Did you know that over 50% of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese? That's a crazy number! This is in part due to about 1 in 4 pet owners not recognizing what a normal weight is. The Animal Hospital of Peak Plaza team is here to help keep your...read more
Cats can be finicky eaters, so once they show interest in something, many pet owners will stick with it. There are a few foods, however, you should avoid feeding to your feline friend, and some might surprise you! Be sure to keep the following foods far...read more
One of our favorite seasons is finally here - fall! The crunchy leaves, crisp morning air, and seasonal traditions are things we look forward to all year long. The cooler weather is great for an afternoon walk with your pup, but there are certain things...read more
For many pet owners, trimming a pet’s nails—dog or cat—can seem like a daunting task. And, if you haven’t regularly trimmed your pet’s nails since he was young, chances are you’ll have a difficult time doing it effectively now. Keeping your pet’s nails...read more
Most cats surrendered to shelters every year are done so because of perceived behavior problems—primarily house soiling. And, most of the cats surrendered will be euthanized.It doesn’t have to be this way. Cats never eliminate outside their litter boxes...read more
Did you know that your pet's emotional well being is important too? There are many day-to-day activities that can cause our pets to feel fear, anxiety, and stress. Here are a few of those activities and how you can help.Traveling in the carWhile a ride in...read more
Dehydration is excessive loss of water from the body (typically through vomiting and/or diarrhea) or inappropriate intake of water into the body (decreased thirst). The most common mistake with a vomiting pet is to encourage food and water intake while the...read more
Dog's are a man's best friend, but sometimes we wish we knew what they were communicating with us. How well do we really know our dogs? Does a wagging tail always indicate happiness? Does panting always mean a dog is hot? How well can you decipher your...read more
Cats are intelligent animals, and they can be taught many of the same behaviors we teach our canine companions, from “sit” and “fetch” to “rollover” and “stand on hind legs.” For these commands, you’ll use the same positive reinforcement training methods...read more
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