Archive | Pet Health Tips

Staying Safe in the Hot Weather

Summertime … when the livin’ is easy … except when experiencing record temperatures and humidity! It’s not only important for us to stay cool in summer, it’s just as important to keep our pets cool, too. Pets suffer the same problems humans do, like overheating, dehydration and sunburn. By taking some simple precautions, you and […]

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Pets and Fireworks Don't Mix

Fireworks from July 4th celebration may be festive to you, but can frighten pets. More cats and dogs become lost on this day than any other when pets panic, go through windows, break tethers and leap fences. Even safely contained pets shiver, moan, and feel worse with each noisy boom. It can take weeks or […]

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Wellness Testing at AMC

What is wellness testing? Wellness testing is the term given to a group of tests that is performed specifically to detect signs of early disease in a pet that is apparently healthy. Wellness testing is a simple and effective way of monitoring your pet’s health. Early detection and correction of medical problems help to ensure […]

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Combating Pet Obesity

Just as for humans, obesity is a growing and costly problem for the 77 million-plus pet dogs in America. A study in 2010 by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that over 50 percent of dogs are overweight or obese. Perception is part of the problem; a dog that may appear healthy, or even […]

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