Preventing Bumblefoot in Birds

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If you have a bird, you may have heard the term bumblefoot. While this may sound like a whimsical term for a clumsy pet, in actuality, bumblefoot is nothing to laugh at. Bumblefoot—despite its cutesy name—is a foot infection in … Read More »

Kitty Obesity

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Is your feline friend getting a bit round? If Fluffy is, well, not just fluffy, she could face some very serious medical problem! Read on as a Crown Point, IN vet discusses obesity in cats. The Dangers of Obesity While … Read More »

Heartworm Awareness Month

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Did you know that April is Heartworm Awareness Month? We know, it’s more fun to talk about other things that are associated with April, like spring and Easter bunnies. However, heartworms are extremely dangerous parasites, and can even be fatal, … Read More »

Tips for Getting Through Shedding Season

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Winter is finally behind us, and you know what that means for our furry pals … it’s shedding season! Read on for some great tips from a Crown Point, IN vet on getting through this hairy time of year. Good … Read More »

Keeping Pets Safe in Chilly Weather

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Winter weather is on the way. Is your pet prepared for the winter? When the mercury drops, keep your pet’s safety in mind—follow these cold-weather care tips from a Crown Point, IN veterinary professional. Bring Pets Indoors Never leave pets … Read More »

Common Thanksgiving Pet Hazards

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Is your pet ready for Thanksgiving? Like most holidays, there a few pet-specific hazards to be aware of on this special day. Fortunately, a few simple precautions will keep your animal companion safe and sound! Learn more here from a … Read More »

Autumn Care for Cats

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It’s hard to believe, but autumn is already here. One of the best things about fall is being able to snuggle up with a good book or movie, a hot drink, and a purring kitty on chilly nights. Fluffy does … Read More »

Caring for a Large Dog

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Is your canine buddy larger than life? Big dogs can be super lovable, and they often have wonderful temperaments. However, if your pooch is a large breed, his needs will be a bit different from those of a little dog. … Read More »

Your Cat’s Veterinary Care Needs

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Did you know that August 22nd is Take Your Cat To The Vet Day? While we don’t necessarily mean that we want to see all of our feline patients on that one day, this is a great reminder to make … Read More »

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Pet’s Dental Health in Check

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Dental health problems are some of the most common issues to affect our companion animals. Prevention is key to keeping your four-legged friend’s mouth in top condition! Here, your Crown Point, IN vet tells you about five easy ways to … Read More »