How Omega 3 Fatty Acids Benefit Pets 

Most human patients have heard of the healthful qualities associated with essential fatty acids, but it’s less well known how they can impact the lives of pets.

Omega-3 fatty acids are good fats found in salmon, mackerel, herring, halibut sardines and other cold-water fish. They are referred to as “essential” because pets (like us) need them, but are unable to naturally produce them. Instead, through supplementation, omega-3 fatty acids benefit pets in various – and important – ways. 

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What You Need to Know About Old Dog Disease 

If you have a senior pet, you probably worry a bit. It is no secret that older animals need extra care. One thing you probably don’t think much about is your pet’s inner ear – but perhaps you should! Old dog disease is a disorder of the inner ear and is a frequently diagnosed condition at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

The symptoms of old dog disease can be similar to a stroke or other neurological issue, even to the point that pets are sometimes euthanized due to misdiagnosis. It’s important to be aware of what old dog disease looks like, and what to do about it.

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Something To Celebrate: Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital’s Top 5 Blogs of 2019

As the holiday season is wrapping up, most of us tend to become reflective about the year past. It’s natural to think back about the celebrations, the joys, and also the challenges and new changes that inevitably come with the passing of time. 

As we reflect back on the year here at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital we can’t help but be grateful for you, our clients and friends. We’re also looking back at our pet blog and hope that you have found useful, fun, and interesting content there. If you missed some of it, we are celebrating by sharing our top 5 pet care blogs of 2019, here. 

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How Many Pets Is Too Many Pets? 

As long as a person can provide food, comfort, and medical care, they should be allowed to keep as many pets as they like, right? In a world like Dr. Doolittle’s, this could work out – but that doesn’t mean it should in reality. 

Some well-meaning individuals take rescuing a little too far, and before they know it they have a situation on their hands not unlike hoarding. We’ve all heard of the crazy cat lady, but at what point does adoption go over the line? 

In other words, how many pets is too many pets?

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