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Home and Garden Toxins for Pets

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | March 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Home and Garden Toxins for Pets

Pets have a natural curiosity that is typically endearing. Mix that with easy access to unknown dangers around your home, and you can have a recipe for disaster. Pet owners do their best to keep pets safe, but unknown health hazards can be overlooked. By knowing which household items pose a danger to your pet,…

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Sharing the Sniffles: Can Dogs Get Colds?

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | February 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Sharing the Sniffles: Can Dogs Get Colds?

With winter upon us, it’s time to prepare for cold and flu season. When you’re under the weather, you may push your pet away to avoid passing along that snotty nose or tickle in your throat. But, rest assured that your case of the sniffles can’t be transmitted to your cuddly canine, and, if he’s…

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6 Tips to Provide Top-Notch Dental Care for Your Pet

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | January 9, 2019 | Comments Off on 6 Tips to Provide Top-Notch Dental Care for Your Pet

February is National Pet Dental Health Month, but we like to celebrate great oral hygiene all year long. Such an important part of your pet’s health shouldn’t be ignored 11 months out of the year. Follow these tips to keep your pet’s pearly whites healthy: Don’t skimp on veterinary exams. While it can be tempting…

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Diagnosing Diabetes in Pets

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | December 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Diagnosing Diabetes in Pets

Just like people, pets are being diagnosed with diabetes at an increased rate. It’s estimated that 1 in 300 adult dogs and 1 in 230 cats in the U.S. have diabetes. Fortunately, veterinary medicine is making huge strides in diabetes management. With proper management, pets diagnosed with this condition can live long, happy lives.  …

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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | December 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Like it or not, winter has settled in, and winter conditions can be dangerous for pets. But, if you take the proper precautions, a winter wonderland can actually be a fun place for you and your pet to spend time together.   Don’t leave pets out in the elements Many people assume that since animals…

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5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holidays

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | October 23, 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holidays

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and with fun celebrations and delicious treats aplenty, we can’t forget about the furry guests at the holiday gatherings. Whether you’re aiming to wear the scariest costume on the block, prepare the juiciest turkey in your neighborhood, or wrap the prettiest holiday gift at the party, be sure to keep…

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Rabies Disease: What Pet Owners Need to Know

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | September 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Rabies Disease: What Pet Owners Need to Know

Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the nervous system. It is particularly dangerous because its victims—both animal and human—have almost no hope of survival. Rabies is caused by a virus belonging to the Rhabdoviridae family. It lives in the nervous tissue and salivary glands of its host. When an infected animal bites another animal,…

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Back-to-School Blues: Battling Separation Anxiety in Pets

By Elmore Road Veterinary Clinic | August 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Back-to-School Blues: Battling Separation Anxiety in Pets

Children and their loyal companions alike tend to dread Back-to-School Night. Signifying the end of summer and the start of the new school year, meeting the teacher for the next grade level can be a sad event. And, with all the hustle and bustle surrounding the upcoming first day of school, pets often receive less…

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