May 6, 2024

General

Outdoor Pet Dangers

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

With the outdoor temperatures finally warming up, it means that spring has finally arrived! I don’t know about you, but at this time of the year, I often get the urge to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather and sunshine. Whether it’s just sitting outside and listening to the birds chirp, taking my dog […]

April 1, 2024

General

Why Does My Pet Do That?

Countrycare Veterinary Professional

Have you ever wondered, “Why does my pet do that?” Well, our Patient Care Coordinator, Becky, has some great answers to your questions. Why do cats knead? Did you know that your cat may have been “making biscuits” for its entire life? Kittens knead their mother when nursing to stimulate milk production. Kneading later in […]

March 6, 2024

General

Why Does My Pet Need Dental X-rays?

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

You may remember in our previous blog post; we discussed the various aspects of dental cleaning for your pet. During a dental prophy, we scale, clean, and examine the animal’s teeth and look for tooth loss or abnormal pocketing. Although these processes are crucial for your pet’s dental health, they may not provide the complete […]