Care During Coronavirus

By |2020-11-07T00:14:52+00:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

October 30th, 2020 Dear Pet Parents, As we continue to care for your pets during these unprecedented times, our number one priority is the safety of your pets, you, and the Belmont Animal Hospital family. For this reason, we are continuing to provide curbside services exclusively (note: we are allowing clients in for certain [...]

5 Ways to Choose Healthy Treats for Your Dog

By |2020-02-16T18:56:27+00:00February 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Pet owners love spoiling their furry companions, especially in the form of treats. People often give their pet a treat simply for being adorable, or to assuage their guilt over leaving their four-legged pal home alone while they head off to work. Although refusing those begging eyes under the table while you enjoy a steak [...]

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 [...]

7 Ways to Help Your Pet Beat the Heat

By |2019-07-04T01:26:47+00:00July 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Summer is kicking into high gear, and getting outside to enjoy the sunshine, barbecues, and outdoor adventures is a must. We love to include our pets, but, unfortunately, the high temperatures aren’t so enjoyable for our four-legged friends who wear a fur coat. Help your pet beat the heat with the following cool tips. 1: [...]

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