Summertime, and the Livin’ Is Stressful: What to Do About Pet Anxiety

Pet anxiety caused by fireworks or thunder can be a problem.Just when your pet thought they could slip into an endless routine of naps in the shade, watermelon at snack time, and flowery evening walks, they get a rude, loud awakening. While we love the fireworks, BBQs, and parades, these quintessential summer events have the power to wreak havoc on an animal’s sense of inner calm.

How can you prevent pet anxiety this summer? With our foolproof tips and tricks!

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Pet anxiety is difficult for everyone. Removing or minimizing triggers can help, but sometimes pet owners don’t know the cause. If you do know what makes your pet upset, you’ll do what you can to mitigate their symptoms. Sometimes a bit of professional help is necessary. Continue…

The Keys to Winter Pet Safety Are Within Reach

The holidays are coming! There are people to see, presents to wrap, and cookies to bake! Sure, some pets like to wait out the winter underneath the bed or at the back of the closet, but others are excited to jump into the holiday chaos and revelry.

Whatever your pet’s point of view, winter pet safety must never be relegated to the back burner. We know you have a lot going on this month, but take time to set your pet up for success with the following tips and tricks.

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Allergies in Pets: A Very Scratchy Problem

allergies in petsHave you noticed Fido scratching a lot more than usual? Are Fluffy’s ears particularly itchy? Or have you noticed skin issues, such as inflammation, in your pet? Allergies in pets is one of the most common problems our patients deal with, particularly our canine friends. Not unlike us, pets do suffer from allergies, which can wreak havoc on their quality of life when left untreated.

The team at Maywood wants pet owners to know more about this problem – which affects many of our fur-bearing friends, and how we can help your pet feel much better.

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