The amount of exercise a dog needs is different for every dog. The amount of exercise needed varies from breed to breed and will change throughout a dog’s life from puppyhood through adulthood and into the dog’s senior years. For this reason, it can sometimes be difficult to know just how much exercise your dog needs each day.
Imagine what your feet would feel like if you had to walk outside barefoot during the winter. This is the case for our pets’ paws, and although their paw pads are pretty tough, they can become raw, chapped, cracked, and painful during the winter
When a pet has joint pain, it can be highly stressful for the people who care for them. Watching your pet struggle to get comfortable and lose interest in his or her favorite playtime activities is tough.
When your sick pet has a veterinary appointment, you probably already expect that they will have a blood test or other lab work done. Laboratory testing helps our veterinarians diagnose the underlying cause of the pet’s illness and provide safe and effective treatment.
The 2021 hurricane season has begun, and now is the time to start thinking about your emergency preparedness plan. When you’re stocking up on your emergency supplies and considering a potential evacuation plan, our veterinarians with Capital Home Veterinary Care want to remind you to remember that your pets need a plan, too!
Just like some people get the sniffles from springtime and summer pollen or mold spores in the autumn, dogs and cats can suffer from seasonal allergies, too. If you notice your pet experiencing symptoms of allergies during a particular time of the year, then your dog or cat might have seasonal allergies.