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Dental Care for Cats

Posted 09.22.15 by Emily Lindsey

It may seem kind of far fetched, but cats need dental care just like humans do. You have probably noticed that their mouth starts to smell when they go without. Bad oral health can lead to many medical issues. Luckily, those issues can be prevented with regular dental care and veterinary check ups.

My Pet is Overweight- What do I do?

Posted 09.03.15 by Emily Lindsey

So, you think your pet is overweight. Or you’re not sure if your dog is fat, but you worry there’s a little to much jiggle when Rover comes a’running toward the food bowl. Just like in people, weight is only a number.

What do I feed my new puppy?

Posted 08.26.15 by Emily Lindsey

So you got a new puppy — Congratulations! You’re about to have so much fun, some work, and years of love and companionship. Let’s get that little guy started off right with proper nutrition just right for growing puppies. First, it is really important to feed your puppy food designed specifically for growth. It is more calorie dense than adult...Read More

What should I feed a new kitten?

Posted 08.14.15 by Emily Lindsey

Many of our clients come in after adopting a new addition to the family and ask, “What should I feed a new kitten?” Many factors contribute to the normal development and growth of kittens including genetics, environmental factors, and nutrition. Just like in a new baby, nutrition during the first year of life can greatly influence the health and longevity...Read More

Care Credit for Veterinary Services

Posted 08.11.15 by Emily Lindsey

Although we constantly try to keep our prices reasonable, we do understand that veterinary care can add up. Here at The Pet Hospitals, we do not offer payment plans or billing. However, we do have an option for you!

Early Dental Care – Memphis Area Puppy Health

Posted 08.06.15 by Emily Lindsey

As humans, most people brush their teeth twice a day and floss a few times a week beginning at about 18 months of age- with help, of course! Good dental hygiene is imperative for keeping teeth healthy and avoiding bad breath, tooth decay, and other dental issues. Early dental care is important for pets, too. Just like humans, good tooth care...Read More

Allergies and Apoquel- Memphis Area Pet Health

Posted 07.22.15 by Emily Lindsey

We have discussed seasonal/environmental allergies before, but it turns out pets can suffer from other allergy types, too. Allergies are one the most frustrating and challenging chronic medical conditions that pet owners deal with in their dogs. From the constant itching to the recurrent infections, it seems like the misery and the vet visits never end. Thankfully, with diligent care...Read More

Say No to Xylitol- Memphis Area Pet Health

Posted 07.08.15 by Emily Lindsey

Lately there has been a lot of discussion on xylitol. “Never heard of it,” you may say. Turn over a pack of gum out of your purse or pocket and you will more than likely see it listed under ingredients. Dr. Christina Munn, DVM is here to fill us in on why it can be toxic to dogs. Xylitol is...Read More

FAQ #3: Why does my dog eat grass? – Memphis Area Pet Health and Wellness

Posted 07.01.15 by Emily Lindsey

  This is an age old question fraught with many varied and disparate answers. “I have often wondered it myself as I gaze out my kitchen window to watch my my Golden Retriever graze like a tiny, shaggy cow,” writes Dr. Katie Morrill, DVM. Let’s first address a few possible reasons. It’s normal canine behavior! – That’s right. This behavior...Read More

Pet Diabetes Month

Posted 11.01.14 by Kim Swift

We all love food. Our pets love food, and we love our pets, so we all give in to those sweet, puppy dog eyes and sneak a treat, maybe even a little people food. Although a little indulgence here and there may seem like no big deal, obesity is the number one disease in our furry friends, and obesity is...Read More

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