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Fun Things to Do With Your Dog This Summer

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Summers in Georgia can be a really fun time, for both people and dogs. Fido definitely has some things on his to-do list for the coming months! Read on as a local Chesapeake, VA vet lists some things to do with your furry best friend this summer. Strike A Pose Summer sunlight often has a … Continue reading »

6 Simple Ways to Keep Your Cat Happy

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Cats are very independent, as you may have noticed. Fluffy is actually a fierce predator. In fact, our feline pals don’t really need us: they just prefer being pampered to working for their dinner. However, while keeping your kitty’s bowl full and her litterbox clean will cover her most essential needs, it takes more than … Continue reading »

Cinco De Meow

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Did you know there’s a cute kitty holiday coming up? You may know of May 5th as Cinco de Mayo. The official holiday commemorates Mexico’s victory over Napoleon during the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862. However, for our feline friends, it’s now also Cinco de Meow! Every year, we’re seeing … Continue reading »

The Building Blocks of Your Pet’s Nutrition

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Proper nutrition is a must for any healthy pet. Modern pet foods are specially formulated to give great nutrition to your companion, and there are plenty of options out there. In the end, though, your pet’s nutrition comes down to the basic building blocks—you’ll find that the nutrients that your pet needs are many of … Continue reading »

Help Your Pet Live Longer With These Quick Tips

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Who wouldn’t want their beloved animal companion to live as long as possible? After all, that way you and your family can experience many more years of love, loyalty, and companionship! Use these tips from a North Suffolk, VA veterinarian to lengthen your pet’s lifespan: Practice Preventative Care There’s nothing quite like preventative medicine—it helps … Continue reading »

Puppyproofing Tips

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Did you know that March 23rd is National Puppy Day? Puppies are adorable, and they are definitely something for us to celebrate. Although raising a puppy is fun, it’s also a lot of work. As little Fido’s teeth grow in, he’ll want to chew on basically anything and everything he can reach. This can be … Continue reading »

4 Ways to Keep a Senior Cat Comfortable

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As your cat ages, you’ll want to make some minor adjustments to her care regimen. Proper veterinary care is a must, of course, but good home care is equally important. As always, your feline pal will need good food, fresh water, and a clean litterbox. However, small touches can help keep your kitty more comfortable, … Continue reading »

Teaching Your Puppy His Name

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If you’ve recently adopted a puppy or plan on getting one soon, one of the first orders of business will be teaching young Fido his name. It’s the foundation of your relationship and the starting point for all other training. Use the following tips to successfully teach your puppy his name: Choosing a Name First, … Continue reading »

5 Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

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Has your dog or cat been fixed yet? If not, we strongly recommend that you see to this right away. Although spay/neuter surgery should ideally be performed before your pet reaches sexual maturity, it can safely be done on adult pets as well. Making sure your furry pal has been spayed or neutered is very … Continue reading »

Common Wintertime Pet Toxins

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Now that winter is upon us, it’s time to think about what substances can harm your pet during the colder months. There are several wintertime toxins that can prove harmful for your animal companion! Let’s take a look at some of the most common so that you can keep your pet safe. Antifreeze Antifreeze is … Continue reading »