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National Immunization Awareness Month

June 18, 2019 by

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and we’re inviting you to learn more about pet vaccines and why they are so important! When your pet comes into contact with an infected animal, be it a friendly dog at the park, or wildlife in your backyard, they now run the risk of contracting that illness or disease. Your […]

4th of July Pet Safety

June 18, 2019 by

As we prepare for barbecues and fireworks this July, we also need to prepare our pets!  Both dogs and cats can become extremely stressed by the sound of fireworks. Signs of anxiety in dogs can include pacing, panting, trembling, yawning, and so on. Keeping your pets in a secure, quiet space during festivities is always […]

June is Feline Month!

January 4, 2018 by

June is Feline Month, and we are paw-sitively ready to celebrate all things cat! It seems like a lot of the time all the focus goes to the pups, but kitties have a very special place in our hearts as well! This spring season, our clinic has been busy bottle feeding and caring for a […]

Holiday Pet Safety

October 30, 2017 by

Pet Safety Tips for the Holidays It is hard to believe that Halloween is over, and that Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner.  It is always a good idea to review safety tips for the upcoming holidays.  My own dogs once spent a couple of nights in the hospital on IV fluids and […]

Hurricane Harvey Relief Bake Sale

August 31, 2017 by

We have all been hearing about the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. The storm made landfall on three separate occasions and has dumped a record breaking 51 inches of water in under 5 days. The storm is over but the real work is only beginning. More than 30,000 homes have been destroyed by the flood […]

Happy Fall!

August 23, 2017 by

Life is ruff for our furry friends in the fall. There are humans to walk, piles of leaves to jump in, and naps that must be had. It can’t be easy! While fall is quickly a-purr-oaching, treat your fuzzy companion to a pet-friendly snack during Bake Sale September! We will have goodies baked by our very […]

Senior Month!

February 28, 2017 by

We all know that pets age much more quickly than we do, but did you know that most of our furry companions are considered “seniors” by age 7? For large breed dogs that age comes even more quickly, around 6 years of age. Thankfully veterinary medicine is advancing right alongside human medicine. These advances allow […]

It’s Dental Month!

February 6, 2017 by

Those of you who have been coming to OHVH for a while know (or should know!) that every February the veterinary community celebrates Pet Oral Health Month. Just like with us humans, your furry friend’s oral health plays a huge part in their health overall. Keeping your pet’s mouth healthy in turn helps to keep […]

Getting Your Cat to the Vet (Without Bloodshed)

January 13, 2017 by

Any cat owner knows the struggle of getting your cat to the veterinary office (insert photo of bloody scratched arm here). It normally ends with both owner and cat stressed out with some wicked battle scars. Luckily there are some tips that can help with this stressful situation. The first step is having the right […]

Cold Weather Tips!

January 12, 2017 by

Welcome, winter! (Should I be saying bah humbug?) Many people are aware of warm weather threats for their pet, but how often do you think about the cold weather? Cats and dogs are susceptible to cold temperatures similar to people including frostbite and hypothermia. Their tolerance depends on coat size, body condition, and health. Shorter […]