The chances of a vaccinated dog contracting rabies are low, nonetheless, rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. In today's post, our vets from Plainfield Animal Hospital explain more about rabies and what to do if you think your dog may have been exposed.
Skipping vaccinations for your indoor cat may be tempting but cat and kitten vaccines are as important for our feline homebodies as they are for cats who explore the great outdoors. Today our South Plainfield vets explain why vaccines for indoor cats are essential.
While dogs often pant to cool down, this is a much less common behavior in cats is often indicative of an underlying health issue. Our South Plainfield vets share some of the reasons your cat might be panting or breathing heavily, and when to seek emergency care for your pet.
It's late at night on the Sunday of a long weekend and suddenly your pet seems unwell! Veterinary emergencies can happen at any time but how do you know when you should take your dog or cat to the emergency vet clinic? Here, our South Plainfield vets share some reasons to get your animal urgent veterinary care.
It can be alarming if your cat suddenly stops eating. Should you rush your feline friend to the emergency vet clinic or wait until your vet is available? Our South Plainfield vets share some common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to tell if it’s an emergency situation.
Here, our South Plainfield vets define heatstroke in dogs and provide a list of symptoms that you should watch out for as the temperature rises. We also share recommendations on how to prevent heatstroke and what to do if you think that your dog is suffering from this serious condition.
Our canine companions are emotional beings, just like the people who own them. This means that our dogs are not immune to the effects of depression, anxiety, or nervousness. Today, our South Plainfield vets discuss strategies to help depressed dogs find their joy again.
Today our South Plainfield vets explain the benefits of dog checkups and cat checkups in delivering best-in-class preventive care for pets. Annual exams or vet checkups for your dog or cat allow your veterinarian to monitor your pet's health by checking for early signs of disease and providing preventive treatments that help protect your pet against potentially life-threatening conditions.
Dog joint pain is a common condition that negatively impacts the quality of life in dogs of all ages; if left untreated, simple joint pain can potentially develop into serious conditions and injuries. It may be difficult to notice dog joint pain unless you know what to look for. Here, our South Plainfield vets walk you through the different types, causes, and treatments for joint pain in dogs