What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know About Kennel Cough

At Animal Emergency Hospital and Urgent Care, we know that deciding whether your coughing dog is an emergency, or they can wait for an appointment with your family veterinarian, can be hard. You may be concerned that your dog has something stuck in their throat, or has a serious respiratory infection. Dog owners also may [...]

The 12 Days of … Pet Holiday Hazards

While your pet may have made it through Halloween and Thanksgiving unscathed, the final holidays of the season are approaching, with plenty of opportunity still for mischief and mayhem—and a potential emergency. To keep your furry pal out of trouble, and your family out of our emergency hospital, heed the words of warning in our [...]

By |2020-12-10T22:10:26+00:00December 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guidelines for a Safe Pets-giving

Make no bones about it—Thanksgiving is almost here, and preparations for the largest meal of the year are in full force. All things turkey and pumpkin will soon fill our homes with the irresistible smells of the season. Holiday celebrations wouldn't be complete without our four-legged companions; however, pet dangers can lurk in the most [...]

By |2020-11-02T03:04:50+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Roles of a Veterinary Technician

We love our Animal Emergency Hospital and Urgent Care veterinary technicians (i.e., vet techs). Vet techs are honored annually during National Veterinary Technician Week, beginning October 11 this year, but we know we couldn’t function without them any time of year. These hard-working heroes are dedicated to caring for your pets with compassion and skill, [...]

Recognizing and Managing Pain in Pets

At some point in your pet’s life, they will experience pain—chances are, they already have. From ear infections, to muscle sprains, to torn toenails, our pets are subject to varying degrees of pain from a variety of conditions. While no pet owner wants to envision their pet’s discomfort, recognizing and addressing pain is crucial. After [...]

By |2020-09-24T04:21:26+00:00September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Prevent Quarantine Calamities in Your Pet During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the kids out of school, you and your spouse working from home, and the pets wondering why their daily routine has changed so much, your life is in an upheaval. You are stretched in many unusual directions, and your mind is overloaded with coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine, including worrying about [...]

7 Facts You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Your Pet

Faced with a novel virus that has adapted incredibly well to infect people, it’s natural to worry about the health and safety of your entire family, whether they’re two- or four-legged. To minimize the risk of potential disease transmission, and ensure our community stays safe, we have implemented new procedures at our hospital. Read on [...]

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