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Household Hazards: Understanding and Mitigating Pet Poisoning Risks

March 12, 2024

Owning a pet offers immeasurable joy, companionship, and love. However, it also comes with the responsibility of ensuring their safety and well-being. Many common items found in our homes could pose significant poisoning risks to our furry companions. By understanding these hazards and how to prevent them, we can create a safer environment for our pets.

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5 Tips for Your Pet's Dental Health

February 2, 2024

We all wish for our furry friends to live happy, healthy lives by our sides. But often overlooked in pet care is a critical area that affects their overall well-being: dental health. Just like us, pets' teeth need regular attention to prevent discomfort, disease, and systemic health issues. In this article, we'll provide you with five essential tips to give your pet the sparkling, healthy smile they deserve!

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Feasting Safely: Foods Your Pet Should Avoid This Thanksgiving

November 14, 2023

As Thanksgiving approaches, we all prepare to indulge in festive treats and a hearty Thanksgiving meal. But as pet owners, we must remember that our furry friends should not indulge in the same way. This Thanksgiving, we have compiled a list of foods your pet should avoid. Read on to learn how to keep your pets safe while you enjoy a delicious feast.

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Spooky but Safe: How to Keep Your Pet Calm During Halloween

October 16, 2023

Halloween is one of the most awaited events for kids and adults. The streets are filled with people wearing creative costumes, decorations are everywhere you look, and sweet treats and the scent of pumpkin spice fill the air. While it is a festive occasion, this can also be a time of stress and anxiety for our pets. Here are some tips on how to keep your pet calm during Halloween:

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Recognizing Signs of Fear in Pets During Summer Months

May 9, 2023

As pet owners, it's crucial to prioritize the mental and physical health of our beloved companions. One of the most common causes of stress in pets is summer thunderstorms and fireworks. During these events, pets exhibit various behaviors that indicate fear and stress.When experiencing a thunderstorm or fireworks, pets may pant excessively, bark or howl, tremble, hide, or even become destructive. These behaviors can be alarming and cause stress to both the pet and the owner.So what can you do to help alleviate your furry friend's stress during these situations?

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Keeping Pets Safe and Healthy: Essential Tips for Pet Poison Prevention

March 23, 2023

According to the Pet Poison Helpline, every year, thousands of pets are affected by accidental poisoning. To raise awareness about common poisons and how we can prevent our pets from being exposed to them, Pet Poison Prevention Month is observed in March.

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Year-Round Pet Dental Care: Why It Matters

February 16, 2023

February is Pet Dental Health Month and it’s a great time for pet owners to brush up on their pet care knowledge. Just like humans, pets need good dental healthcare. That’s why it’s important to understand the basics of taking care of your pet’s teeth and gums all year round. Let’s dive into the significance of proper pet dental health and how you can keep your pets healthy and happy.

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The Dangers of Pet Obesity & How to Prevent It

October 14, 2022

Just like humans, our pets can suffer from obesity. As pet owners, it's our responsibility to make sure our animal companions stay at a healthy weight. Not only does obesity limit your pet's mobility, but it can also lead to a host of health problems and make your pet more susceptible to disease. Here's what you need to know about pet obesity and how to prevent it.

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An Itchy Problem - What You Need to Know About Your Pet's Skin

August 18, 2022

Is your pet constantly scratching? Pets can suffer from various skin issues that can cause extreme discomfort. Some pets may develop skin irritation as a result of allergies, while other pets may be itchy from fleas or other parasites. To provide your pet some itch relief, you’ll need to know what to look for and what is causing your pet’s problem.

In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most common skin issues in pets and what you can do to help.

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Keeping Your Pet Safe This Holiday Season

December 9, 2021

Celebrating the holidays with your pet is a wonderful gift. However, these celebrations can pose some potential risks to your pet’s health. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to help keep your pet safe this holiday season.

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Oreo

March 26, 2020

Oreo is going to need a new home soon!

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Oreo’s journey:

Oreo was brought to us one night after being hit by a car. He suffered a broken leg and road rash, luckily he had no other serious injuries.

After several days of love, care, and hard work Oreo is out of his cast and doing a lot better! He will be looking for a new home soon!

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Household Hazards: Understanding and Mitigating Pet Poisoning Risks

Owning a pet offers immeasurable joy, companionship, and love. However, it also comes with the responsibility of ensuring their safety and well-being. Many common items found in our homes could pose significant poisoning risks to our furry companions. By understanding these hazards and how to prevent them, we can create a safer environment for our pets.

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5 Tips for Your Pet's Dental Health

We all wish for our furry friends to live happy, healthy lives by our sides. But often overlooked in pet care is a critical area that affects their overall well-being: dental health. Just like us, pets' teeth need regular attention to prevent discomfort, disease, and systemic health issues. In this article, we'll provide you with five essential tips to give your pet the sparkling, healthy smile they deserve!

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Feasting Safely: Foods Your Pet Should Avoid This Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, we all prepare to indulge in festive treats and a hearty Thanksgiving meal. But as pet owners, we must remember that our furry friends should not indulge in the same way. This Thanksgiving, we have compiled a list of foods your pet should avoid. Read on to learn how to keep your pets safe while you enjoy a delicious feast.

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The staff at Freeburg Animal Hospital is committed to providing the best possible care to your pet. From routine medical care to surgical procedures, our staff is always on the lookout for ways to better serve you. Our veterinary technicians stand ready to assist Dr. Niemann in all aspects of pet care from surgery preparation to dental checkups. We'll use the latest in animal health technology to procure the best possible outcome for your pet's health.
 

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