Signs of Pet Dental Disease

February 16, 2018

What are the signs of dental disease? As all pet owners know, our pet’s health is very important. What most pet owners don’t know is that dental health can greatly affect a pet’s overall health. Periodontal disease can result in gingivitis, missing or loose teeth and oral pain. Furthermore, the bacteria that contributes to dental […]

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Spring Pet Poisons

April 13, 2017
Gardening season is here! Plant bulbs are just as excited to break through the ground to add some color to our yards as we are to see some greenery! That said, we need to be aware of the potential dangers spring plants can be for our pets. Here is a list of some of the [...]

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National Poison Prevention Week

March 13, 2017
By: Simba, Dr. B's dog March 19-25th is National Poison Prevention Month.  As someone who has witnessed firsthand the stress and trauma which can occur when pets eat things they shouldn’t, I am here to tell you things you should keep away from your pets. As the honorary office assistant at the Aston Veterinary Hospital, [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 19, 2016
If you decide to dress your pet up for Halloween, your safest choice is a loose fitting bandana. Pets can get tangled in parts of a costume and may chew fabric, which can lead to foreign body. Dogs and cats can become skittish with scary costumes and doorbell ringing. It is best to keep all [...]

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Halloween Costume Contest

October 13, 2016
Calling All Halloween Lovers! Send us a photo of your pet in a costume and you could win a $50 gift card to our hospital! To enter:Like our Facebook page and send us a direct message on Facebook with your pet’s photo by Sunday, October 23rd. On Monday the 24th we will post all of [...]

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Quick Cat Facts

July 28, 2016
Cats not using the litter pan could be a sign of illness. If your cat is not using his or her litter pan, you should contact  your veterinarian for an exam. This can rule out any Urinary Tract Infection or Kidney Disease. Sometimes cats can be too curious for their own good. Be watchful as [...]

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Found Dog!

April 6, 2016

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National Dog Biscuit Day

February 23, 2016

National Dog Biscuit Day is Tuesday, February 23, so celebrate your best friend with a special treat!  Biscuits are a good way to reward and train your pet, but in moderation.  Be sure to check calorie content of their treats and incorporate them into your pet’s dietary needs.  Break the biscuit into multiple pieces because […]

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Winter Safety

December 14, 2015

As winter approaches, it is important to remember some of the dangers that colder weather presents to our pets. Pets are susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite when they are not adequately sheltered from the cold and should be kept indoors in colder temperatures. Outdoor cats often seek shelter under the hood of cars and can […]

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Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 18, 2015

National Black Cat Appreciation Day was yesterday, August 17. Did you know that black animals are less likely to be adopted than their light-colored shelter mates? Black cats are often overlooked by potential adopters because of old myths and superstitions that they are bad luck. Please remember that these beliefs are not true! A black […]

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