Lake Cable Animal Hospital News

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...

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...