urgent care

Anyone who is reading this post obviously spends time on the Internet. If you are like me the internet has become the “go to” source for beginning to gain information on nearly any topic that arises. I often hear doctors complain about clients searching online for diagnoses as well as treatments for themselves and their… Continue reading

As the holidays arrive and we pause to give thanks to all the positive in our lives our thoughts turn warmly to our pets.  Though at times demanding more than our time may seem to allow, remember that even the few moments for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears is… Continue reading

As the cheerful greeting of “Happy Holidays”  rings out this holiday season, remember that the same happiness may not be experienced by your pet.  As families reunite and households become busy with all the plans, the family dog or cat is often left out of the focus.   In some ways this is positive since cats in… Continue reading

As the holidays approach various threats to your pet increase in likelihood. With Halloween just arround the corner there is no more potentially serious substance available than chocolate. While there are many myths regarding chocolate such as causing parasites or imminent death with the ingestion of small quantities the truth is that chocolate can be a serious… Continue reading

In the previous posts we identified signs of heat distress in dogs and cats.  If minor symptoms do not resolve quickly and/or  they progress to those of a more serious nature it is essential that corrective measures be taken quickly.  There are several steps that can be achieved at home while making contact with the closest urgent care… Continue reading

As the heat of summer descends upon us our pets can enjoy the warmer weather just as we all do.  Not leaving our dog or cat  in a parked car and providing plenty of shade and water are essential.  But we can still exercise and enjoy our pets in the outdoors even during these dog… Continue reading