February 6, 2023

General Medical Issues Wellness & Prevention

5 Medical Conditions to Watch for in Mature Pets

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Being proactive in your pet’s care is a vital part of having an animal as part of the family. This means monitoring your pet for changes and providing preventative veterinary care. Sometimes people forget that their mature pets need the same amount of care and prevention that puppies and kittens do. We all know that […]

January 2, 2023

General

Are You Prepared for a New Pet?

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

Adding a new pet, whether furry, feathered, or scaled can be an exciting time!  It’s fun to look for the pet with the most smoochable face, the softest coat, or the most beautiful eyes. Then, you get to pick a new name for your forever friend! One of my favorite things is shopping for all the […]

December 5, 2022

General Medical Issues

Osteoarthritis in Cats: How to Recognize and Treat It

Countrycare Veterinary Professional

Have you ever wanted to be like Dr. Doolittle and talk to animals? How exciting life would be! Like most pet owners, sometimes I wish animals could just tell us when or where it hurts. Oftentimes, subtle body language is their only signal. My cat, Whitey, is 15 years old. He’s always had a happy-go-lucky, […]