The feline mystique has inspired poets, authors, songwriters, and (more lately) a full library of Youtube videos and funny memes. Cat lovers everywhere agree that while their pet of choice is funny and endearing, they can sometimes be a bit tricky to understand. Cats, despite their rather cryptic communication skills, do have some relatable ways of telling us what they need. Deer Creek Animal Hospital is happy to shed a little light on decoding cat talk for feline novices and fanatics alike.Read the rest of this entry »
For many pet owners, leaving their dog or cat behind while they travel is unthinkable. Of course, it’s understandable that you’d want to bring your furry companion along on your adventures – plus, you can avoid the cost and anxiety of pet boarding or hiring a sitter.
However, traveling with a pet brings its own set of challenges. Fortunately, with our pet travel tips, you can alleviate a good deal of stress knowing you’re as prepared as possible!
Before You Go…
Before driving off into the sunset, come and see us first! We’ll make sure your pet is healthy enough to travel and that they’re current on all vaccinations and parasite protection before you leave home.Read the rest of this entry »
It’s the beginning of a new year, and if you’re like most people, you’re using this time to reflect on the ups and downs of the past year and to make plans for the future. Whether it’s upgrading your fitness routine or quitting a bad habit, many of us are committed to making positive changes in 2019.
At Deer Creek Animal Hospital, we encourage you to also include your pet in your new plans. Resolutions for pets and their owners is a great way to strengthen your relationship and start the year off on the right paw!Read the rest of this entry »