Thanksgiving Threats for Pets

Sitting down to a delicious Thanksgiving meal with friends and family is the holiday highlight, but everything leading up to the wonderful day can be hectic. With so much on your plate—literally and figuratively—your pet’s safety can easily slip your mind. Our team at LaGrange Veterinary Hospital has you covered with five tips for a [...]

By |2022-11-12T23:23:21+00:00November 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Battle Against Pet Obesity

Chubby pets can be endearing, and they inspire hilarious memes on the internet, but excess weight is no laughing matter. Studies and surveys conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention and Banfield Pet Hospitals found that more than half of American pets are classified as overweight, putting the majority at risk for chronic health [...]

By |2022-10-19T21:42:16+00:00October 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet Vaccines 101

Vaccines are important to safeguard your pet against serious diseases. Starting when they are 6 to 8 weeks of age, puppies and kittens need vaccinations and boosters every three to four weeks until they are about 16 weeks old. Adult pets need vaccinations every one to three years, depending on the vaccine and the pet’s [...]

By |2022-09-22T23:47:39+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Closer Look at Arthritis in Pets

Many pet owners attribute the fact that their pet is slowing down to normal aging, but arthritis, a common and painful pet condition, could be the cause. Arthritis (i.e., degenerative joint disease) causes pain and decreased mobility in pets of all ages, sizes, and breeds. "Arthritis" literally means joint inflammation, and is used to describe [...]

By |2022-08-17T04:31:21+00:00August 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pet 911—Protect Your Pet From 5 Common Pet Emergencies

No one likes to think about their pet needing emergency care—but knowing how to prevent emergencies may save you and your pet from unnecessary suffering, heartache, and loss. Check out our LaGrange Veterinary Hospital guide on protecting pets from five of the most common pet emergencies.  If your pet is in an emergency situation, or [...]

By |2022-07-21T02:07:06+00:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Traveling—in a nutshell—can be stressful. Then, adding in the certain requirements and restrictions of including your four-legged friend, and a fun-filled trip can turn into a major headache. However, with proper preparation and planning, you can avoid many common travel troubles, help ensure your trip is smooth sailing, and is enjoyable for all. Follow these [...]

By |2022-06-14T03:56:03+00:00June 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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