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How to Avoid a Hair-Raising Halloween Pet Emergency

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Halloween is one of the most popular holidays for children (of all ages) and fur kids, too. There’s nothing more fun than dressing up in adorable or spooky costumes and getting into the season with orange and black decor – the spookier the better! But nothing will ruin it faster than a Halloween pet emergency. […]

HO-HO-Oh NO! Holiday Pet Hazards to Avoid

Monday, December 21st, 2020

It’s that holly-jolly time of year again and time to think about potential holiday pet hazards! Everyone in the family wants to get in on the holiday fun, including your furry companions. Most loving pet owners want to include their pets in the festivities, but there are some things to be cautious of as you […]

Signs and Prevention of Pancreatitis in Dogs

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

It’s the time of year when we start seeing more cases of pancreatitis in dogs. Thanksgiving and other holidays are all about food, food, and did we say, food? If you are busily preparing for a feast this year, one thing to remember is pet safety. This time of year sees a spike in the […]

Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks?

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Does your pet run for cover any time fireworks boom, sizzle, and clap? It’s heartbreaking to watch and attempt to comfort a dog afraid of fireworks. In some cases, the fear and stress associated with these sounds can trigger a dog to develop a more serious phobia.  Around Fourth of July or New Year’s Eve, […]

Keeping the Happy in the Holidays with Winter Holiday Pet Safety

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Winter brings with it many holidays and obligations. It’s easy for us – and our pets – to be in a constant frenzy. From shopping to decorating, travel to hosting parties, it seems the season has no end. In the midst of the razzle-dazzle, your pet may have one too many chances to get into […]

Helping Shelter Pets at the Holidays

Friday, December 14th, 2018

These are great ways to help, but if you’re looking for a more unique approach to helping shelters and shelter pets this year, there are plenty of other options.

Thanksgiving Safety Tips Part #1

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Westarbor Animal Hospital wants to help keep your pets safe and happy this Holiday Season. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we need to take a moment to think about our furry friends. Sometimes, because we are so thankful for them, we like to spoil them. Thanksgiving lends the opportunity for mishaps to occur when […]