• Park Animal Hospital On Pet Obesity
  • Park Animal Hospital Tips On Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Holidays
  • Stopping The Itch: Remove And Kill Fleas On Your Dog
    Fleas are one of the more frequent problems encountered in animal hospitals. They are a common, external parasite that affect dogs. Many dogs are presented to their veterinarians every year not only because their owners see fleas, but because of the secondary flea allergy dermatitis and accompanying itching and hair loss that comes with a flea infestation. Read more
  • Treatment For Your Dog When It Gets Diarrhea Before Calling The Vet
    Every pet owner has had to deal with their furry friend getting sick at one time or another. One of the most common illnesses that pets can suffer from is diarrhea, and there are many things that can cause diarrhea in animals. With young animals we worry about dietary indiscretion--eating things that they shouldn’t be eating. With older animals, diarrhea may often be a symptom of a more serious underlying problem. Read more
  • How To Help A Pet Who Has Food Allergies Be Healthy And Happy
    Just as with people, our four legged friends can suffer from allergies too. There are many types of allergens that can affect your dog. Allergy symptoms that result from repeated consumption of potential allergens are usually referred to as food allergies. Read more
  • Road Trip? Tips For Traveling With Your Pet
    With the vacation season upon us, many of us have taken the time to make preparations so our trips can go off without a hitch. However, while making these family plans, it’s easy to forget about the four-legged family members who may also be traveling with us. Just like with our kids, a little preparation beforehand can prevent a variety of problems that may be encountered while traveling with pets. Read more
  • Keep Cats Healthy By Preventing And Reducing Obesity
    There is an ongoing trend that we are seeing in veterinary medicine. Cats are getting heavier and heavier. Recent studies have shown that upwards of 50% of the feline population is overweight. As with people, overweight cats have an increased risk of such conditions as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, hepatic lipidosis, breathing problems, among others. These health problems can all contribute to a shorter life expectancy. There are many factors that contribute to obesity including diet, exercise and owner awareness. Read more
  • What’s Your Pet Eating?
    Pets that have eaten something they shouldn’t have represent one of the most common problems we see in the veterinary field. Dogs tend to be chewers by nature, but chewing can extend beyond normal bones and dog toys to include unexpected objects as well as a variety of inappropriate foods. Read more
  • Keeping Older Pets Healthy And Happy
    It’s a fact of life that our furry friends age much more quickly than we do. As a result, the onset of disease and degenerative conditions tends to occur at an earlier age than many pet owners expect. These age-related health issues advance quickly and can catch us off guard. In addition, an animal’s health can worsen rapidly if disease is not discovered early in its course. Read more
  • Spring Is Here!!!
    The weather is getting warmer, and flowers are blooming, but beware...Spring is also the start of parasite & allergy season! Read more
  • Ticks: Is Your Pet Protected?
    Tick infestation and disease transmission to your pet can be reduced in several ways. Most commonly used and recommended by veterinarians are topical or oral tick preventative products. Veterinary-prescribed tick preventatives are safe for pets while also effective in killing ticks and preventing them from transmitting infection. Read more
  • Coping With Cold Weather: A Dog Owner’s Guide To Surviving The Winter
    As frigid weather continues to drag on here in the northeast, most of us take precautions to keep ourselves and our children safe and warm. But many forget that our four-legged family members are experiencing the same environmental factors. Here are some important tips to keep your pets safe and happy through these colder months. Read more
  • Brushing up on Dental Care for Your Pet
    Dental and periodontal diseases are among the most prevalent problems seen in daily veterinary practice. Pet owners understand how important dental care is for themselves, yet many forget about the parts of their dog or cat that they see the least—their teeth and gums. Can you imagine what our own mouths would look like if we never brushed our teeth? If you’re not practicing some form of oral care at home for your pets, you don’t have to imagine too hard! Read more
  • How to Help Your Dog When They Have Seasonal Allergies
    Similar to people, many dogs suffer from seasonal allergies. This type of allergy most often occurs during the warmer months of the year, usually starting in the spring and ending in the fall Read more
  • Laser Therapy: A New Way to Treat Old Problems
    The Doctors and staff of Park Animal Hospital are now excited to introduce Laser Therapy to our clients and patients. A pain free, non-invasive way of treating pain, reducing inflammation, and speeding healing times. Please ask one of our staff members about this amazing new treatment and how it may help your pet. Read more

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