Wyomissing Animal Hospital Blog


Reasons Why Owning a Cat is AWESOME!

June 21, 2018

Are you looking to get a new family member, look no further and adopt a cat. They are really good little companions and if you don’t agree here is a few reasons why. 1: IndependentCats are very independent. If you live in an apartment or even a city space isn’t a big issue with cats. […]

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The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

April 24, 2018

Did you know that there is an amazing permanent identification that you can put on your pets that you never have to worry about them losing? They are called microchips and they have been returning lost pets to their owners for years! Microchips are tiny computer chips that are about the size of a grain […]

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Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

March 21, 2018

We all love our little furry friends, but we can all do without the damage to our belongings but declawing doesn’t have to be the first response. There are many options you can try prior to jumping to surgery. Plus surgery isn’t always the best option, especially if they are older and heavier. Here are […]

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Pets and Antifreeze: A Dangerous Combination

February 22, 2018

Why Antifreeze is Deadly to Pets Everyone has heard about antifreeze and how dangerous it can be to animals, but do you really know how easily they can get into it? Antifreeze poisoning is the most common form of poisoning for small animals because it generally drips off car radiators and the pet licks it […]

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

February 2, 2018

Pet Dental Care Does your pet’s breath smell really bad? Are they not interested in playing with their toys anymore? This could be signs that your pet’s teeth are hurting them and they could use a pet dental checkup. Having your pet seen annually by your local animal dentist will help catch some of these […]

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Why Adopt a Senior Dog? Let Me Count the Reasons!

November 20, 2017

1: Senior dogs need homes too! They are super loyal and loving. 2: Adopting older dogs will save a life. Sadly most shelters are overcrowded and what’s even sadder is generally the older dogs are the pets that are euthanized first. 3: Older dogs don’t mean more problems. A lot of older dogs are given to […]

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Diabetes in Dogs: How it Develops, What to Watch For, and How to Treat It

Diabetes in dogs is becoming a very common disease. It’s not fully known yet what causes diabetes but there are some things that they have found that are connected such as genetics, obesity, chronic pancreatitis, certain medications, abnormal protein deposits in the pancreas, and some auto immune diseases. Some dogs are at a greater risk […]

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Pool Safety

July 25, 2017
  Did you know that the 5th leading cause of accidental death for dogs is drowning? Dogs can drown even though many people think they can’t. Even the breeds that known swimmers and loving water. Accidents can happen so below are some tips and tricks to prevent that. 1. Teach your dog how to swim: [...]

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Fire Safety Tips with Pets

July 13, 2017
The BEST way to protect your pet is to have a plan and a disaster kit ready. Always practice with your pet and make sure they know to come when called. Around 500,000 pets are affected by home fires and nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by homeowner’s pets. Tips to help [...]

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Spaying and Neutering

June 16, 2017
Everyone always says "it's good to spay and neuter your pets", but why? There are many reasons why it's a good idea. The main and most important is it lets you have your pet for a longer time. Who wouldn't want that? If you get your dog spayed prior to her first heat, it cuts [...]

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