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The Best Places to Adopt a Pet

Adopting a new pet is a huge responsibility rife with decision-making. From deciding why you want to adopt, to the type of pet, to the best time, the adoption process involves more choices than you may care to admit. But, from social media to other online resources, choosing where to adopt and finding your forever [...]

6 Curious Cat Behaviors, Explained: When to Worry and When to Relax

Cats are exceptional creatures. Independent, curious, and often aloof, the feline species has alluring qualities that keep us intrigued and entertained. But, have you ever wondered why your cat does what they do? Many feline behaviors are funny, while others are downright strange. If your furry friend fits one of the descriptions below, read on [...]

Pet Poisoning Risks Lurk Where You Least Expect Them

If your pet has ever gotten into something they shouldn’t have, you probably remember the scare. It’s amazing how many items in our homes, yards, and garages appeal to our pets and how many of them can be poisonous. Cleaning up antifreeze spills, making sure leftovers are put away, and closing the garbage can seem [...]

Heart Disease in Pets

Studies show heart disease is surprisingly common in pets, with 10% of dogs and 15% of cats affected. In addition, often the disease goes undetected, which diminishes your pet’s quality of life. Most of the time, heart disease in pets stems from a genetic predisposition. That’s just one reason our team at Town and Country [...]

VitusVet: Our Pet Health Communication Solution

New communication technology is coming to Town and Country Animal Hospital—we have adopted the VitusVet platform to better serve you and your pets. VitusVet offers many new features, including a mobile app, two-way messaging, appointment scheduling, prescription refills, and access to your pet’s medical records.  We have one goal with our new communication system—to make [...]

What You Need to Know About Pets and COVID-19

For close to a year now, our world has been turned upside down by COVID-19. We have struggled to adjust to a new normal of wearing masks, working from home, virtual learning, and on-line shopping. Through the ups and downs, our pets have been an unchanging source of comfort, companionship, and joy. As part of [...]

8 Ways to Tell If Your Pet Requires Emergency Care

Your pet’s adorable antics are one of the things you love most about them. However, those antics can get your four-legged friend into serious trouble. If your pet has chewed something they shouldn’t, chased a squirrel into a busy road and been hit by a car, or played too much fetch in the blazing summer [...]

4 Ways to Brush Up On Your Pet’s Dental Health

Did you know that almost all pets have some form of dental disease by age 3? Since they cannot brush their own teeth, your pet relies on you to provide top-notch dental care. Here are four ways to ensure your pet’s mouth remains healthy and pain-free.  #1: Know dental disease signs in pets You may [...]

Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs

Fleas and ticks are problems for pet parents across the United States. These pests spread diseases and cause uncomfortable itching in your dogs and cats. These pests are found all over the country. However, the Midwest and heavily forested areas are especially bad. The climate promotes the growth of tall grasses and heavily wooded areas [...]

Benefits of Having Your Dog Groomed Professionally

When you adopt a certain breed of dog, like a poodle, you expect they will need regular grooming. Other breeds, like Labradors, aren’t usually associated with regular trips to the groomer. Some things you can easily do at home, like baths or even nail trims if you feel comfortable. Other times, taking your pup to [...]

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