How to Care for Your Pet and Your Family During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-21T02:30:18+00:00March 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

As the threat of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, escalates, shutting down more non-essential businesses and forcing self-imposed quarantines, we understand your worries about caring for your pet in these troubling times. Rather than weeding through misinformation on social media, here are several websites with reputable facts that you can count on to keep updated and [...]

Care During Coronavirus

By |2020-03-17T07:21:05+00:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Friends and family of Belmont Animal Hospital,Due to the current concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be implementing some policy changes to protect the health of our staff, you, and the community as a whole. We will be limiting the number of patients we see to mainly sick patients. If your pet is healthy, [...]

How Chronic Fear, Anxiety, and Stress Affect Your Pet’s Health

By |2019-12-19T21:49:02+00:00December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whether or not your pet exhibits obvious signs of fear, anxiety, and stress (FAS), she can still suffer from the effects. Chronic stress and anxiety can cause health problems, such as urinary tract infections, a weakened immune system, overgrooming, appetite changes, high blood pressure, chronic diarrhea, stomach ulcers, mood changes, and difficulty learning. Pet owners [...]

Top 5 Tips for Medicating Your Pet

By |2019-09-23T18:57:03+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Your veterinarian nonchalantly says, “You need to give Fluffy this medicine twice a day for 14 days,” and you nod your head that, yes, you understand the instructions. But you’re already breaking out in a cold sweat and crying on the inside. Medicating pets—especially cats—is not exactly a walk in the park, but we’re here [...]

7 Facts Every Pet Owner Needs to Know About Intestinal Parasites

By |2019-08-15T01:00:10+00:00August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

No one likes to hear that their pet could—and probably will—get an intestinal parasite at some point during her life. Most pet owners would rather avoid the topic, but knowing the basic facts is important, because intestinal parasites can cause serious health conditions. That’s why we’ve compiled the most common questions pet owners ask, and [...]