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  • Animal Hospital McKinney TX

Digestive Upset and Visiting the Animal Hospital in McKinney, TX

It seems like the more we know about dog health, the more there is to watch out for. If your dog spends time outdoors, there are dangers that you may not know exist. Locale can be an issue for dogs eating critters that they shouldn’t. In the southern states, your dog could try to eat a lizard or a small frog. These tiny critters can cause digestive upset in your dog and some shots might be required. Even if you don’t live in these areas, keep an eye on what your dog is getting into. If you think your dog has eaten something they shouldn’t have, call Stonebridge Animal Hospital to Read more
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  • Certificate of health for pet travel McKinney TX

Getting a Certificate of Health For Pet Travel from McKinney, TX

If you are considering taking your dog on a trip, you might need a travel certificate. The airlines can let you know if one is required based on where you’re traveling to. Your vet will examine your pet as a part of the health certification process. The vet checks the shot records and may run some blood tests. The blood tests help ensure that your pet is healthy enough to travel. You will then receive a certificate of health to carry with you while you’re traveling. Keep this certificate handy so you can grab it quickly if asked for it. Contact Stonebridge Animal Hospital to get your certificate of health for pet Read more
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  • Vets In McKinney

What Vets in McKinney Say About an Older Puppy Trying to Nurse

Bringing home a new puppy is a great joy for your family and the puppy. As time goes on, you might notice that your puppy still tries to nurse. They may find the nearest blanket, knead it with their paws and suck on the blanket. Some will even fall asleep while firmly biting on the blanket. Some dogs will do this as they get older as well. It is not uncommon to see a dog that is a few years old still trying to nurse. This usually happens because the puppy was removed from the mother too soon, or the mother weaned the dog too soon. If this behavior worries Read more
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  • Vets In McKinney

What Vets in McKinney Think You Should Use to Bathe Your Dog

At some point, most people want to give their dog a bath. Some dogs will appreciate this time, while others won’t like it at all. However, it is a necessity to have a healthy dog. Keep your dog’s skin healthy by using a shampoo with oatmeal. After working the shampoo into the dog’s skin, let it sit for about 5 minutes. This allows the oatmeal an opportunity to work into the skin, making it healthier. A dog with healthy skin is comfortable, and a dog that’s comfortable is more relaxed and happy. Call Stonebridge Animal Hospital when you need advice Read more
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  • International Animal Health Certificate McKinney TX

How an International Animal Health Certificate can Help you Travel

All the details involved in planning an international trip can be daunting. It’s hard to know what you need to pack and which forms are important. If you plan on taking your family pet an International Animal Health Certificate is required. This paperwork can be overwhelming and must be filled out properly. Different countries have different regulations for animals travelling across their borders and you will need a professional on your side to help sort out all the details. At StoneBridge Animal Hospital, we are the only local animal hospital certified to provide an interstate and international health certificate for your Read more
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  • Health Certificate For Pet Travel McKinney TX

Do You Need a Health Certificate for Your Pet When You Travel?

Do You Need a Health Certificate for Your Pet When You Travel? What is a pet health certificate? It is aimed at preventing the spread of disease and you need it when traveling in between states. Prior to your travels you should see your vet. They will do a physical exam to make sure your pet is healthy and that they do not have a contagious disease. It must be signed by a federally accredited vet, your pet needs to be up to date on their vaccines, and it is good for 30 days of travel. Make sure your pet Read more
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  • Animal Medical Center McKinney

Animal medical center kitten & puppy wellness programs

Pets are an extension of our family. Loved and adored, it’s unthinkable that we wouldn’t provide a new addition to that family with the proper care. After adoption of a new pet, it’s important to look after their health by having their medical files up to date. This includes vaccinations, flea treatment, examinations for any current disease, and also a conversation of potentially spaying and neutering. Go home with a healthy addition to your family who will be as happy as the family who adopted them. Contact Stonebridge Animal Hospital in Mckinney TX to learn more about our animal wellness programs as well as Read more