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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

7 Reasons To Celebrate National Pet Day

National Pet Day is April 11th! As you may have noticed, many of the pet holidays we like to observe are quite specific. Hug Your Dog Day, Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day, and National Spay Day all have very clear meanings. However, this one is just a general celebration of our animal companions, and we … Read more7 Reasons To Celebrate National Pet Day

6 Ways To Make Your Cat Feel Loved

December is National Cat Lovers’ Month! Of course, we love our feline pals all year long. That said, we’re always more than happy to signal boost these cute kitty holidays. What does it take to make Fluffy feel loved? A Lakeville, MN vet offers some helpful tips in this article. Basics Providing your cute pet … Read more6 Ways To Make Your Cat Feel Loved

6 Ways To Prevent Doggy Boredom

Dogs are very smart, and often get quite restless when they have nothing to do. In fact, many things that are considered bad behavior, such as digging and chewing, are actually a result of boredom. Read on as a local Lakeville, MN vet offers some tips on keeping your pup entertained while you’re out. Toys … Read more6 Ways To Prevent Doggy Boredom

Heartworm Awareness Month

April is Heartworm Awareness Month! It’s also Jazz Appreciation Month and National Grilled Cheese Month. However, while those are undoubtedly much more pleasant topics, heartworms are a bit more in our wheelhouse. Keeping your beloved pet safe from these deadly parasites is very important! A local Lakeville, MN vet discusses heartworms in this article. Basics … Read moreHeartworm Awareness Month

Pets and Guests

The holiday season is officially upon us. Are you planning to have guests over this year? If so, keep your furry buddy in mind as you get ready for your visitors. Read on as a Lakeville, MN vet offers some tips on helping things go smoothly between pets and guests. Preparation Before your guests arrive, … Read morePets and Guests

Taking Your Dog Swimming

Do you enjoy swimming? It’s always nice to cool off in summer by taking a dip. Our canine buddies also love playing in the water. Here, a Lakeville, MN vet discusses taking Fido swimming. Pup Check Not all dogs are well-suited for swimming. Some pups, like retrievers, often take to the water naturally. Others just … Read moreTaking Your Dog Swimming

Building a Pet First-Aid Kit

Did you know that April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month? While you’ll hopefully never need to perform first aid on your beloved pet, we do always advocate being prepared for emergencies. One way to do this is to create a specific pet first aid kit. This is a great thing to have on hand! … Read moreBuilding a Pet First-Aid Kit

Holiday Gifts for Fido

With the holidays approaching, many of us are busy with seasonal preparations like cooking, shopping, and decorating. Don’t forget to get your canine buddy a special gift! Fido’s an important part of the family. Below, a Lakeville, MN vet suggests some holiday gifts for dogs. Toys Fido is super cute when he’s playing with a … Read moreHoliday Gifts for Fido

Veterinary House Calls

Have you ever wished your doctor would do housecalls? While house calls for people are now quite rare, they are actually becoming quite popular for pets. In fact, there are many benefits to having your vet come to your home. Here, a local Lakeville, MN vet discusses some of the situations where housecalls may be … Read moreVeterinary House Calls