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Capeside Animal Hospital News & Updates


It’s that time of the year! Everyone’s going to be at the dog parks now more than ever with such nice weather afoot. But not just any dog should be at the dog park— here are some safety and etiquette tips when considering dog park fun.

 

First of all, if your dog doesn’t play well with others, bringing them to the dog park will not fix or rehabilitate their fear or aggression towards other dogs. Help from a trainer would be beneficial with your pet before attempting dog park play, if this is the c...



Spring is almost officially here, and the weather is getting warmer. We went over some tips to keep your pets healthy and happy this spring in our last blog. This time, we're going to have a look at some less-obvious warm-weather hazards that you should be mindful of.

  • Easter Treats and Decorations: Keep those chocolately treats away from your pets. Chocolate is toxic to cats, dogs ,and ferrets. Easter lillies are beautiful, but can be fatal if ingested by your pets. Watch your pets around plastic easter grass as well. Cats in...


Spring is right around the corner, and your pets can feel it. They have cabin fever from winter just like us, and you'll both probably want to spend a lot more time outside in the coming months and weeks. Though springtime brings fresh air and wam weather, it also comes with a host of hazards for your pets. Here's some tips from the great folks at North Shore Animal League America to help you and your pets enjoy the great weather.

Make sure your pets are current on vaccinations and are protectected with tick, flea, and heartworm treatments.

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Lots of us are trying to shed those extra holiday pounds this time of year. If you're planning on losing weight in 2014, you should include your pet!

It's estimated that around 1/3 of dogs and cats are overweight. Taking your dog for a walk is healthy for both of you, and the companionship of a pet gives you extra incentive and inspiration to get off the couch and get moving. Just like humans, overweight pets are much more likely to have health problems and diseases including diabetes, heart disease, skin conditions, joint problems, and even liv...