Doylestown Veterinary Hospital Blog

General Health

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Managing Pet Diabetes

Managing Pet Diabetes  November is National Diabetes Awareness Month Pets can experience many of the same diseases that affect humans, including diabetes. Diabetes mellitus affects middle-aged to older cats and is more common in males. It’s also common in older dogs. Obesity is a factor in developing diabetes so one way to avoid this disease—and Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: September 6, 2017

benefits of spaying or neutering

Benefits of Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

Spaying or neutering is a simple, low-cost procedure that can improve the health and longevity of your pet, and decrease the overall cost of care. For female dogs and cats, spaying provides many health benefits. The greatest medical benefits are gained if the female never goes through a heat cycle —when the estrogen levels rise Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: August 3, 2017

getting the cat to the vet

How to Get Your Cat to the Vet Office

Why should my cat see a veterinarian for a check up and, more importantly, how am I going to get my stubborn cat to the vet office?  Every cat owner knows their feline can be fiercely independent, usually not requiring—or wanting—the daily care and attention that a dog desires. However, that does not mean that Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Some Pets Don’t Like Fireworks

July 4th may be over but that doesn’t mean the celebrations are too. While that may be great news for humans, some pets don’t like fireworks! Dogs and cats can be frightened and easily stressed by the loud sounds created by firecrackers and fireworks or large crowds. In some cases, the sounds and stress can Read the full article…

Pet Nutrition

Posted on: June 8, 2017

Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade dog treats using fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden or a farmer’s market are healthy snacks your pet will enjoy. When slicing fresh vegetables for a salad, don’t forget your dog. Diced carrots, cucumber slices and green beans are healthy summer treats. Creating a fruit smoothie? Share some banana chunks, apples slices and blueberries with your dog too, Read the full article…