Acute Versus Chronic Kidney Failure in Pets

By |2021-10-04T03:22:05+00:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Your pet’s normal kidney function is important for their overall health and wellbeing. The kidneys perform several vital tasks, including removing toxic metabolic waste products from the blood, regulating bodily fluids and hormones, and assisting in red blood cell production. Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys are no longer able to function appropriately. The disease [...]

The Significance of Spaying and Neutering Pets

By |2021-07-07T17:10:45+00:00July 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Deciding to spay or neuter your pet is one of the best—and hopefully, first—decisions you will make for your pet’s health. Spaying or neutering improves your pet’s quality of life, longevity, and provides medical and behavioral benefits. However, we know that signing up your pet for surgery can be nerve-wracking, despite knowing the procedure is [...]

7 Steps to Resolve Litter Box Woes

By |2021-06-09T16:34:05+00:00June 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

No cat owner wants their house to smell like cat urine. So, when your cat refuses to use their litter box, your stress levels begin to rise. The team at Belmont Animal Hospital wants to decrease your frustration by providing steps to help remedy this situation. #1: Make a veterinary appointment for your cat Several [...]

Why Does My Dog Do That? 8 Questions Answered

By |2021-05-03T02:19:56+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Dogs make excellent companions. They are loyal, playful, and always ready to offer a sloppy kiss. They are also amusing at times, although sometimes their behavior can be perplexing. The Belmont Animal Hospital team wants to relieve your curiosity by explaining the reasons behind these confusing habits. Question: Why does my dog roll in smelly [...]

Heartworm Disease, Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, and Anaplasmosis in Dogs

By |2021-04-18T03:43:21+00:00April 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

At Belmont Animal Hospital, we know that monitoring your dog's exposure to serious vector-borne disease agents is extremely important. Mosquitoes and ticks, which flourish in Middle Tennessee, spread four diseases—heartworm disease, Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis—that can have lifelong and life-threatening consequences for dogs. However, we can screen your dog for these diseases using a [...]

Setting Your Puppy Up for Success

By |2021-01-05T04:09:42+00:00January 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting time, filled with funny antics and happy kisses. Your puppy’s first year can shape their personality and ensure their place as your trusted sidekick. Here are some tips to enjoy the puppy phase, and help them grow into a healthy, happy dog.  Puppy-proof your home Puppies are [...]

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