Posts in Category: Pet Emergencies & First Aid
Exposure to toxic chemicals is one of the most common reasons pets wind up at the emergency veterinary hospital. Statistically most cases occur at home – even on the watch of responsible pet owners. As a result, the best defense is heightened pet poison prevention awareness.
A Pet’s Eye View
The entire month of March is slated for pet poison prevention awareness for a variety of reasons. Whether it has to do with holiday candy or seasonal gardening, your friends at Conrad Weiser Animal Hospital have you covered.
Things that escape our attention easily come into focus for our pets, especially if they land on the floor. Conduct a daily floor sweep for any dropped items. Pick up backpacks, purses, and jackets off the floor to ensure your pet doesn’t go looking for snacks.Continue…
There may be nothing more distracting than your dog incessantly dragging his rear end over your carpet while you try to concentrate on your latest Netflix binge. Why on Earth do animals do this? More importantly, how can you stop it from happening so you can get back to season 4, episode 3?
Scooting pets may be a problem, but you are not doomed to helplessness. Conrad Weiser Animal Hospital is going to help you learn all about the dreaded butt drag and what you can do about it.
A Lesson in Anal Glands
Before delving into the finer details of scooting pets, a small anatomy lesson is in order. One of the main culprits behind this problem is the anal gland, a unique organ that humans do not possess. Continue…
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