Tag Archives: Pocket Pets
Guinea Pig Stress and Boarding Recommendations
With holiday travel and summer vacation amongst other reasons to leave home for an extended period of time, many people consider boarding their pets while they are away. So let’s talk about pet guinea pigs, otherwise known as cavies.
Guinea Pig facts and basic husbandry
Thinking about adding a Guinea pig (or two) as a member of your family? Guinea pigs make great pets. However, a basic understanding about their care and feeding requirements will go a long way in managing your pet’s health and
Environmental enrichment for exotic companion mammals
Environmental enrichment is just as necessary for exotic companion mammals as it is for dogs and cats. A loving pet parent who offers routine veterinary care and proper nutrition can also easily enhance their small pet’s quality of life just
Tips for raising a healthy ferret
Ferrets make wonderful pets. Most ferrets come from a place called Marshall Farms where they are spayed and neutered at a very young age to make better pets. Ferrets naturally have a very distinct odor about them, so they are
Thanks to all who attended our Open House on December 7, 2013
Live reindeer on display, photos with Santa, and a tour of the hospital kept our Open House attendees busy on December 7, 2013. We wish to thank everyone who attended for making this day a big success.
The benefits of Class IV laser therapy for your pet
Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. Laser therapy has been widely used in Europe since the
Use caution when purchasing pet medications online
Ordering pet medications online can be safe if you use a legitimate online pharmacy and mail in the prescription provided by your veterinarian. However, many illegal pharmacy websites have come into existence, and it is imperative that a pet owner