Finding the Right Vet For Your New Pet

Happy Trails And Tails To You – Tips For Taking Your Dog On A Nature Trip

Spending time in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to bond with your pooch. Whether you decide to hike some trails or go kayaking together, your pup would appreciate the chance to discover new places and, perhaps, meet other adventurous canines. The only drawback? The potential for injuries or illnesses. That's why proper preparation before a trip and then keeping an eye on your dog for signs of illness after you've spent time exploring are very important. Read More 

How To Prepare For (And Prevent) An Avian Pet Emergency

If you own a pet bird, it is necessary to make preparations ahead of time in the event of an emergency. This means locating a veterinarian that is experienced in the care and treatment of domestic birds, as well as one that offers 24-hour emergency vet clinic operation. You also need to know how to react in an emergency involving your feathered friend. In addition, you should be aware of how to prevent an emergency that may affect your pet parrot or bird. Read More 

Pet Medical Emergencies: 3 Treatments Implemented At Animal Hospitals For Heat Stroke

Pet ownership in the U.S. has continued to grow at exponential rates, with approximately 164 million households owning at least one pet. If you're a part of that statistic, it's crucial for you to be aware of the most common medical emergencies that your pet may experience. Heat stroke is one of the more common deadly killers and occurs when your pet's core body temperature exceeds 105 degrees. Heat stroke can cause severe organ damage, so it's important to get your pet to an animal hospital as soon as possible. Read More 

Exotic Emergencies: What To Do When Your Chinchilla Has a Broken Leg

Chinchillas are cute and soft, but also frighteningly delicate. When an accident happens, it's all too easy for your pet to be seriously injured. If you suspect your chinchilla has suffered an accident and broke its leg, you'll need to take action immediately. Here are some tips on what you can do to care for your pet throughout various stages of the recovery process. When You Discover the Injury Broken legs are most often caused by the paw getting stuck between small gaps in toys, ramps, or wire mesh. Read More 

The Dangers Of Wire Fences And What To Do If Your Horse Is Tangled

Even though modern horse fences are moving away from wire -- both smooth and barbed -- you can still find yourself in a situation where your horse gets tangled up in the remains of a wire fence. Sometimes, horse properties have cut wires or skeins of wire partially buried in the grass, or horses can jump a fence and get tangled in wires on someone else's property. Either way, wire cuts can be very dangerous to your horse, so it is important that your respond properly in hopes to restore your horse to full health. Read More