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Holiday Safety Through the Eyes of a Pet

This holiday season, everyone deserves to celebrate—including your pets. Before you start planning your festivities, take a moment to put yourself in the—er, paws—of your pet, and view the holiday happenings through their eyes. Curiosity about all the fun can spell danger for your pet. Keep them off the naughty list—and out of the emergency [...]

By |2021-12-11T20:14:45+00:00December 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s All Gravy—Basic Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

Your Thanksgiving centerpiece and main memory should be the turkey—not a pet emergency. Learn a lesson from Palmer Veterinary Clinic’s “turkey tales,” to ensure this year’s holiday memories are made around the table—not of a pilgrimage to the nearest emergency hospital. The bird is the word—turkey and pets You return to the kitchen with dirty [...]

By |2021-11-12T02:37:24+00:00November 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Death by Chocolate—Why Pets and Chocolate Don’t Mix

People have been enjoying chocolate for more than 2,000 years. The Latin name for the cacao tree is Theobroma cacao, which translates to “food of the gods.” For anyone who loves chocolate, this name makes perfect sense. You may be tempted to share this delectable treat and let your pet experience the chocolatey goodness, but [...]

By |2021-10-25T00:29:33+00:00October 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Hauntingly Good Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is around the corner. Pumpkin spice scent will fill the air, jack-o’-lanterns will be on every doorstop, and trick-or-treaters will be out in force, dressed in their most outlandish costumes. While this holiday provides hauntingly good fun for children and adults, your pets can be in danger if you don’t take precautions. Our team [...]

By |2021-10-15T23:58:59+00:00October 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Separation Anxiety Anonymous for Pets

Some pets are unaffected by their owner’s comings and goings, while others become significantly distressed when their human is not by their side. A pet who is affected by separation anxiety can experience extreme emotional upset akin to panic, which can be extremely stressful for you and your pet. Our team at Palmer Veterinary Clinic [...]

By |2021-09-27T23:40:37+00:00September 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Tips to Entertain Your Bored Pet

If your pet is bored, they may express their boredom by exhibiting unwanted behaviors. Bored dogs can become destructive, chewing inappropriate objects, or digging holes in your yard. Other signs include overexcitement when they greet you, and constantly panting and pacing. Clues your cat may be suffering from boredom include over-grooming, which may cause hair [...]

By |2021-09-12T21:42:58+00:00September 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rx Success—7 Stress Reducing Strategies for Medicating Your Pet

Does your blood pressure spike when your veterinarian says, “Your pet needs daily medication?” Palmer Veterinary Clinic understands your struggle. Check out our seven stress-reducing strategies for medicating your pet. #1: Don’t be afraid: Express your concerns about medicating your pet Medicating pets can be a challenge for veterinary professionals, too, so let us know [...]

By |2021-08-27T02:39:52+00:00August 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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