Gastroenteritis in Dogs

  Overview Gastroenteritis is an irritation of the stomach and intestines; it usually results in vomiting and diarrhea. There are several causes of gastroenteritis: metabolic disorders, dietary indiscretion (this means ingesting inappropriate things, like garbage...

Does Your Pet Have Seasonal Allergies?

For most of us, spring not only brings warmer weather, fresh plants, and a sense of renewal, but also those annoying allergies. Most treat allergies by taking daily allergy medication before we suffer from puffy eyes and itchy throats, but did you know your dog or cat...
Heartworms in Dogs: Facts and Myths

Heartworms in Dogs: Facts and Myths

Heartworms in dogs are easy to prevent, but difficult and costly to cure. We asked Sheldon Rubin, 2007-2010 president of the American Heartworm Society, to separate facts from the myths about heartworm infestations in dogs. Q: How do dogs get heartworms? A: Only by...
Five Ways to Prepare Your Pets for Spring

Five Ways to Prepare Your Pets for Spring

With the official start to spring behind us, soon temperatures will climb and outdoor activities will return in full force, bringing forth new threats to household pets. However, owners can prepare their pets for the change in season by taking the proper precautions....
March Monthly Newsletter

March Monthly Newsletter

Message from Dr. Steve – 3 Year Anniversary March 23 will be 3 years since we opened our doors at Pine Animal Hospital. It has been and continues to be quite the adventure. Our practice continues growing every year and every month, but we will never rest on our...