A Cat Owner’s Guide to Feline Leukemia and FIV

Cats are pretty self-sufficient, but they still need our help in many ways. When it comes to protecting them against infectious diseases, there is plenty a proactive cat owner can do to help their feline family member stay healthy. 

In particular, serious retroviruses such as those that cause feline leukemia and FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) are a concern. Maywood Veterinary Clinic knows how important your cat is to you and wants to be sure that your knowledge is up to par on these potentially fatal diseases.


Coping With Pet Loss

A dog walks in front of the sunset

As pet owners, one of the hardest things we will ever have to do is to say goodbye to our beloved pet. Since they don’t normally outlive us, this event will likely affect us all. Additionally, our society doesn’t place much importance on coping with pet loss, and so losing a pet can often feel lonely and overwhelming.

Maywood Veterinary Clinic knows that this is a serious and difficult time. Come with us as we explore some ideas for coping with pet loss.


Every Summer, Hurricane Pet Safety Is a Top Priority

A scared looking dog stands in the water of a flashflood

While the national season for hurricanes occurs between June 1 and November 30, hurricanes and tropical storms typically hit New Jersey between mid-August and October 31st. Ranging from Category 1-5, we all know that hurricanes can be extremely destructive and even deadly when they make landfall.

Between high winds, storm surges and flooding, our coastal communities can face utter devastation. To prepare for the upcoming season, we recommend facing hurricane pet safety head-on.