"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

- Benjamin Franklin

Latest News: emergency pet care

Prophylactic Gastropexy: What You Need to Know

For humans, bloating is uncomfortable and inconvenient. For dogs, bloat is a life-threatening emergency. When a dog’s stomach fills with food, liquid, or gas, it rotates as it expands. For...

Emergency Vet Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us and with them stretched schedules (for people and for pets), naughty snacks (a helping of pancreatitis, anyone?), the tempting tang of tinsel (Fluffy was just flossing, she...

Posted: November 19, 2019

Can I Use Dog Flea Prevention on My Cat?

One of the reasons that cats often end up in need of emergency care is simply because of a well-intentioned mistake. Many cat owners have guessed that they could use the same flea and tick prevention...

Posted: March 4, 2019

Spay & Neuter to Prevent Cancer & Illness

You’ve heard it before. “Spay and neuter your pets!” There are several reasons why it’s important, but did you know that your pet’s health is a big one? It’s not...

4 Household Foods Toxic to Dogs & Cats

As much as we sometimes view our pets as human-like and happily to spoil, adore, and talk to them, it is very important to remember that in some regards they have very different biology than we do...

Posted: December 18, 2018