Archive for May, 2020

The ultimate back-to-work guide: How to prepare your pets for the transition

You’ve heard it said – our animals have been pumped that so many families are spending extended time at home. For several weeks, we have enjoyed spending more time with our animals, and it will be sad for everyone when we return to our normal at-work schedule. If you’re anything like many pet parents we’ve talked to, you might be experiencing some nerves or anxiety about leaving your animal at home for extended periods of time. This is normal, and the best way to calm these nerves is to start preparing early. Our office veterinarian, Dr. Mary Manspeaker, and our staff animal trainer, Marianne Spengler, agree that our animals are adaptable! Unless you fostered a new animal or adopted a puppy or kitten, your animal previously spent days at home while you were working. They will adapt back to their old routine. That’s not to say that we can’t help prepare them for a smooth and comfortable transition. Marianne and Dr. Manspeaker have several recommendations for all animals, as well as a few important signs to look out for. Dr. Manspeaker... Read More
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Heartworm and your pet: What you should know.

One of the most common diseases pet owners hear about is heartworm disease. In Memphis and across the southeastern United... Read More

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