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DIY Pet Treats

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Treats help us show our pets just how much we love them. Homemade treats make this loving gesture even more personal. If you are looking for new ways to shower your pet with love, you might want to consider spending some time in the kitchen. Westarbor Animal Hospital’s list of DIY pet treats gives you […]

The High Cost of Pet Obesity

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Pet obesity is a widespread problem. You’ve probably read that over half of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese. Extra weight on a pet sets them up for many health problems and a significant decrease in quality of life. Along with the health impact of obesity, you may be surprised […]

Importance of a Blood Test for Your Pet

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

You may wonder why your veterinarian recommends a blood test for your pet during their annual exam. Or, why we recommend blood work prior to a pet undergoing anesthesia. As a part of a comprehensive examination, blood tests play an essential role in understanding your pet’s overall health. These tests reveal important factors, including early […]

What’s Lurking in the Cupboard: Unusual but Common Pet Poisons

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Our pets can be exceptionally curious and this fact lends itself to hundreds of thousands of trips to the veterinary ER each year. Whether the culprit can be found in the trash can or in the backyard, the number of potential pet poisons at your pet’s disposal may seem daunting. The good news is, we […]

Pet Food Myths and Choosing the Right Food for Your Pet

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

So many pet foods on the market and so little time to make sense of which foods are right for our pets.  With so many brands and ingredients out there, it can become very confusing very fast. Here are a few things to remember that can help you avoid pet food myths and choose the […]