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Why Are Veterinary Wait Times So Long?

Were you frustrated by your long wait to schedule your pet’s last veterinary appointment? Veterinarians are overloaded right now, which has increased wait times to see a veterinary professional. Our team at Towne Centre Animal Hospital wants to explain what issues are causing veterinarians to be so overwhelmed.  Pandemic protocols decreased veterinary productivity When COVID-19 [...]

Sweet but Deadly: Xylitol Toxicity in Pets

Take a look at the following three scenarios, and see if you can spot what the pets have in common: Leila the happy-go-lucky Labrador’s nose excelled in sniffing out treats—and trouble. Typically, her owner blocked Leila’s access to the kitchen when she left home, because the naughty pup was notorious for counter-surfing. However, one day [...]

Eye, Eye, Eye! Common Eye Disorders in Pets

As devoted owners, we spend a lot of time gazing at our pet. Such loving moments make identifying common eye abnormalities, such as irritation, swelling, and discoloration, an easy task. These changes may alarm you, but do you know whether you should be concerned? To help clarify the fuzzy details, Towne Centre Animal Hospital has [...]

FAQ’s About Spaying and Neutering Your Pet

Spaying or neutering your pet is highly recommended, to reduce their risk for developing several serious medical conditions, improve their behavior, and decrease unwanted pet pregnancies. You likely want to know more about what these procedures involve. Our team at Towne Centre Animal Hospital answers some frequently asked questions about spaying and neutering, to help [...]

10 Steps to Stress-Free Veterinary Visits

That many dogs and cats loathe visiting the veterinary hospital is no secret. And while we cannot blame them—we aren’t keen on visiting the doctor, either—we can take steps to improve their comfort, and minimize the dangerous health effects of stress in pets. Although the veterinarians, technicians, and staff at Towne Centre Animal Hospital strive [...]

Feeling Low, Feline?—Common Infectious Diseases in Cats

Cats enter our lives in expected and unexpected ways. They may be welcomed home after lengthy research and purchase or adoption from a reputable breeder or shelter. We may find our cat orphaned and scared on the side of the road. Or, they may simply saunter up to our door and take up residence as [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicating Your Pet

If having your pet diagnosed with a condition that requires medication was not stressful enough, now you have to figure out how to get your pet to take their prescribed medication. Never fear! Our professional team at Towne Centre Animal Hospital is here with our do’s and don’ts that will help you successfully medicate your [...]

10 Rules to Follow When Introducing a New Pet to Your Household

Welcoming home a new pet is an exciting time, but you can easily be overwhelmed with trying to acclimate a new cat or dog to your household. With the help of the following 10 rules, you can help ensure a smooth transition as you introduce a new pet into your family.  #1: Consider your current [...]

Facts Every Pet Owner Needs to Know About Intestinal Parasites

The thought of worms affecting your pet makes you shudder, but since many parasites infect dogs and cats, the topic is one you need information about, for your pet’s protection. The team at Towne Centre Animal Hospital wants to educate you on the intestinal parasites commonly seen in pets, and help you keep your pet [...]

10 Tips To Coax Your Cat To Use The Litter Box

Your cat looks so adorable curled up on the couch, but after finding puddles on the floor, you are not feeling affectionate. Attempting to discipline a cat is futile and will only make the situation worse. What can you do to remedy the situation? The team at Town Center Animal Hospital has a list of [...]

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