Winter holiday safety tips for pets

This busy time of year, filled with holiday hustle and bustle, can be dangerous for pets. Cold weather, tempting trash bags filled with food waste, and gaily decorated Christmas trees are all potential hazards for dogs and cats. Nobody wants a happy family gathering to end with a trip to the veterinary emergency hospital, so [...]

How and Why Your Cat Should Pay a Veterinary Visit

Imagine you are peacefully sleeping, when out of nowhere a huge pair of hands snatches you up, and shoves you into a tiny plastic box that smells like fear. You scramble to keep your footing as the box shifts underneath your feet, and you realize in horror that you are being taken from your safe [...]

5 Tips to Get a Handle on Heatstroke

With forecasted highs for Liberty Township approaching or exceeding 90 degrees for most of August, it is paramount that pet owners remember these five heatstroke prevention tips, to keep their fur-coat-wearing buddies safe this summer.  #1: Understand how heatstroke occurs in pets Heatstroke is more common in dogs than cats, and occurs when a pet [...]

What to Expect from an AAHA-Accredited Veterinary Hospital

When you walk into Liberty Veterinary Hospital, you may notice our proudly displayed red and white logo depicting our AAHA-accreditation. That small logo represents a huge achievement that required countless hours of hard work, dedication, and striving by our team, to offer nothing but the best care to our beloved patients. As an AAHA-accredited hospital [...]

Harmful Algal Blooms

What are HABs and how are they dangerous to pets? A harmful algal bloom (HAB) occurs when cyanobacteria begin to grow quickly in a water body, creating colorful scum or "blooms". Some algal blooms are not dangerous, but HABs release dangerous toxins into the water. These toxins can pose a threat both to animals and [...]

3 Pet Catastrophes to Avoid During Quarantine

With the entire family cooped up indoors in close quarters, you’d think that keeping an eye on everyone, and preventing mischief and mayhem, would be much easier. Unfortunately, you’re likely stressed to the max, and your nerves are frazzled, which can allow simple mistakes in the blink of an eye. Plus, you may be lured [...]

Bringing Out Your Dog’s Inner ‘Good Boy’ Through Training

Proper training and socialization are part of your dog’s basic needs. Without positive-based training and exposure to new experiences and people, your dog could easily become bored, stressed, and anxious, leading to problem behaviors. Proper training can seem daunting, especially for a puppy who is chewing on everything, barking non-stop, and lunging at other pets [...]

5 Common Misconceptions Surrounding Pet Dental Care

Dear hoomans, My toofs don’t feel as good as they used to when I crunch my kibble, and I think one is wiggling a little. The toof fairy visits my tiny humans when they lose a toof, so maybe if it falls out I will get a treat from her? Oh, and the cat gets [...]

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