

June 01, 2018
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It’s no fun to think about a disaster situation affecting you, your family, or your pets, and we certainly hope that you never have to face one. With that being said, your best course of action in the event of an emergency is to be prepared ahead of time! Below, learn about some tips on disaster preparedness that can help your pet stay safe. Identify Your Pet Geological events, wildfires, severe storms, chemical accidents or … Read More »

5 Easy Ways to Keep Kitty Cool

May 15, 2018
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Summer is just around the corner! As the weather warms up, you may find your kitty spending more time sprawled out on the floor as opposed to curling up in warm blankets. Summer can be hard on our feline friends. After all, Fluffy is wearing a fur coat! Overheating can be very dangerous for cats. Unlike dogs, they don’t have any easy ways to cool themselves off if they get too hot. In this article, … Read More »

Caring for a Deaf Dog

May 01, 2018
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Did you know that May 3rd is Specially-Abled Pets Day? Just like people, some of our animal companions have medical issues. However, our furry friends are very resilient, and can often cope with things like vision or hearing impairments, and even missing limbs, just fine. Deafness is one issue that isn’t uncommon in dogs. Some of our canine companions are born deaf, while others lose their hearing from injuries, infections, or even old age. However, … Read More »

Crate Training Your Dog

April 15, 2018
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Is your canine buddy crate trained? If not, you may want to work on this. Fido will likely need to be crated at some point, either at the vet’s or kennel, or during travel. This will be much easier for him if he thinks of his crate as a cozy den. A Georgetown, IN vet offers tips on crate training your pet in this article. Choosing A Crate You’ll want to make sure that your … Read More »

5 Things Your Cat Can’t Resist

April 01, 2018
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If you have a kitty, you’ve probably noticed that our feline pals all have their own purrsonalities. Some cats are chatty and cuddly, while others are quiet and aloof. However, all of our furry friends do have some common likes and dislikes. Read on as a local Floyds Knob, IN vet lists some of the things that Fluffy just can’t resist. Boxes Fluffy’s box obsession may just be one of her most adorable quirks. If … Read More »

Spring Cleaning Tips for People With Pets

March 15, 2018
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Spring is just around the corner! As you start stashing your winter goods away, and pulling your winter things out of storage, don’t forget about your pet! This is a great time to go through your furry pal’s things! A Georgetown, IN vet offers some spring cleaning tips below. Bedding Give your pet’s bed a good wash. Use the hottest washer cycle you have, and unscented detergent. If your furry friend’s bed isn’t washable, vacuum … Read More »

Guinea Pig Care Tips

March 01, 2018
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March is Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month? Guinea pigs—also known as cavies—may be small, but they are full of personality, and make very adorable pets. Here, a Floyds Knob, IN vet offers some tips on caring for Guinea pigs. Basics Guinea pigs are quite sociable, and are much happier with a friend to play with and cuddle up to. These little furballs usually live 4-8 years, with proper care. They are often chosen as … Read More »

Why Your Cat is Ignoring Her Litterbox

February 15, 2018
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Has your cat seemingly given up on her litterbox? Noticing more and more accidents outside of Fluffy’s bathroom? There are many reasons why a cat may decide to ignore her box. Here, your Floyds Knob, IN veterinarian helps you get to the bottom of your pet’s bathroom problem. Cleanliness Just like you, your cat isn’t fond of doing her business in a dirty bathroom. If you don’t clean your cat’s box enough, she may decide … Read More »

Dental Health Tips for Your Canine Companion

February 01, 2018
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Dental health is an important part of your dog’s care regimen—in fact, dental problems are some of the most common health issues that veterinarians see in dogs. Keep your canine companion’s teeth and gums in tip-top shape with these tips from a Georgetown, IN veterinarian: Home Mouth Exams Once a week or so, sit down with your dog to give the mouth a quick check-up at home. Gently peel back Fido’s lips to check out … Read More »

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