8 Tips for Choosing the Best Health Insurance Plan for Your Pet

With so much negativity surrounding the human health insurance industry, you may be a bit leery of pet health insurance, too. Fortunately, policies for pets are somewhat easier to decipher than their human counterparts. But, you should still understand the limitations and benefits of the variety of insurance companies and plans so you can make [...]

By |2019-01-17T06:39:21+00:00January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senior Pet Care Considerations

Just like human medicine, veterinary medicine has progressed over the years, and pets are enjoying longer lives. With this increase in lifespan, pets and their caretakers find themselves facing additional age-related health conditions more often. Fortunately, there are more resources and options than ever before to help your elderly companion enjoy her golden years. Increased [...]

By |2018-12-17T17:38:47+00:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alternative Arthritis Management in Pets

While the passing of time is inevitable, you can assist your pet in aging gracefully and comfortably for many years to come. Pain and stiffness from arthritis is common in geriatric pets. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to help put the pep back in your pet’s step. Integrative veterinary medicine is providing various alternative therapies [...]

By |2019-01-17T06:39:31+00:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Lifetime of Wellness: Preventive Care for Cats

Cats are excellent at hiding—mice under pillows, hairballs in your shoe—and they make themselves scarce when their owners pull the cat carrier out. Something else they’re great at hiding: signs of disease and illness. To keep tabs on your cat’s health and prevent disease, annual wellness exams are key. Routine preventive care can help us [...]

The Lodge at Countryside: An Open Letter from Fido

As you may know, we recently opened a state-of-the-art pet resort, called the Lodge, here at Countryside Veterinary Hospital. We’re really proud of it. At the Lodge, we offer doggie daycare, boarding, and grooming services…but not just any doggie daycare, boarding, and grooming services. There’s a lot that makes the Lodge stand out, and we [...]

By |2018-04-19T17:17:57+00:00April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments