Andy Hamilton

Worried About Your Outdoor Cat This Winter? 3 Ways to Get Your Cat Prepared

Living somewhere that you feel comfortable letting your cats explore outside can come with some challenges when the weather begins to get colder in the winter. If you've decided not to bring your cats in full-time due to their desire to be outside, it's a smart idea to look into what kinds of things you can do to make them more comfortable and safe. Visiting a veterinarian for the following services can all help ensure that your cat is safe when outdoors. Read More 

Three Ways You Can Help Your Stiff Dog Feel Better

If your dog is suffering from stiffness, the you have probably noticed them walking a bit slowly, and hesitant to jump off the couch. If you've already ruled out a serious issue such as bone cancer or severe arthritis after visiting a vet, then you're dealing with a dog that just has stiff joints or muscles. However, just because the issue is not as severe as cancer, it doesn't mean that you should let your dog suffer. Read More 

Sarcoptic Mange: What All Dog Owners Need To Know

As a dog owner, you may think of mange as a problem isolated to stray or improperly-cared-for dogs. Surely your beloved pooch would never come down with this condition, right? Well, not necessarily. A type of mange known as sarcoptic mange is highly contagious and can infect even properly-cared-for dogs. Here's what you need to know. What symptoms does sarcoptic mange cause? Sarcoptic mange causes a dog's skin to become incredibly itchy. Read More 

Tips To Properly Care For Your Pregnant Mare

Just like humans, horses do need additional attention when expecting a baby. If your horse is pregnant for the first time, follow these care guidelines to help provide for her needs.  Protect Her From Disease During her pregnancy, it's essential that you only allow your mare to interact with familiar horses. Don't allow "guest" animals to share a stall or paddock with your pregnant horse. Ideally, she'd spent the majority of her time with the same two or three mares, who may also be pregnant. Read More