One thing every pet parent deals with when they have a new puppy is teething! Suddenly, every time you turn around your puppy will have found something else to chew on, maybe even your favorite slippers. Our Westfield vets talk about why puppies teethe, what you can expect during this time and some tips for helping your puppy while they are teething.
If you have a cat then you know that they love to get up close and personal in order to show their affection, unfortunately when your cat suffers from stinky breath then this may make for an unpleasant experience. Our Westfield vets discuss bad breath in cats and what conditions can commonly cause it as well as treatment options to get your kitty's mouth smelling great again.
Tooth decay and gum disease are as problematic and painful for dogs as they are for people. That's why cleaning your dog's teeth and professional dental care should be a part of your dog's annual preventive healthcare. Our Westfield vets explain how to clean your dog's teeth and provide ongoing routine dental care for your pup.
While including a dog as a part of your family can be incredibly rewarding there are also various concerns to keep in mind such as the financial responsibility that comes with pet ownership. Our Westfield vets discuss the cost of owning a dog and ways that you can help manage that cost.
Seizures in dogs are not uncommon but not all seizures are the same. In fact there are a number of different types of seizures your dog can experience, and each seizure your dog has could be different in terms of type, severity, and how long it lasts. Today our Westfield vets explain more about the types of seizures seen in dogs.
Routine examinations give your pet's vet a chance to examine and monitor your pet for any signs of potential illness or disease in order to begin treatment as early as possible. Our vets in Westfield share some of the areas they cover during an annual dog or cat vet checkup as well as what routine diagnostic testing they may require.
If your pup goes to the groomer or needs to be boarded at a facility while you are away, they will need to be protected from the highly contagious Bordetella virus. Our Westfield vets are here to discuss vaccinations in dogs or cats and how they can help provide lifelong protection for your beloved pet.
If your dog is experiencing the potentially painful symptoms of various tick borne diseases it will be important to have them examined as soon as possible. In today's blog, our Westfield vets discuss the most common tick borne diseases and how they can be treated and prevented.