Making a Pet First Aid Kit

January 7, 2009

Every pet owner should put together a pet first aid kit – a handy, easily created resource that will help a pet owner think and act quickly in the event of an emergency. Pack the listed items in a clear container to facilitate finding them quickly. Include an emergency telephone list inside the kit, or … Continue reading Making a Pet First Aid Kit

Home Care Options for Pets

December 19, 2008

Use the following remedies for no more than 2 days. If there is no improvement after 2 days, please see your veterinarian. Wounds Warm compresses can do a world of good to keep a wound clean and decrease swelling. Saturate a clean washcloth with warm (not hot) water. Wring out the excess water and then … Continue reading Home Care Options for Pets

Ask the Vet

December 10, 2008

Q: I recently took my cat, Cheddar, to be seen by his veterinarian because I thought he had a urinary tract infection. My vet recommended a change in his diet from dry to wet food. Can you explain how this will help? A: In the course of evolution, felines evolved as carnivores. Cats have adapted … Continue reading Ask the Vet

The AMC Holiday Gift List

December 2, 2008

At The AMC we know how much animals enrich our daily lives. This holiday season, we have prepared a list of wonderful gifts for all the pets and pet lovers in your life. Gifts for Pets Microchip: When it comes to giving your pet a holiday gift, good things really do come in small packages. … Continue reading The AMC Holiday Gift List

Tips for Keeping Your Pet Healthy in a Tough Economy

November 24, 2008

We understand that during these tough economic times, cutting expenses is on all of our minds. Pet owners who may be looking for ways to cut costs could be tempted to scrimp on pet care to save money. But this strategy soon may turn out to be more expensive when a little problem becomes a big crisis. Maintaining your schedule of preventive healthcare with your family veterinarian is the best way to identify health issues early so that they remain treatable problems.

Selecting the First Pooch…and the First Vet

November 12, 2008

We at The Animal Medical Center are aware that choosing the perfect dog is only the beginning. Equally as important as their choice of pedigree will be the selection of their new pet’s veterinarian. Even though the Obamas may need to compromise on which dog they choose, they should not compromise on their new pet’s veterinary care.