Recognizing and Responding to Heatstroke in Pets

Silly Dog Tilts Head in Front of BarnHigh temperatures and humidity can take its toll this time of year. This is particularly true for our fur-bearing friends, who aren’t able to sweat enough to efficiently regulate body temperature.

Unfortunately, many pets succumb to heatstroke and heat related illnesses each year. Even well-cared for cats and dogs are at risk when their owners are unprepared for a pet emergency. That’s why safety awareness and learning about heatstroke in pets is so important. Continue…

Pills, Capsules, And Tablets, Oh My! Tips For Giving Medication To Pets

Giving an English Bulldog a PillThe occasional prescription is a necessary part of life, both for people and pets. Giving medication to pets can be a challenge, however, and until every pill comes in beef or tuna flavor, this isn’t likely to change.

Your team at Springbrook Animal Care Center wants to help you make sure your pet gets the medication he or she needs to return to optimal health. We are pleased to share with you our tried and true tricks for giving medication to pets. Continue…