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When Sounds Hurt: Noise Aversion in Pets

By |2022-06-09T20:38:09+00:00June 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Noise aversion is a condition that affects roughly one-third of U.S. dogs although the problem largely goes undiagnosed. No data are available on the number of cats affected by noise aversion, as they skillfully hide this sound sensitivity from their owners. Because noise aversion affects many pets, our Belmont Animal Hospital team is here to [...]

When Should I Spay or Neuter My Pet?

By |2022-05-05T03:50:31+00:00May 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Spaying or neutering your pet has many benefits, but recent studies have demonstrated that having these procedures when pets are too young may place them at a high risk for certain health conditions. Our team at Belmont Animal Hospital wants to help by providing information about when your pet should be spayed or neutered. Why [...]

Heartworm Prevention and Disease FAQS

By |2022-04-01T02:40:45+00:00April 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

April is Heartworm Prevention Month and we want to ensure our Belmont Animal Hospital families understand the ins and outs of this deadly disease, including transmission, how to protect your pet, and treatment should your pet test heartworm-positive. Our team answers common questions about heartworm disease so you can keep your pet safe.  Question: How [...]

Pet Poisoning 101

By |2022-03-07T00:34:40+00:00March 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|

You no doubt think your home is a safe haven, but did you know that harmful pet toxins can be found in your kitchen, medicine cabinet, and many other surprising areas? Our team at Belmont Animal Hospital wants to help by providing information on what substances are dangerous to your pet. Pet poisons can be [...]

Professional Veterinary Dentals: What Pet Owners Should Know

By |2022-02-04T04:52:29+00:00February 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

You may think that a professional veterinary dental is unnecessary—partly because of the expense—but this procedure is important for your pet’s overall wellbeing. The procedure, which involves much more than brushing your pet’s teeth, can significantly improve your pet’s quality of life and potentially prevent conditions that could lead to deadly circumstances. Our team at [...]

Puppy Behavior 101

By |2022-01-07T02:35:51+00:00January 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Your puppy is adorable, but their naughty behavior can be frustrating. Puppies can easily develop undesirable habits if not trained properly, but positive, reward-based training not only discourages these behaviors, but also strengthens your bond, and provides the necessary mental stimulation to help your puppy become a well-behaved and well-adjusted adult dog. Our team at [...]

FAQ’s About Pancreatitis in Pets

By |2021-11-01T22:40:21+00:00November 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|

If your pet likes to steal food from your plate, or is prone to dumpster diving, they are at higher risk for pancreatitis. This condition can have serious consequences for your pet, and can result in death. Our team at Belmont Animal Hospital would like to answer some frequently asked questions about this disease, to [...]

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 [...]

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