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Is Fostering a Pet Right for You?

Is Fostering a Pet Right for You?

It's National Foster a Pet Month, so you might be extra motivated to add a new furry addition to your household. But do you know if fostering a pet is right for you and your family? Ask yourself the following questions before applying to be a pet foster parent.  ...

Enriching Your Indoor Cat

Enriching Your Indoor Cat

Animal health experts agree that cats are safest when kept indoors. Without properly enriched indoor environments, cats can become increasingly bored and are likely to gain unhealthy amounts of weight. A 2016 Association for Pet Obesity Prevention clinical survey...

Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets

Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets

They may be older, but senior pets still have so much love to give! In their golden years, older pets can be the perfect companion for many. Our team at Chathams Small Animal Hospital has put together five reasons to consider adopting a senior pet. There are a lot of...

5 Signs Your Pet Has Seasonal Allergies

5 Signs Your Pet Has Seasonal Allergies

With the summer season quickly approaching, you're more likely to be venturing outside with your beloved pets. Allergens will be more prevalent, and yes, even your pet can be particularly susceptible to those pesky allergy symptoms. Here are five key signs to look out...

Safe Chew Toys For Your Pet

Safe Chew Toys For Your Pet

Whenever you leave your home, you want to make sure that your fur baby stays entertained. What better way than with a chew toy? But keep in mind that some chews can wreak havoc on your pet’s teeth and gastrointestinal tract, and may also be a choking hazard. Our...

5 Common Heartworm Myths

5 Common Heartworm Myths

Heartworm disease can be a confusing topic! Join our team as we debunk common heartworm myths to help pet owners understand the importance of year-round prevention.  Myth: Heartworm disease is not a serious concern Truth: Heartworm disease can be fatal if left...

My Pet Ate a Poison. What Do I Do?

My Pet Ate a Poison. What Do I Do?

Pets can get into all sorts of things they shouldn't have. Do you know what to do if your furry friend has ingested or been exposed to a potentially toxic substance? Don't panic! The team at Chathams Small Animal Hospital put together these step-by-step instructions...

5 Signs Your Pet Has Seasonal Allergies

Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

As we enter Spring, you may be excited to grab the gardening gloves and watering can. But, if your pets also plan on joining you, you'll want to know about these common garden toxins.   Pesticides and insecticides — Watch for pesticides or insecticides that...

Are My Cat’s Hairballs Normal?

Are My Cat’s Hairballs Normal?

If you are a cat owner, then chances are you are familiar with hairballs. Depending on your cat’s hair coat length, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about their health. Our team is going to answer some of the most...

Your Pet’s Neuter Surgery

Your Pet’s Neuter Surgery

If your pet's neuter surgery is going to be your first postoperative experience, you may find yourself asking lots of questions about the procedure. Our team here at Chathams Small Animal Hospital wants to help you understand the surgery in five simple steps.  ...

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