Great Dane - prone to bloat
July 10, 2017

General

Bloat or stomach ache? Knowing the difference can save your dog’s life!

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Imagine this: You just get home from work and notice that your normally bouncy and happy Great Dane is slow to come greet you. You offer him a treat, but he turns his nose up at it.  Then, he looks like he is trying to vomit but nothing comes up. Worried, you go to rub […]

veterinary visit
June 26, 2017

General

7 Ways to Ease the Stress of Veterinary Visits

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Many loving and well-meaning pet owners skip veterinary visits because of the stress the visits cause their pets.  The only time these owners take their pets to the vet is when the pets are sick or injured, and that makes the visit all the more stressful.  Because preventative care is so important, let’s discuss ways […]

doberman outdoors
June 12, 2017

General Wellness & Prevention

8 tips for enjoying the great outdoors with your pets

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

It’s that time of year again…time for camping, hiking, grilling out, and enjoying the beauty of being outdoors. I am looking forward to some warm weather and some outside time with my family…including my dog. Unfortunately, we often forget to plan for and prepare our pets for outdoor fun. I know that I am so […]