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Holiday Safety Do’s and Don’ts

The holidays will soon be here, and you likely will be indulging in cheesy hallmark movies, gift exchanges, cookies, and way too much food. While you’re enjoying the season’s indulgences, don’t forget that some of the same things that bring you holiday cheer—including food, decorations, parties, and guests—can be dangerous for your pets. Towne Centre [...]

Does Your Pet Have Cancer? 8 Signs to Watch For

When their pet is diagnosed with cancer, owners often feel guilty for not catching the problem sooner, but not all cancer forms can be detected in the earliest stages, because many signs are subtle and nonspecific. However, as with people, the earlier your pet’s cancer is detected, the better their prognosis. Our Towne Centre Animal [...]

Preventing Pet Obesity

Does your pet have trouble fitting through their pet door? They could be overweight, or worse—obese. While watching your pet wiggle their way through a small opening may be amusing, obesity is no laughing matter. A few extra pounds, or ounces for cats and small-breed dogs, can greatly affect your pet’s overall health. Our Towne [...]

Tick-Tock, Snip-Snip—Pets’ Spay and Neuter Considerations

You love your pet, and do everything to ensure they live a long and healthy life. At Towne Centre Animal Hospital, our mission is the same, which is why we approach your pet’s veterinary care with the goal of preventing avoidable health issues before they begin. One way we ensure your pet stays healthy is [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Brachycephalic Pets

Breeds such as pugs and French bulldogs are popular because many people can’t resist their cute, smushed faces, but brachycephalic pets can experience significant health issues because of their unique characteristics. Our team at Towne Centre Animal Hospital wants to help by answering frequently asked questions about brachycephalic breeds, in case your pet is affected. [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Pet Noise Aversion

Noise aversion is a serious problem that can cause extreme panic in pets, yet this common condition frequently goes undiagnosed and untreated. Our team at Towne Centre Animal Hospital wants to help by answering frequently asked questions about pet noise aversion, in case your pet is affected. Question: What is pet noise aversion? Answer: Pet [...]

Do Your Ears Hang Low? Dogs’ Chronic Ear Infections

Chronic ear infections can make your dog miserable, causing persistent inflammation, pain, and itchiness, and leading to sleep disruption, personality changes, and poor quality of life. The Towne Centre Animal Hospital team understands that recurring ear infections can be as frustrating for you as they are for your four-legged friend. Stop your dog’s irritation-infection-medication cycle [...]

Heartworms: Your Questions Answered

Humans abhor mosquitoes—arguably the worst summer pests—and hate their itchy bites. But, in pets, mosquitoes cause more than itchy welts—they also transmit deadly heartworms. If your pet contracts a heartworm infection, treatment can be painful, costly and lengthy, restricting your pet’s activities for months. Fortunately, heartworm disease is preventable.  April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, [...]

5 Reasons Pet Dental Care is Important

You may think your pet’s bad breath is normal, but halitosis can indicate a significant health issue. Approximately 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some degree of dental disease by the time they are 3 years of age, and this issue can result in more than offensive smelling breath. Our team at Towne [...]

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