What is Your Pup Chewing?!?!

Have you ever heard of the upper 4th premolar? Take a look towards the back of the mouth, at the top. That first ‘big’ tooth behind the canine is the upper 4th premolar. This carnassial tooth has many uses, but the main one is chewing. The forces placed on this tooth...

IT’S GETTING HOT OUT THERE!

It’s all fun in the sun, until it’s not. As we all know and experience on a daily basis, the summer brings extreme temperatures and therefore risks. This includes risks for humans and pets. Our dogs and cats are not as tolerant to some of the extreme weather swings....

Smart Plan for a Safe Reopening

We Have Missed Seeing You! While virtual exams and TeleVET are working well, we will begin to transition back to in-person, in-room exams starting  Monday, June 22, 2020.   We want to balance convenience with caution and so we are following recommended safety...

A Safe Holiday Season

‘Tis the season The best time of year is upon us and many pets are fortunate to be a part of the family gatherings and festive activities. We want our pets to share in the fun, but it’s easy to forget that this change in routine can pose some risks for our pets. Dogs...

APRIL is Heartworm Awareness Month

(Reprinted from the American Heartworm Society): Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated...