Thirty years ago, specialists were rare. Nowadays, they are plentiful. The difference is, now young vets feel most diseases need to be seen by a specialist and get mired in decision making. They need a "specialist" to agree with their disease before treating it. This is fine, but
Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let's face it, it can be a nightmare. Skip the stress and keep your pets safe this year by following these 10 easy tips.
1. Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets.
All forms of chocolate—especially
As we do every November 11, we remember the veterans who fought for our freedom, and remember why history is so important. My father was a POW of WWII, and although he never spoke of it very willingly, when he did, we sat with reverence and listened to his stories. But on last years
Travel Safety Tips
For some pet parents, a trip is no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come along. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your pets. If you’re planning to take a trip with pets in tow, we have some tips to help ensure a safe
At the Timberlea Vet Clinic we believe in starting them young! Little Alexa is the daughter of Shara one of our technicians and she spent the day with her mother helping all the animals feel safe and loved. She learned a lot about restraint, cleaning teeth and good animal stewardship.
When do you need to worry about your companion animal and when can you wait to be seen? Dr. Amanda Glew will cover some of the most commonly seen emergencies in her 30 years of practice. She will offer practical tips on what to do, and what not to do with your animal friend.
1.A pet with healthy teeth equals a pet with better breath!
2.Caring for your pet’s teeth can prevent other health problems, saving you tons of money over the long term!
3.Dental disease can actually lead to problems with your pet’s organs, such as the heart
4.Your dog and cat are very good at hiding pain – you might never know that your pet has a serious dental problem until it’s very advanced.
5.Did you know that 4 out of 5 dogs over the age of 3 years have some sort of periodontal disease? It can be caused by the buildup of plaque, so it’s important to go in for regular dental checkups and cleanings
Treats, Treats, Treats!!!! Our pets love them and we love giving them but they don’t just taste good, many treats also have a dual purpose. Some are good for hairballs, some help the skin and coat and some are good for sensitive stomachs. What about the treats
Travelling with pets can be a fun experience for both animals and owners but making sure our pets are safe in the car is something that is often overlooked for both long and short trips. Here are a few tips to make everyone’s car ride safer and more enjoyable...