Doylestown Veterinary Hospital Blog

General Health

Posted on: April 2, 2018

Pet First Aid Basics

In the event of an emergency, knowing pet first aid basics could help save or stablize your pet until professional veterinary care is provided. If you and your dog enjoy visiting the dog park, strolling through town, or hiking together along the trails, it’s a good idea to have a basic pet first aid kit Read the full article…

General Health

Posted on: March 7, 2018

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Keeping Pets Active Provides Essential Exercise

Keeping pets active during the winter months or wet spring season provides essential exercise and play throughout the year. Staying active keeps your pet’s mind sharp and the body fit. The benefits of being active include: Weight control Digestive health Restful sleep Being limber and agile Mental stimulation Positive behaviors Keeping your pets active can Read the full article…

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…