The threat of parasites and worms are a reality for your dog and cat. Affecting particular breeds and pets that have access to the outdoors, parasites and worms can cause small ailments like stomach upset, up to extreme cases of death. The most common type of parasites and worms that affect pet dogs and cats […]
When you own a pet, there are many things to keep in mind. You not only need to make sure their environment is safe for themselves, but also have a working knowledge of what pets should and shouldn’t eat, and keep their best interests at heart. In addition, it’s important to know some pet first […]
Having a pet is a commitment. Most people misunderstand the most common pet emergencies, and don’t call for help until it’s too late. Understanding and keeping a list of the most common emergencies that require a veterinarian’s attention will help keep a pet healthy for a long time. 1. Severe Bleeding This is the number […]
Common Household Poisons and Toxins Within our homes are dozens of substances and food products that, while safe for human use and consumption, are toxic or deadly for our pet companions. While many of these dangers are obvious and avoidable, there are some items we might not consider a danger — until a beloved pet […]
5 Tips to Promote Fire Pet Safety in Your Home Many people who have pets understand that they quickly become part of the family. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the importance of fire pet safety, in fact, it is mistakenly believed that pets will simply follow us out the door if there is danger. It […]
Heartworm disease is generally considered a condition that only affects dogs, but many other mammal species can suffer from it or act as carriers. Heartworms have been known to infect dogs, cats, ferrets, wolves, coyotes, sea lions, and there have even been reported cases of human infection as well. Severe lung disease, heart failure, and […]
Kitty Hawk Animal Hospital cares about your pets dental health. If you have any question or questions, schedule a dental exam today! Much like their human companions, dogs have two sets of teeth that appear at different stages and are divided into four types: Incisors: the smaller teeth in the very front of the mouth […]
Thank you to everyone who attended our Open House in Celebration of 30 Years! In case you missed the big day, here are some photos for you to enjoy the day as if you were there 🙂 Special thanks to Lori Bradshaw for taking and editing all the photos you see in this album. Lori […]
There are millions of homeless pets out there that will never know the love and compassion of an owner. Adopt a shelter pet!
Being able to recognize and respond to emergency situations can be the difference when your pet finds themselves in a potentially life threatening situation.