A veterinarian should examine your pet for a variety of reasons. If you are ever concerned about your pet, call us right away! See below for more details.
Pet insurance is recognized as a quality solution to high, unexpected pet medical expenses. Unforeseen accidents or illnesses do happen, and pet insurance is a good way to ensure that you are prepared. Pet insurance plans usually allow customized deductible and coverage amounts. Get our handout in the Health & Safety section.
Sometimes, our pets get into things that they shouldn't. If they are exposed to a toxic substance, immediate action is needed. See what steps you should take if this happens.
When your pet is injured or bleeding, the best thing to do is seek emergency veterinary care immediately. It may be possible for you to deliver first aid at home if the injury is minor. See what actions you can take if this is necessary.
In hot weather, our pets may be at risk for heat stroke. Symptoms include labored breathing, red gums, collapse, and more life-threatening signs. See what steps you should take if this happens.
Get our handouts in the Health & Safety section for tips on making your cat or dog's trip less stressful.
What should I feed my puppy? What vaccines are needed?
Our handouts in the Puppy Corner breakdown information you need to give your kitten the best start.
What should I feed my kitten? What vaccines are needed?
Our handouts in the Kitten Corner breakdown information you need to give your kitten the best start.
For the latest recommendations of complete and balanced nutrition for your pet, please speak to one of our veterinarians or veterinary nurses.
Look for pet food labels that meet AAFCO minimums for the life stage of your pet (i.e. puppy or adult maintenance). AAFCO is an organization that sets standards for pet foods in the United States. For more information please visit the following:
It is important to have your aging dog examined once to twice a year to monitor for changes that might require more immediate attention. Preventive care continues well into senior years, and with current advancements in treatment options, we can recommend the gold standard of care to keep your senior living their best! See what to do if you think your dog is suffering from arthritis.
It is important to have your aging cat examined once to twice a year to monitor for changes that might require more immediate attention. Preventive care continues well into senior years, and with current advancements in treatment options, we can recommend the gold standard of care to keep your senior living their best! See what to do if you think your cat is suffering from arthritis.
A local clinic specializing in Veterinary Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Physical Rehabilitation and Underwater Treadmill Therapy. Watch Veterinary Alternatives rehab exercise videos - for informational purposes only, contact Veterinary Alternatives for details.
Interested in learning more about your pet's diagnosis, treatments, or just general care and husbandry? Find valuable, trusted information here.
As one of the most comprehensive resources for pet poison information, ASPCA offers emergency phone consultation if your pet ever ingests a toxin. (Phone consultation subject to fees.)
"Not all websites that sell pet medicines may be what they seem." The Food and Drug Administration issues their steps to help pet owners be website AWARE and get their pet prescriptions from a trusted source.
The Ohio State University Indoor Pet Initiative is on a mission to educate owners on the basic canine and feline needs and enrichment in order for them to live their best possible lives.
In 2018, the FDA became involved in the investigation of potential causes of non-hereditary Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs that ate grain-free diets. DCM is a life-threatening heart disease, and there may be a link between grain-free diets and this condition. Read more on the FDA website.
Learn about the various internal and external parasites that can cause pets to fall ill. There are many preventative measures and medications your pet can take to avoid becoming vulnerable to these icky "bugs"!
DHRS is Dayton's official House Rabbit Society. Visit their website to learn more about this recue!
Looking for a medical care guide for your guinea pig? From husbandry to nutrition to medical conditions, this site has a plethora of information for these pocket pets!
Rabbit owners can find information from husbandry to handling in this Care Guide. MedVet has a dedicated exotics department to provide trusted and up-to-date information when it comes to the care of small mammal pets.
Due to circumstances beyond your control, not all the following actions may be possible; however, do as many as you can and seek immediate veterinary assistance.
When your pet is injured or bleeding, the best thing to do is seek emergency veterinary care immediately.
It may be possible for you to deliver first aid at home if the injury is minor.
Call us during business hours at 937.435.5622 with any concerns about your pet's condition. We will be able to make recommendations over the phone. For Evergreen non-business hours assistance, contact an emergency / urgent care / afterhours facility.
*** Heat stroke can be life threatening! ***
Signs of dog arthritis
Signs of cat arthritis
If your pet displays any of these signs then he/she may be suffering from arthritis pain. The good news is there are a lot of options that can be tailored to your pet's unique needs!
Schedule an appointment with us to discuss all of your pet's options including oral medication, physical therapies, environmental modifications, and now, an injectable monoclonal antibody that targets joint pain specifically.
Visit the Zoetis Petcare links below to learn more about medications that my help your aging companion and friend:
Download these documents for your puppy care guide.