The following are web sites that have great information for pet owners! If you don't find the information you are looking for here, please call us and we'd be happy to help.
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A website with reliable information on many common pet problems, made by Veterinarians for pet owners! Search by species, disease or problem.
Pet Obesity Comparison
This website has charts you can download for each breed that compares dog weight to human weight. At the bottom, there is a place you can put in human height/weight and compare it to your dog's weight. How much would YOU weigh if you were an overweight golden retriever?
Pet Weight Translator
Pet Training and Behavior
Dr. Sophia Yin is a highly respected animal behaviorist. She has a wide variety of articles and pamphlets covering everything from training your puppy or kitten to tackling common behavior problems. Her methods are kind, positive and effective. Check it out!
Dr. Yin's Website
Treating Separation Anxiety
Does your dog panic when you leave the house? Do you come home to torn up papers, bedding or trash? Unfortunately, separation anxiety is a very common problem, and one that can get worse without help. Dr. Patricia McConnell, PhD has a wonderful guide to treating this problem. Check out the link to the pamphlet directly, and also to her website where she covers many other common training issues!
Patricia McConnell's website
Help with Nail Trims
Does your dog became frantic when it's time for a nail trim? Does it quickly become a 3 person job, or worse, a job only a professional can do? There's hope! Check out this great video from Dr. Yin about teaching your dog to tolerate (and even like!) nail trims. The key is to go slowly and make every stop a positive experience. We're happy to help at any step in the process, just let us know!
Teaching Your Dog to Tolerate Nail Trims
Pet Poison Help Line
Did you pet get into something he shouldn't have, such as your medications, yard chemicals or fruits or nuts? This group provides immediate toxicity support and works with Veterinarians. You may reach them at (855)886-7965
Pet Poison Helpline
Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC)
This is a website created by Veterinary Dentists and has important information about maintaining your pet's oral health. With the many products on the market, it can be hard to know what is safe and will actually work to keep your pet's mouth healthy. VOHC has created a list of products (available on this site) that are proven to work to help maintain your pet's healthy mouth. Look for "Products Awarded the VOHC Seal!" on the left hand side of the page. Or, look for that seal when you buy dental health chews and treats for your pet!
Veterinary Oral Health Council
How to Brush Your Pet's Teeth
A University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary Dentist demonstrates how to safely and properly brush your pet's teeth. Brushing teeth is the absolute BEST way to prevent severe dental disease and can be a great bonding experience for you and your pet. Check out the video!
Brushing your Pet's Teeth
American Heartworm Society
A website created to provide owners and Vets alike with information regarding this very deadly disease. We DO have heartworm in Bayfield so it's important to keep your pets safe! Contact us to schedule an appointment for a heart worm test and to create a preventative plan for YOUR pet to keep him/her safe.
American Heartworm Society
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