Give Thanks for a Healthy Pet: 5 Ways to Avoid Thanksgiving Day Disasters

As Thanksgiving rolls around, you are usually focused on friends, family, and food—not dangers to your four-legged friend. But, from toxic foods to travel plans gone awry, hazards abound for your pet. With a little bit of planning ahead, however, you can keep your pet safe and out of trouble while enjoying the holiday together.  [...]

By |2023-11-06T04:00:35+00:00November 5th, 2023|Pet Safety|0 Comments

Protecting Your Pet from Heartworm Disease

Alabama’s hot, humid weather is the perfect environment for mosquitoes, and these blood-thirsty parasites can transmit deadly heartworm disease to your pet. Your pet’s health and wellbeing mean everything to our Countryside Veterinary Hospital team, so we are providing information about heartworm disease and explaining how the condition can easily be prevented. Heartworm transmission to [...]

Pets and Parasitic Diseases

Many parasites can cause problematic health issues for your pet, and some can affect you and your family. Our team at Countryside Veterinary Hospital wants to help by providing information about parasitic diseases in pets, and ways you can safeguard your four-legged friend. Roundworms in pets Roundworms are the most common parasites that affect pets, [...]

By |2022-12-06T00:31:07+00:00June 10th, 2022|Pet Safety|0 Comments

Expect the Worst—Avoiding Common Pet Emergencies

Every pet is unique—some are escape artists, while others are counter-surfers, thrill seekers, dumpster divers, or weekend warriors. Regardless of your kind of pet, their natural hyperactivity, curiosity, or gluttony can get them into a lot of trouble—which can be life-threatening. While thinking about pet emergencies is not pleasant, it’s important to know that many [...]

By |2022-12-06T00:31:07+00:00April 1st, 2022|Pet Safety|0 Comments

Talking Toxins—4 Everyday Items that Can Harm Your Pet

When you’re at home with your pet, the last thing you think about is putting them in harm’s way. Unfortunately, because many household items are toxic to pets, your dog or cat may be having close encounters with poisonous products every day. To eliminate these potentially harmful or deadly exposures, here’s an easy-to-follow guide from [...]

By |2022-12-06T00:31:07+00:00March 9th, 2022|Pet Safety|0 Comments

Pet Microchipping: A Tale of a Joyful Reunion

Watching your four-legged friend slip out your unattended front door, and dash down the street, can be one of the most heartbreaking experiences of pet ownership, especially if your furry pal has no identification. We want to share a fictional story about one such pet who bolted for unexplored territory, but—spoiler alert—was happily and safely [...]

By |2022-12-06T00:31:11+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Pet Safety|0 Comments
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