Wet Whiskers: Why Does My Cat Drool?

Have you noticed your cat drooling when you pet them, or when they are excited about a tasty treat? Cat drooling is a typical feline behavior that may develop for various reasons, some of which may be normal, while others indicate a health issue. Observing when your cat drools and the associated behaviors that cause [...]

Pet-Proofing: Common Household Dangers

Pet owners are often surprised to learn that many household items are dangerous to their furry pals. Being able to recognize the pet hazards in your home is critical to maintaining your four-legged friend's comfort and safety. Your home is a haven for security, love, and contentment, so learning which products are toxic and hazardous [...]

Check Those Vitals: Health Signs You Should Never Ignore in Your Pet

Your four-legged friend is your constant companion, so you know when something is off with their behavior or habits. Subtle changes are often clues to a deeper problem that may require veterinary attention to prevent more serious illness. When it comes to your pet’s health and wellbeing, always pay attention to the following indications that [...]

Understanding Resorptive Lesions in Cats: A Pet Owners’ Guide

Cats are notorious for hiding, whether their favorite toy or from visitors, or their pain and illness. Their expert hiding skills make detection of a serious dental issue that commonly affects cats—resorptive lesions—challenging for their owners. These dental abnormalities can affect cats of any age, and understanding is crucial for maintaining your cat's comfort and [...]

Do’s and Don’ts for a Stress-free Vet Visit

Visiting the veterinarian can be a nerve-wracking experience for pets and their owners. However, with the right preparation and knowledge, you can make these visits much less stressful for everyone. Our team at Town & Country Animal Hospital shares the do’s and don’ts for a stress-free veterinary visit.  Do practice handling your pet It’s important [...]

5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy

We all wish our pets could live forever, and while their lives are never long enough, a proactive care approach to their mental and physical health can improve their longevity and quality of life. Our team at Town & Country Animal Hospital wants to ensure you and your pet enjoy many happy years together, so [...]

Questions and Answers About Respiratory Infections in Cats

Respiratory infections, which are common in our feline friends, can mimic a human’s experience during a cold or the flu. However, despite the signs being similar in people, cats’ respiratory infections have different causes and can behave differently. Many pet owners wonder how their indoor cat contracted an infection, if infections are transmissible to humans, [...]

Holiday Pet Treat Do’s and Don’ts

Most pet owners feel strongly that giving their furry pal treats can strengthen bonds and show their pet love, but many get carried away with the holiday spirit and unknowingly offer their pet too many treats or treats with harmful ingredients. Pets particularly covet table foods, but they can lead to serious health issues, such [...]

CIRDC

Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC), formerly known as "kennel cough," is a highly contagious illness affecting the respiratory tract in dogs. As the old name, "kennel cough" suggests, dogs at particular risk are those exposed to communal settings where multiple dogs are gathered or housed, such as dogparks, kenneis, shelters, and daycare facilities. Cases [...]

DO’s and DON’Ts to Encourage Your Cat to Drink More Water

Inadequate hydration can cause a cat to have serious health problems, but many felines are finicky about drinking water. Our Town & Country Animal Hospital team wants to ensure your whiskered friend stays hydrated, healthy, and happy, and we provide do’s and don’ts you should follow to encourage your cat to drink more water.  DO [...]

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