October's Pet of the Month is spunky Rio. He's a dapper Portuguese water dog and is quite the cookie monster!
Perhaps one of the worst manifestations of canine cancer is hemangiosarcoma. A pet can look perfectly normal until suddenly the tumor can burst, spreading cancer, throughout the body and incapacitating a healthy pet in a matter of days or hours. We bring you a heart wrenching story of just such a case in order to raise awareness of this insidious and often fatal disease.
It is with a heavy heart we bid adieu to Julia Levitt Dog Training here at A2AH. Julia will however, continue to offer her in-home boarding and training services.
There are several breeds of dogs that owners will consider altering (docking tails or cropping ears among them). Tail docking is often done for safety reasons while today, ear cropping is usually a stylistic choice of the owner. For the purposes of this post we will focus on the practice of ear cropping and the pros and cons of the issue.
Do you want to go further? A2AH now offers our clients access to our very own VetTV channel! This channel has educational and entertaining videos that will inform and help you to take your pet's care to the next level.
Our September pet of the month is a unique and cuddly rescue cat named Burger. Burger is quite the character and we're happy to share more about him with you!
Artistic masterpieces at A2AH!
August's pet of the month is a gentle therapy dog named Winston. We love Winston and we know you will too!
Just as children love to run around barefoot during the summer but are sure to avoid hot surfaces, our pets need protection for their paws to avoid irritation and burns. Some simple tips to avoid burns and advice on how to treat them so both you and your pet can enjoy the summer weather!
Make sure your pet is microchipped before you head out into the beautiful summer weather!