Lake Cable Animal Hospital News

How will your pet handle your return to work?

If you have been feeling out of sorts with a routine that is anything but normal, imagine how your pets feel. Having you around 24-7 may be a source of joy or anxiety for your pets depending on their temperament. Now, after two months of getting adjusted to this new...

Car safety for your pets

Car safety for your pets

Pet lovers know that most dogs love riding in cars and most cats do not. Whether a car trip is for fun, for travel or by necessity, however, safety for both furry and human passengers is a priority. Cars today are built with human safety in mind, from seat belt design...

Your pets and COVID-19

Your pets and COVID-19

Our pets are our family, so in this time of uncertainty, their safety is as important as that of your human family members. The spread of COVID-19 has impacted many, but can it affect your pets? While there are some diseases that can be passed between pets and people,...

The trend toward organic – is it good for your pets?

Surveys show that more and more people are turning to organic foods in an effort to improve their health and that of their family members. This in spite of the fact organics are often 50% more expensive than conventional foods. The same is true for organic pet foods,...

Ticks can threaten pets despite freezing temps

Cold winter weather finds many pet owners letting their guard down when it comes to ticks, but your veterinarian doesn’t recommend it. Ticks can be a threat year-round, so as long as your pets continue to venture outdoors, tick prevention is crucial to keeping them...

Winter trips, spring breaks can make your pets anxious

Winter trips, spring breaks can make your pets anxious

Long weekend trips and tropical getaways at winter and spring breaks provide great opportunities to escape the cold, but such trips can’t always include pets. And while you and your family look forward to time off from winter, your absence can cause real anxiety for...

Winter 2019 has arrived!

Winter 2019 has arrived!

Winter snow and cold temperatures have arrived early in Northeast Ohio, and forecasts are calling for a long, cold one. That doesn’t mean, however, that your pets are stuck inside for the next few months. A few precautions and some common sense should allow your dogs...

Thanksgiving dinner and your pets

The question likely is asked every year – Is it okay to share your Thanksgiving feast with your pets? The answer is not a simple yes or no. Many of the foods you eat on Thanksgiving are okay for dogs and cats to eat, but that does not mean your pet will tolerate them...

Pet insurance – Is it right for you?

Most pet owners will agree their pets are part of the family. Faithful dogs and cats greet their beloved owners at the door, wake them in the morning, join them on vacations and shopping trips. Today, we seek out dog parks, cat spas and boarding that provides play...