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Tips for Keeping Your Pet Pest Free

Tips for Keeping Your Pet Pest Free

Parasite Prevention for Dogs Kennett Square If you’re a dog owner, you know that your pet is susceptible to a number of both internal and external parasites, and year-round treatment should be a component of your pet’s ongoing care. Parasites are more than just a...
Arming Your Dog Against Pests

Arming Your Dog Against Pests

Oral Flea and Tick Prevention Fleas and ticks have been dangerous and annoying pests for dogs and cats since the beginning of time. History was changed, and the world severely impacted by the lowly flea. Everyone is aware of the Bubonic Plague, transmitted from fleas...
Post COVID Life for Pets

Post COVID Life for Pets

Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Dogs There is a truth that we all know well, everything in life extracts a fee. All things come at some cost. If we wish to live in a nice house, travel, and provide for our families, we must work. If we wish to keep our bodies...
Loving and Losing a Pet

Loving and Losing a Pet

Pet Euthanasia– Knowing When It’s Time I was having a discussion with our office manager, Lisa, the other day. Her longtime friend and family dog, Monty, had recently died. I mentioned the fact that many of us at Longwood Veterinary Center had lost pets over the...
Keeping it Positive

Keeping it Positive

The Benefits of Positive Reinforcement in Dog Training When we find ourselves in a situation that makes us feel uncomfortable, bored, or perhaps unappreciated, what can we do? Usually there are only two options; change the situation or change how we feel about the...
Raising a Well-Adjusted Dog

Raising a Well-Adjusted Dog

5 Reasons Why Pet Socialization is Critical A popular buzzword in dog training is socialization. Socialization is the specific act of exposing an animal to novel situations in a slow and precise fashion focusing on keeping interactions short, positive, and fear free....
The Making of a Miracle

The Making of a Miracle

Story of a Rescue Dog Just in Time for Christmas Years ago there was a small puppy that came into our hospital from a local rescue group. She had been spayed by the rescue that morning, but she wasn’t recovering from anesthesia in the normal fashion. The little puppy,...
5 Tips for Pet Owners During Wintertime

5 Tips for Pet Owners During Wintertime

Caring for Your Dogs in Cold Weather Cold weather is upon us, friends, and it’s time to start thinking about how to best care for your dogs in cold weather. We’ve got a few tips for pet owners to consider during the winter months to ensure you’re keeping your furry...