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5 Dog Park Safety Tips

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Dog parks offer a unique opportunity to let your dog socialize, run free, and get some exercise. If you want to start taking your pup to the dog park, there are a few safety measures to keep in mind to ensure everyone has a fun (and safe) experience. Here are Westarbor Animal Hopsital’s top dog […]

Is My Dog Suffering from Seasonal Allergies?

Friday, March 18th, 2022

If you’ve ever suffered from seasonal allergies, you know how uncomfortable a change in weather can be. Humans often suffer with watery eyes, stuffy noses, and head congestion that makes it hard to focus on even the simplest tasks.Your dog may be just as prone to suffering from these pesky seasonal allergies as you are. […]

Too Hot to Trot: Protect Your Dog’s Paws This Summer

Friday, June 4th, 2021

Each summer, we see burns and injuries of dog paws and feet so be sure to protect your dog’s paws. If you have ever made the mistake of walking barefoot across asphalt in the summer, you know the kind of pain that comes from burns. Sidewalks, roadways, metal, and other surfaces that are exposed to […]

Tick-Borne Diseases and Your Pet

Friday, March 26th, 2021

The arrival of spring sunshine and allergies also means the unwelcome arrival of ticks and tick-borne disease. While ticks and other parasites are present year-round, there are a lot more of them this time of year through autumn. If you and your pet are out and about in nature, educate yourself about the risk of […]

Ouch! What to Do When Your Dog Breaks a Nail

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

What to do if your dog breaks a nail? Breaking a nail is a common occurrence for our canine companions. They run, roughhouse, and walk through all sorts of terrain, so it isn’t unusual for dogs to have a nail incident at some point in their life. Depending upon the severity, it can be painful […]

Itching for Relief: Allergies in Dogs Affect the Skin

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Allergies in dogs most often affect their skin. Human allergy symptoms primarily show up as sneezing and watery eyes, or digestive issues. Dogs can have those allergy symptoms too but most allergies show up in their skin. They itch, bite, rub their faces and torso, and cause hot spots and hair loss. And we hate […]