Category Archives: Pet Health Articles

Salmon Poisoning Disease by Dr. Krista Hight

Our Veterinary Hospital has seen several cases of Salmon Poisoning Disease in the last couple of weeks. We want to remind everyone that dogs should never eat raw Salmon! Please be vigilant if your dogs are out hiking or have access to streams that may house salmon. If your dog gets sick, make sure to…
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Senior Pets by Dr. Krista Hight, DVM

Senior Pets by Dr. Krista Hight, DVM We all know that pets age faster than humans. We sure wish they could live forever, but the average lifespan for a dog is 10-13 years and for a cat it is 12-18 years (usually less for outdoor cats). That means at age 7 cats and dogs are…
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Pet Adoption tips by Dr. Hoover

Thinking about adopting a pet? Here are a few things to think about to help decide if you are ready! What lifestyle do you and your family have? Every dog or cat is an individual and will have his or her own individual personality. This is why it is important for the entire family to…
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