Four Preventable Diseases

Four Preventable Diseases

Sometimes the healthiest of animals can still be afflicted with unfair illnesses. However, many diseases can be prevented if we take the proper precautions. April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and we want to talk about this and other preventable diseases that...
Help Prepare Your Pet for a Baby

Help Prepare Your Pet for a Baby

Now that you’re expecting a two-legged baby, your four-legged baby is in store for some serious life changes. Do your best to prepare your fur baby for your human baby by keeping the following six tips in mind: Train basic commands first — Before your baby arrives,...
Four Household Products Toxic to Your Pet

Four Household Products Toxic to Your Pet

You want to protect your pet from anything that could hurt them. March is Poison Prevention Month and we want to help you. Here are a few common household items that could prove to be fatal for your pet:Over-the-Counter Drugs. Have a headache? Pop a Tylenol. However,...
Can Dogs Catch A Cold? You Bet

Can Dogs Catch A Cold? You Bet

At UrgentVet, we understand dogs inside and out – not just physically, but psychologically as well. We know what makes them comfortable. We know what makes them anxious and irritated. Because we understand our canine friends so well, our emergency veterinarian...
Pet Obesity Can Lead To Larger Problems

Pet Obesity Can Lead To Larger Problems

Your pet’s weight is more important than you think. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53% of adult dogs and 55% of cats in the US are obese or overweight. 22% of dog owners and 15% of cat owners said their pet’s weight was normal...
Is Your Pet In Pain? What To Watch For

Is Your Pet In Pain? What To Watch For

Two of the most common after-hours injuries in dogs and cats are bleeding cuts and bite wounds. These injuries often occur on the face, limbs, feet, and tail so they are difficult to treat at home and can rarely wait until your regular vet is open. Many animals will...