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Capeside Animal Hospital News & Updates

We're excited to announce the launch of Petly - your personalized pet health page! We have decided to transition from our current pet portal and upgrade to Petly, a new system we are very excited about. As a result, your current pet portal will be deactivated at the end of November. Our goal is to have the new system implemented during the week of November 15th. This system appears more user friendly and we hope you will enjoy it too!

Our convenient and trusted online store will continue to be available on our new website and through Petly. Plea...

Follow these 10 Halloween safety tips to make sure the holiday is fun for you and your pets.

1. Please don't leave your pet out in the yard on Halloween. There are plenty of stories of vicious pranksters who have teased, injured, stolen, and even killed pets on this night. 

   2. Keep your outdoor cats inside several days before and several days after Halloween. (P.S. It’s also our duty to remind you here that kitties are healthiest and happiest when they live inside ALL year round!) 

   3. No tricks, ...

*Content is informational only. Please consult your vet when considering treatment or a course of action that could affect your pet's health. Contact Capeside Animal Hospital to make an appointment.

By Sara Tan Dec 28, 2012 via

Over 150 years ago, the first case of E.P.I., exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, was discovered in dogs. While it isn't extremely common, the occurrence of this illness has increased in recent years. According to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University, nearly 8,000 dogs in the United S...

Deaf Dog Awareness Week is the last full week of every September. Sadly, some deaf dogs can end up put down out of a lack of understanding or due to behavioral issues that can be symptomatic of deafness. Deaf dogs can lead healthy, productive lives and be great companions with the proper care and training. Learn more about how you can help by visiting


What Causes Deafness in Dogs?

What causes a dog to lose its hearing? A lot of the same things that cause hearing loss in humans. Genetic defects can cause a dog...

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a rapid end. The silver lining? With the return to school we can look forward to enjoying fall weather with our pets. There are undeniable benefits to cooler, crisper fall days: your pet can enjoy running and playing in the park without the threat of overheating so quickly. And what pet owner doesn’t love to crunch through the colorful autumn leaves?

It’s important to be mindful of a few season-specific tips for pet care to ensure you fully and safely enjoy the weeks to come. Here a...