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Here’s a Treat: Tricks for Trimming Your Pet’s Nails

If you’ve ever owned a pet in your lifetime, you likely know the struggle of trimming your pet’s nails. From getting them to sit still to making sure you don’t clip too far, the trimming process is anything but easy. Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort is here to help with a few insightful tips [...]

By |2019-11-08T10:14:57-05:00October 18th, 2019|Healthy Habits|

How to Know if a Dog Trainer is Right for Your Pet

Training a dog has numerous proven benefits that make owning a pet significantly easier. Regardless of your dog’s age, they always have the potential to be disobedient, which means that considering a dog trainer should never be out of the picture. Maybe you’ve seen some Cesar Millan methods on TV, or you’ve tried some online [...]

By |2019-11-08T10:21:48-05:00September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

7 Ways to Care for an Aging Pet

To no surprise, an aging pet means more health problems, less activity, and frequent care. Common themes among all aging mammals include arthritis, organ decline, and a deterioration of the senses. Health complications among pets fall under these general categories, however; depending on your pet’s breed, they may experience mild or severe health complexities as [...]

By |2019-08-13T11:05:00-05:00August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

CPR & Other Safety Tips for Pets

CPR is a technique that most people have familiarity with, along with some general knowledge for how the process is carried out. It is often seen in films or practiced in mandatory training classes. However, CPR isn’t something that the average person expects to perform during their lifetime. While we often associate CPR with humans, [...]

By |2019-07-30T10:47:11-05:00July 17th, 2019|Healthy Habits|

Going on Vacation? Here are Ways to Ease Your Pet’s Separation Anxiety

While there is nothing wrong with showering your pet with constant love and affection, too much attention can result in some unplanned consequences. Unknowingly, we often foster behaviors within our pets that can result in mild to severe separation anxiety. This can occur when we smother our pets and create a dependency in them. Learn [...]

By |2019-06-12T09:33:22-05:00June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Everything You Need to Know About Ticks, Fleas, Mites & Other Pests This Summer

If you are a pet owner, then it is highly likely that you are aware of the threat that ectoparasites such as ticks, fleas, and mites play in the health of your pet. These parasites are some of the most common enemies of mammals all over the globe due to their versatility and wide host [...]

By |2019-05-16T11:36:47-05:00May 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Best Hypoallergenic Pet Breeds

If you are one of the 10 percent of Americans who are allergic to cats and dogs, there is a high chance that you have spent your whole life avoiding places that have pets. Being allergic to pets oftentimes hinders individuals from certain experiences, such as going to a relative or friend’s house, going in [...]

By |2019-05-16T11:36:40-05:00April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to Introduce a New Pet to the Family

Getting a new pet can be one of the most exciting events in your lifetime, however, the ecstatic feeling of bringing home your furever friend can quickly deflate if your new pet isn’t able to become settled and fit in with your family and home environment. Check out the following tips on how to introduce [...]

By |2019-03-29T16:31:02-05:00March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What To Do When Your Pet is Afraid of Fireworks

New Year’s Eve is arguably one of the most memorable holidays in the United States – it is the time of new beginnings after all. From cookouts, to parties, to fireworks, New Year’s Eve is an experience like no other. However, with great fun comes great responsibility, especially when it comes to your pets. Fireworks. [...]

By |2018-11-23T11:48:23-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Treats Your Pet Should Stay Away from This Holiday Season

The holiday season means that there are dozens of delicious treats in your near future. This time of the year always brings an excess amount of celebratory food into your life, which means that your pet will also be near all of those goodies. Whether you are hosting family and friends or you are the [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:05-05:00November 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|