One of the best exercises available to dogs is swim therapy. I recently did an arthroplasty on a small maltese cross who had Legg Perthes disease- ischemic necrosis of the femoral head. This disease necessitates either a total hip replacement (quite costly) or surgery to remove theRead more
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.Read more
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 treatsRead more
Cat grass is typically grown from rye, barley, oat or wheat seeds. All you need to do is plant seeds in earth, water it and give it sunlight and voila you have cat grass!
Why do we suggest cat grass? Carlo Siracusa, and animal behaviorist at University of PA. School of Vet. Medicine,Read more
What is the dog snood? It is a both a scarf and a hat for your dog. It keeps their neck and ears warm in very cold temperatures and/or on windy days.
If your dog has thin skin or floppy ears, the snood is ideal as it protects the ears and neck. It can be wornRead more
Are you confused about all the conflicting information about pet foods? Have you tried different diets for your pet and still not sure if that is the right diet? Do you want to have more control over what you feed your pet?
If you answered yes to any of these questions or if youRead more
When we opened our doors on January 23rd, 2013, we had high hopes for our new clinic, but what we didn't know, was that 4 years later, we would be welcoming our 10,000th client! It is the clients that have chosen us, that have helped make our clinic what it is today. We have takenRead more
Les fameux acides gras oméga 3 ! On en entend parler partout et on les mentionne à toutes les sauces ! Mais que sont-ils exactement ?
Les acides gras oméga 3 sont des suppléments nutritionnels très populaires chez les propriétaires de chiens. On dit d’eux qu’ils ontRead more
C’est par une froide journée de novembre qu’une de nos clientes a trouvé une chatte dans son cabanon. Ayant des allergies sévères au chats, elle ne pouvait pas la garder et elle nous l’a apportée. Immédiatement nous avons vérifié si elle avait une micropuce mais malheureusementRead more