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 »

Bringing an Outdoor Cat In

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Have you decided to keep your feline buddy indoors? Are you in the process of adopting a cute stray? Kitties are quite self-sufficient and independent, but these curious little furballs are much safer living indoors. However, Fluffy may not agree … Read More »

5 Cute Things Your Pet Will Do This Year

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Happy New Year! As we pull down our old calendars and put up fresh new ones, many of us will be pondering our personal goals for 2017. We will leave predictions and forecasts to others, but we can make a … Read More »

Leaving Your Cat Home Alone

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Does your kitty spend a lot of time home alone? If so, she is certainly in good company. One of the many wonderful things about cats is the fact that they are so independent. Fluffy will do just fine by … Read More »

Defeating Pet Odors in Your Home

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Our pets give us many wonderful things, but they can also offer something not so great: odors. If your home is starting to smell a little too much like Fido, use these tips from a Crown Point, IN veterinarian to … Read More »

Basic Bunny Care

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Are you considering adopting a bunny? These little furballs can make absolutely wonderful pets. Bunnies are not only super cute, they’re lots of fun, and have very distinct personalities. If you’ve never owned a rabbit before, you’ll want to do … Read More »

A New Approach to Vaccines at Southlake Animal Hospital 5/27/2015

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A proper vaccination program is essential to your pet’s health. Current research suggests that pets do not require annual vaccination and certain vaccines can be administered every 3 years while others still need to be given every year. Vaccinations given … Read More »

Things to do with your dogs in NW IN

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Things to do with your dogs in NW IN Stores that allow dogs: Hungry Hound Woof Life Petsmart and Petco Bass Pro shops Cabellas Tractor Supply Company Dog Parks:  Canine Country Club- Valparaiso Dogwood Run at Lemon Lake- Crown Point … Read More »

How to read a dog or cat food label

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How to read a dog or cat food label look at the ingredients list and make sure the ingredients are REAL food- chicken instead of chicken by product meal, chicken fat instead of animal fat the ingredients at the bottom … Read More »

Parakeet Care Tips

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Have you decided to get a pet parakeet? Parakeets, or budgies, are among the most popular pet birds. These colorful, smart, sweet little ones can make absolutely wonderful pets! In this article, a local Merrillville veterinarian discusses caring for parakeets. … Read More »