Beyond Physical Health: Unexpected Ways Veterinarians Help Pets

When thinking about veterinary care, you likely consider vaccines, exams, and life-saving surgeries. However, while these services can save your pet’s life and promote their health, veterinarians’ roles extend far beyond this and the happenings within the clinic walls. Veterinarians play a crucial role in enhancing your furry friend’s well-being in surprising ways such as [...]

Hear, Hear! Cleaning Your Pet’s Ears

Your pet's ears are extra sensitive to sounds of their world and always alert them to possible danger for themselves and for you. Ear care is essential for your four-legged friend's good hearing, and cleaning their ears is a component of this care. Regular ear cleaning helps prevent infections, removes excess wax and debris, and [...]

Paws for a Smile: The Key to Pet Dental Health

A growing concern in the veterinary community is the prevalence of dental problems among pets. A cat’s or dog’s oral health may not seem like a big deal, but it affects their overall well-being. This is why the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month every February. Without proper dental care, [...]

Too Nippy for Skippy: Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips

Pets need fresh air and exercise, including during the cold winter months, so knowing how to keep your pet safe and healthy is important. Here in the Midwest, the seasonal temperatures can be erratic, from above average, balmy days to below freezing, snowy ones. To help you keep your furry friend safe and warm, Liberty [...]

Do’s and Don’ts for Choosing a New Pet

A pet provides years of joy and companionship for you and your family. However, choosing the right pet for your family is an important decision that requires careful consideration, not only for your family’s needs but also for your potential pet’s needs. Our Liberty Veterinary Hospital team wants to help you through the decision-making process, [...]

4 Tips for a Pet-Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the good things in our lives, and your pet is likely at the top of your gratitude list. Pets offer fierce loyalty, unconditional love, and endless companionship, but as you focus on the feast, your pet could get into trouble and need emergency veterinary care. When your [...]

3 Pet Weight Management Cases

Pet obesity is increasing, and the condition can raise your four-legged friend’s risk for significant health problems, such as diabetes, kidney disease, cancer, hypertension, arthritis, and skin disease. Our Liberty Veterinary Hospital team sees overweight pets every day, and we provide details about three fictional pet weight management cases.  Pet weight management case #1: Sophie, [...]

Budget-Friendly Playtime: Do-It-Yourself Enrichment Toys for Pets

Dogs and cats are curious creatures who love to play, which helps them stay socially engaged, physically active, and mentally sharp, simulating hunting and scavenging behaviors that are part of their DNA. Interactive toys are a great way to provide pets with needed enrichment. However, to prevent your furry pal from becoming bored, you must [...]

So Fresh and Clean: How to Groom Your Pet At Home

Although professional grooming services are widely available to help your furry pal shine, grooming your pet at home saves you money and gives you an opportunity to strengthen your pet-owner bond. In addition to promoting your dog’s or cat’s overall health and wellbeing, bathing, brushing, and nail trimming are essential tasks for ensuring your pet [...]

Tips for Pet Disaster Preparedness

When faced with severe weather or a natural disaster, your best defense is preparedness. A catastrophic event can occur quickly, often without warning, and that can spell disaster for you and your pet if no preparations have been made. In the event of flooding, a severe storm, tornado, or fire—all possibilities here in Ohio—you must [...]

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