What Should I Do if My Pet Eats a Toxin?

What Should I Do if My Pet Eats a Toxin?

This month is National Pet Poison Prevention Month, and we want to help keep your furry friend safe! Our team here at Madera Animal Hospital has created this list of step-by-step instructions on what to do in case your furry pal comes into contact with a potentially...
Everything You Need to Know About Hairballs

Everything You Need to Know About Hairballs

A regular part of cat ownership involves coming across furry, slimy tubes, otherwise known as hairballs. Depending on your cat’s hair coat length, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about your feline friend’s health. Our...
At-Home Dental Care Options for Pets

At-Home Dental Care Options for Pets

Does your furry friend get stressed out when you bring out the toothbrush? No matter how slowly you tried to introduce flavored toothpaste and a variety of brushes, your furry pal was not a fan. But, you have other options. If toothbrushing seems out of reach for your...
What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...
Signs Your Pet Is In Pain

Signs Your Pet Is In Pain

Animals are experts at hiding when they are in pain and can often suffer for weeks, months, or even years without complaint. To help pet owners identify pain in their beloved companions, the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) has proclaimed...