How To Easily Recognize Pain In Your Cat

How To Easily Recognize Pain In Your Cat

One of the ways we can help our cats stay healthy and live long, happy lives is by recognizing and understanding the signs of pain. We know that cats hide pain and illness very well. What we see on the surface is often not an accurate depiction of what is happening...

Prepare Your Pet For A Stress-Free Vet Visit

Prepare Your Pet For A Stress-Free Vet Visit

Veterinary visits in themselves can be a terrifying experience for many pet owners and their pets. Preparing your pet for a healthy, stress-free exam can go a long way in making the visit easier for both you and your furry family member. The following five tips can...

Tips to Prevent Heatstroke in Your Pet

Tips to Prevent Heatstroke in Your Pet

Enjoy the sunny season with your four-legged friend while keeping them safe from the dangers of heatstroke. Instead of placing them in front of a fan in your air-conditioned home all summer, you should still go outside to play fetch but take some precautions. Here are...

Reuniting You and Your Pet If They Go Missing

Reuniting You and Your Pet If They Go Missing

Did you know that July 5th is typically the busiest day for animal shelters? With pets running from their homes during fireworks or escaping barbeques the day before, it's no wonder that July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month. Should your furry friend go missing,...

How to Get Your Pet Ready for the Workplace

How to Get Your Pet Ready for the Workplace

Your furry friend was probably your favorite coworker while you worked from home this past year, but you may not enjoy that benefit any longer. Fortunately, June 25th is Take Your Dog to Work Day, so you may be able to work with your best friend again. However, before...

4 Ways to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

4 Ways to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

Before packing up your tent and going in nature with your four-legged friend, check out the following tips to ensure your camping adventure runs smoothly.    #1: Take your pet on a camping trial run Have a trial run in your backyard to see how your pet will...

Preventative Tips for Hiking with Your Pet

Preventative Tips for Hiking with Your Pet

With temperatures rising, it’s the best time to get outdoors with your four-legged friend. At the same time, you want to ensure your pet stays safe while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.   #1: Stock up on parasite...

Does Your Pet Have Seasonal Allergies?

Does Your Pet Have Seasonal Allergies?

Pollen season is here and while springtime allergens are making you sneeze and rub your eyes, they are wreaking havoc on your furry friend’s skin. Seasonal allergies appear differently in pets than in people, so you should learn Silver Sands Veterinary's five key...