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Beware of These Winter Pet Poisons

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Your pet will be happiest indoors this winter, where it’s warm and comfortable. But there are still a few potential pet toxins to watch out for in and around your home! Allow your Norfolk, VA veterinarian to tell you about some of the most common wintertime pet poisons and how you can help your pet … Read More »

Your Dog’s Activity Needs

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Do you have an active, energetic pup that wants to run and play all day? Or is your canine companion more of a furry couch potato? Regardless of which category your dog falls into, it’s important to make sure he is getting the right type and amount of exercise. Read on to learn more about … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

Guinea Pig Care 101

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Have you been considering getting a Guinea pig? These guys—also known as cavies—are very cute little pets! Here, a local Norfolk, VA vet offers tips on Guinea pig care. Comfy Cage First and foremost, you’ll need a good cage. Guinea pigs are very active, and need lots of room to run and play. We recommend … Read More »

Kitty Obesity

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Is your feline pal starting to look a bit plump? Do the walls shake when she jumps off the couch? If so, Fluffy may be among the over 50 percent of adult kitties that are, well, not just fluffy. A Chesapeake, VA vet discusses kitty obesity below. Kitty Lifestyle As you’ve probably noticed, cats are … Read More »

Microchipping Your Pet

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Did you know that one of the best things you can do to protect your beloved pet is to microchip them? While no one likes to think of their animal companions getting lost, the sad truth is that it happens every day. In fact, one in three pets will get lost at some point during … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, Dog Care

Doggy Dental Care Tips

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Does your canine buddy sometimes give you puppy smooches? Dogs have some pretty adorable ways of showing affection! However, Fido’s affectionate kisses won’t be very enjoyable if his breath could wilt plants. Actually, if your pet has bad breath, he may need his choppers checked. This is actually a common sign of dental issues in … Read More »

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