exotic pets
December 25, 2017

Exotic & Pocket Pets

Exotic pets need love, too! Don’t ignore important veterinary services.

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

The term “exotic pets” can be confusing to people. You might envision wild animals from deep in the jungle that were smuggled out of a country far away. However, exotic pets are any an animals, other than dogs or cats, than are kept for companionship. Exotic pets can be snakes or rats. But, they can […]

December 11, 2017

General

A new pet for the holidays? 4 factors to help you know if you’re ready!

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

With the holidays quickly approaching, many children are busily making their holiday wish lists. In addition to asking for the coolest new toys, bikes, video games, many kids are also putting a new pet on the list, too. A new pet can be a wonderful way to help teach responsibility and care while bringing extra love […]

dog kissing vet
November 27, 2017

Holistic Treatment Wellness & Prevention

The Wellness Triangle – Three Important Components to Your Pet’s Health

Karen Strickfaden, DVM, CVA, CAC

The Wellness Triangle is a measure of the three main categories that contribute to overall health and well-being. The three equal sides of the triangle represent the three equal components that affect health: structural/physical, nutritional/chemical and emotional/mental. As a result, harmony between these three components is necessary for overall well-being. Nutritional/Chemical Factors Nutrition Nutrition is […]