They Are What They Eat: The Ins and Outs of Pet Nutrition

Natural dog foodOur pets are living longer than ever these days, and better nutrition is a big part of the reason why. Proper pet nutrition can extend your pet’s life expectancy and make the quality of that life even better.

Increased energy, as well as the prevention and treatment of many health conditions, are only some of the reasons to make good nutritional choices for your pet. Continue…

Pets and the City: The Principles of Urban Pet Safety

Businesswoman Commuting To Office With Her DogThe life of a city-dwelling pet is undeniably different than for their suburban or rural peers. While city life comes with many conveniences and perks (such as easy access to high-quality veterinary care and pet health specialists), it also includes a certain set of challenges for people and their pets (think crowds, trash, and traffic).

Urban pet safety is an essential component of responsible pet ownership. Your friends at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital are happy to share our tips for safe city living with pets! Continue…

Those Happy Golden Years: Senior Pet Care 101

Old Dog at RestMost pet owners can agree that pets just don’t live long enough! Whether you have raised a pet from the time they were a puppy or kitten, or you adopted an older bundle of joy, the aging process is an inevitable part of pet ownership, and the signs of aging can almost seem to appear out of nowhere.

Older pets need extra support and consideration, but it’s possible to provide them with a happy, high-quality life. Stick with us as we tackle the ins and outs of senior pet care. Continue…

Reunited! The Importance of Pet Microchipping

Lost dogEach year, an estimated 8 million dogs and cats wind up in animal shelters across the country, many of which have become separated from their loving human families. Of these lost pets, less than 30% of dogs and only 5% of cats are ever reunited with their family members.

Besides the ever-important collar and ID tags (which pets should wear at all times), having your pet microchipped may be the best way to increase the odds of being reunited should he or she become lost. Continue…