Lake Cable Animal Hospital News

Wildlife and your pets – keeping everyone safe

Taking precautions when it comes to wildlife and your pets is not reserved for rural settings or hikes through the park. Even in urban and suburban neighborhoods, wild animals can pose a threat to our dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets. The fact is, there are many...

CBD and your pets – What you should know

CBD and your pets – What you should know

Medicinal marijuana use in Ohio continues to grow, with many finding benefits related to chemotherapy side effects, stress, and pain. But can our pets who suffer from some of these same health issues also benefit? Unfortunately, little information exists yet regarding...

Finding nutritional balance for older dogs and cats

Just like humans, as dogs and cats age their metabolism changes, as do their nutritional needs. Unfortunately, a look at ingredients, calories, and the lists of vitamins and minerals in dog and cat food can become overwhelming. Not to mention, every pet’s needs are...

Cat lovers take month to bond with feline friends

For those who consider themselves “cat people,” this is the month to show those felines some love. December is National Cat Lovers Month, and while some pet owners will say one is either a cat person or a dog person, most agree that cats are special pets. Cats are...

Take care with pets amid holiday foods, decorations

Festive foods and elaborate decorations are the norm this time of year, but the routine is anything but normal for pets. The twinkling tree in the corner, colorful and shiny adornments over doorways, interesting smells coming the dining room table—all can be great...

Pandemic pets – a companion to get you through winter

Pet adoptions have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic as families and individuals have found themselves with more time at home. Through the summer months, new pet owners have been able to take extra time for training and adjusting to the needs of these...

Pumpkin may be beneficial to your pet’s health

We try to ensure our dogs and cats are eating food that is best for them, but if your pets seem more interested in your food than their own, pumpkin is one thing you may be able to share without guilt. Not your pumpkin pie, but many pet experts agree that a small...

Feeding your pet – Is homemade or store-bought best?

When it comes to feeding your pet, nothing is more important than having quality, well-balanced ingredients that provide the proper vitamins and minerals to keep your dog or cat healthy. As pet owners look more critically at the food they purchase and prepare for...

My dog has been diagnosed with Limber Tail!

Pet owners who have experienced this syndrome say their dogs’ tails were fine and then suddenly they weren’t. The tail simply hangs limply between the dog’s hind legs. Fortunately, this condition isn’t as uncommon as some might think, and it does resolve itself,...

Keep pets calm, cool during favorite summer activities

Even during these uncertain times, warm summer days and nights for you and your pets will still likely mean hiking, park visits, barbecues with family and close friends, and maybe even a few firecrackers. Many of these favorite summer activities, however, require a...