The veterinarians of Animal Wellness Center have years of experience working with dogs and cats. See what advice they have for pet owners to keep their furry family members as healthy and happy as possible.
With its 15 Days to Slow the Spread guidelines, the White House has implored all United States citizens to take precautions and follow recommendations to stop the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our country. As our Wisconsin communities practice social distancing and as potentially exposed individuals go into self-quarantine, pet owners everywhere are wondering how/whether COVID-19 can affect dogs and cats (other than leading to unprecedented levels of daytime belly scratches, snuggles, and purring).
Why All Those “Chonky” Pets Actually Aren’t Very Cute The United States has more chubby pets than anywhere else in the world. The internet is flooded with affectionately captioned images of “chonky” cats and dogs, which seem to glorify a very real health problem. With over 50% of pet dogs and cats overweight, obesity isn’t … Continue reading “Why All Those “Chonky” Pets Aren’t Very Cute”
Start an Oral Hygiene Routine with Your Pet for National Pet Dental Health Month Each February, we like to spread awareness about the importance of caring for pets’ teeth to celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month, along with cats, dogs, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and other veterinarians across the country. So, Why Is It … Continue reading “Start an Oral Hygiene Routine with Your Pet for National Pet Dental Health Month”
5 Ways to Prepare Pets for the Cold Wisconsin Weather You might think your pet’s coat is a natural cure-all for winter weather. Fur will provide your pet with some warmth, but it can’t keep your pet completely warm and safe when the temperature (or windchill) drops below freezing. With Wisconsin’s harsh winter weather upon … Continue reading “5 Ways to Prepare Pets for the Cold Wisconsin Weather”
As we enter into the months of February and March, there are a lot of things that we as pet owners, veterinarians, and animal lovers in-general should start to consider. Whether we want to talk about pet dental health (since February is National Pet Dental Health month!), or Valentines Day and the risks of chocolate toxicity to our 4-legged-friends, there is so much to consider. With V…
March is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month One of the joys of having a pet is watching their continuous curiosity in the world around us. However, sometimes that curiosity gets them into trouble. Knowing what potential hazards are in and around your house is the first step in keeping them safe. Hopefully you are never faced with a medical emergency involving your pet…..