Pet Care Tips

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

Typically, the risk of your furry friend having a severe reaction to a vaccine is very low, and in most cases well worth the risk. Vaccines protect your dog from a number of serious conditions that can be difficult and expensive to treat. Here, our Sharpsburg vets share advice on how to handle a reaction to a vaccine.

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Where can I leave my cat while on vacation

Where can I leave my cat while on vacation

Although it would be wonderful to take our feline friends along with us whenever we need to be away from home, it isn't always possible. So today, our Sharpsburg vets share some ideas for places where you can leave your cat while you are on vacation.

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How long can you leave a dog home alone?

How long can you leave a dog home alone?

We know you'd love to stay home and snuggle with your pup all day but it's just not feasible to be home all of the time. After all, you have work, school, and errands to take care of. So, if leaving a dog home alone while at work or school is your only option, how long can you do it for? Our Sharpsburg vets explain.

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When do newborn baby kittens open their eyes?

When do newborn baby kittens open their eyes?

Cats are one of the most common family pets and many families choose to raise their new cat from when it is a kitten. Today, our Sharpsburg vets talk about caring for a newborn kitten and when you can expect them to open their eyes.

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How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is

How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is

If you have suddenly found yourself in possession of an adorable ball of feline fluff with no idea how old it is and need a rough idea of age and how to take care of it, this post is for you. This post is to help readers understand the milestones that a kitten hits in the first 8 weeks of life.

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What to Look for in a Pet Boarding Facility

What to Look for in a Pet Boarding Facility

If you're looking for a boarding facility for your pet, you should look into and compare several options ahead of time. Examine whether it is properly run and prioritizes the well-being and protection of the animals. If you're not sure what to look for, our Sharpsburg vets can provide some guidance.

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What to Do About Constipation in Cats

What to Do About Constipation in Cats

Constipation in cats can cause discomfort and restlessness - not to mention become a health concern. Our Sharpsburg vets share signs of constipation in cats, causes, and tips for treating the condition.

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Raising a Puppy & Kitten Together

Raising a Puppy & Kitten Together

If you think that one puppy or kitten is adorable, then two must be twice as adorable, right!? While puppies and kittens may look sweet in photographs together and can keep each other company, there are some considerations any pet owner should keep in mind when raising a puppy and kitten in the same home. Here, our Sharpsburg vets explain what they are. 

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Why is my dog restless and panting so much at night?

Why is my dog restless and panting so much at night?

Although panting during a warm day or while playing fetch is normal for dogs, excessive panting at night can be cause for concern. Besides causing sleepless nights for you and your dog, nighttime panting can be an indication that something is amiss. Today, our Sharpsburg vets discuss signs, treatments, and when to go to the vet.

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Why won't my cat drink water?

Why won't my cat drink water?

To stay healthy, your cat needs to stay hydrated. If your cat won't drink water these tips from our Sharpsburg vets may help to explain why your cat won't drink water and what you can do to help.

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