1. Why Dog Training Results in Happier, Healthier Dogs

    It’s hard to know just how much work it is owning a dog until you have one yourself. “You just have to take them on walks every day,” some people assume, “how hard can it be?” Unfortunately, owning a dog is much more than that, and you’ll quickly learn why when you have to figure out how to deal with their spontaneous, excitable, and often rebellious nature. Don’t get us wrong — th…Read More

  2. How to Help Your Cat Develop Healthy Scratching Habits

    While cats are relatively low-maintenance pets, especially compared to dogs, they’re not without their own unique struggles. Among all the pain points that cats may have, there’s one that most owners would agree is the worst: scratching. Yup, cats just love to rip your couches and carpets to shreds. If you’re concerned about keeping those things in pristine condition, this can be maddening. …Read More

  3. Why Cats to the Weird Things They Do

    If you have cats, it’s pretty hard not to be filled with love and adoration for the fluffy little weirdos. Cats are amazing companions, but it’s hard to deny that they’re quirky in the strangest ways, and you wouldn’t be alone if you sometimes wondered if your cat is actually an alien disguised as an animal on earth. While many bizarre cat habits are inoffensive, some of them can be annoyi…Read More

  4. 5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

    As a pet owner, you probably only have two goals when it comes to taking care of your dog: keeping them happy and keeping them healthy. A happy dog means they’ll always be there to greet you when you come in the door and being healthy means they’ll always have the energy to run and play. Here at VetCare Pet Clinic, it’s our top priority to keep your pet healthy all year long so that they can…Read More

  5. Keep Your Dog Safe In The Summer Heat

    It’s that time of year again where we reach record high temperatures and we’re doing everything we can to avoid going outside, instead, staying inside with the air conditioning. But how are our pets holding up in these conditions? After all, most of them do have a hefty coat of fur all over their bodies unlike us. To us, this would be like wearing a thin coat on a hot day. So what can we do to…Read More

  6. KEEP YOUR PET SAFE AND SANE FOR THE 4TH OF JULY

      July 4th is a time for celebration with family and friends with cookouts and fireworks.... BUT, your dog and cat friends may NOT feel like celebrating. If you did not know, July 4th and 5th are the busiest days at emergency hospitals and animal shelters because of the noise of the fireworks, as well as, the BBQ Food scraps that can harm them. Many dogs will panic SO much that they go over fence…Read More

  7. 10 Great Ways For Your Dog To Get Exercise – Part 2

    Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at VetCare Pet Clinic. This is part two of our blog series on exercising your dog. Last time, we talked about running, camping, flyball, exercise courses, and hiking. This time, we’ll cover several more forms of exercise. In the meantime, if you need a pet clinic for your dog, don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment with VetCare Pet Clinic. Go hunting…Read More

  8. 10 Great Ways For Your Dog To Get Exercise

    If there’s one thing your veterinarian never stops telling you, it’s that your dog needs his/her exercise! We all love our dogs and want what’s best for them, but sometimes we get sidetracked or have such a busy schedule that we aren’t able to take them out for their daily walk. Although letting them out in the backyard to run around and go to the bathroom is a must, wouldn’t you love to…Read More

  9. Signs Your Dog Is Getting Sick

    It’s easy to tell if a human is sick: we cough, we wheeze, are constantly sniffing and we’re likely very vocal about “catching a cold” or about “the sickness that’s going around”. However, dogs aren’t able to talk about their condition, so how can we tell if they’re sick? In this blog, we’re going to talk about several ways you’ll be able to tell if your dog is sick or gettin…Read More

  10. When To Buy Prescription Dog Food

    Sometimes the most difficult thing about owning a dog is knowing what food they need or want. Some dogs don’t react well to food that they aren’t used to, but knowing dogs, it usually ends up being the food they like the most. Most people tend to try several brands and once they find one that sits well with their dog’s stomach, they stick with it. Although this is more convenient for the own…Read More