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Meet the Labrador Retriever

Did you know that the Labrador Retriever is America’s favorite dog? They may also be Minnesota’s: these cute, lovable pooches almost became our state dog! Legislation was introduced in 2019 to make them our mascot. A local Lakeville, MN vet discusses the beloved Labrador Retriever in this article. History The Labrador has been around since … Read moreMeet the Labrador Retriever

Creating a Pet Memorial

September 13th is National Pet Memorial Day. If you’re an animal lover, like we are, you may have had to say goodbye to a cherished companion. Letting go of a furry friend is a very painful thing to go through. In fact, some studies have shown that the grief bereaved pet owners go through is … Read moreCreating a Pet Memorial

Caring for Your Dog’s Ears

Our canine companions have remarkable hearing. Fido can hear much higher and lower frequencies than we can. Plus, he can pick out the sound of a food wrapper opening from the other end of the house! Caring for your pup’s adorable ears isn’t hard, but it is very important. A Lakeville, MN veterinarian discusses doggy … Read moreCaring for Your Dog’s Ears

Celebrating DOGust

Today, August 1st, is a very special day for Man’s Best Friend. It’s DOGust, the unofficial birthday for shelter dogs! If you adopted Fido from a shelter, then you definitely want to join in the fun. A local Lakeville, MN vet lists some ways to celebrate in this article. Pupcake It’s probably no surprise to … Read moreCelebrating DOGust

Lost Pet Prevention Tips

July is Lost Pet Prevention Month! No one likes to think of their animal companions getting lost. Unfortunately, it does happen, and more often than many people think. As many as one in three pets will get lost at some point in their lives. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to reduce the … Read moreLost Pet Prevention Tips

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 26th is Take Your Dog To Work Day! Fido would no doubt be happy to accompany you to your job. Man’s Best Friend would love to hang out with his favorite humans 24/7! But is bringing your canine buddy to work with you really a good idea? Maybe not. A local Lakeville, MN vet … Read moreTake Your Dog to Work Day

4 Reasons To Adopt A Specially-Abled Pet

There’s a very special pet holiday coming up. May 3rd is Adopt A Specially-Abled Pet Day! There are far too many sweet, lovable pets in shelters, all of whom desperately need to find loving forever homes. Getting adopted can be challenging for any pet, but it’s extra tough for the less-than perfect ones. If you’re … Read more4 Reasons To Adopt A Specially-Abled Pet

Tips For Getting Through Shedding Season

Winter is behind us now, and we’re looking forward to enjoying some warm weather. However, for pet parents, there is a down side to spring: shedding. This time of year is a peak shedding time for many of our patients. We can help! Here, a Lakeville, MN vet offers some advice on getting through shedding … Read moreTips For Getting Through Shedding Season