Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top 5 New Year Resolutions for Your Pets

Thinking about making 2018 an even healthier year for your 4 legged companion? You are in good company! Here are the top 5 resolutions we hear from our clients: 1. Save more money every month for my pet’s annual care … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pet Calm and Happy on New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! And the sounds of celebration – the horns, fireworks, continuous doorbells announcing guests – are great fun for people, but not always for our dogs. In fact, 46% of dog owners reported … Continue reading

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My pet rat has severe bumblefoot. What can i do for him at home? I have Bactine, peroxide, iodine and Silver ointment but nothing is helping that rock-hard swelling and abscess. Please help!

Thank you for contacting us with your question! My name is Dr. Kristi Rhodes and I am a veterinarian at North Bay Animal Hospital. My interest is primarily in exotic animal medicine because I love rats as well, so I … Continue reading

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Holiday Travel: Preventing motion sickness in pets

The winter holiday season is rapidly approaching which means many families will be rushing on the road to meet their family members both near and far. According to a recent industry market survey, pet owners are increasingly viewing their pets … Continue reading

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Helping You Adjust to Your Pet’s New Abilities: Managing Neurological Disorders

Neurological disorders are diseases that affect the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves (nerve after it exits the spinal cord). Symptoms range from seizures, head tilt, unsteady gait, weakness or complete paralysis of one or more limbs, decreased sensation in … Continue reading

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