Don’t give in to persuasive purrs and puppy dog eyes this Thanksgiving! Many of the holiday treats we love can cause health problems for our pets if they eat them. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe this Thanksgiving: Don’t leave wine glasses at snout or tail level. Alcohol is a real problem … Read moreGive Thanks For These Holiday Safety Tips
Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes aren’t just a summer problem—warming temperatures mean year-round prevention is key to making sure your pet is protected from these pests or the diseases they may carry. Don’t overlook the problems these tiny critters can cause. Fleas often trigger dermatitis, tapeworm, and hot spots; one tick bite can transmit numerous dangerous … Read morePreventing Parasites & the Diseases They Carry
National Black Cat Day is November 17th Even in the 21st century, myths and superstitions about black cats, persist—but you might be surprised to know that in many places, these elegant mini-panthers are seen as good luck! Here in the United States, Black Cat Day is celebrated on October 27th and on November 17th. The … Read moreCat Is the New Black
You may have recently heard about Conan, the military canine who was an integral part of the recent US military raid on ISIS. Conan sustained injuries in the action, and word is he will soon be honored at the White House. He’s just one example of the many military working dogs and canine soldiers who … Read morePaws to Remember Honoring K9 Soldiers on Veterans’ Day
It’s a scary statistic: The Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) reports that one in four dogs and one in five cats will develop cancer in their lifetime—in fact, it’s the leading cause of death for dogs over the age of two. During November at The Corner Vet, we observe Pet Cancer Awareness Month, which was created … Read moreWhat You Need to Know About Cancer & Your Pet
It’s reported that some 39% of the pets owned in the U.S. are older than 7, which is generally the age at which most dogs and cats are considered seniors. Sadly, only about 14% of senior animals undergo regular health screening. The joys of having an older pet are many—but keeping your canine or feline … Read moreIs Your Senior Pet One of the 14%?
Animal Shelter/Rescue Appreciation Week is November 4 – 10 It might surprise you to know that there is someone even happier than you when you decide to adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue: the people working, volunteering and running that organization! The fact that the pet you’re making part of your family even … Read moreSaying Thanks for Saving Lives
We are all about preventative care here at The Corner Vet and cats are in just as much need of an annual visit as dogs are—if not more. Cats are very secretive creatures and like to hide symptoms and potential issues from their owners. This can cause serious problems down the line, once whatever health … Read moreIs your cat’s health a mystery? Let us do the sleuthing.