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Pet Halloween Costume Hazards

Pet Halloween Costume Hazards

As the spookiest of seasons approaches, you may be decorating everything in sight with cobwebs, pumpkins, and skeletons—including your four-legged friend. Although we’ll admit cats and dogs are incredibly cute as pirates, lions, and spiders, our team at Southfork...

Do You Know How to Spot Pain In Your Pet?

Do You Know How to Spot Pain In Your Pet?

Did you know cats and dogs are incredibly skilled at hiding subtle signs of discomfort and pain, often suffering for weeks, months, or sometimes years without complaint? To help pet owners identify pain in their four-legged friends, the International Veterinary...

Benefits of Pet Training

Benefits of Pet Training

As the kids head back to school, whether online or in-person, they’re likely overjoyed to be learning something new and interacting with friends. Your pets will also enjoy novel activities and busting free from boredom after being cooped up this past summer. Our team...

How Your Pet is Monitored During Anesthesia

How Your Pet is Monitored During Anesthesia

If you are worried about the thought of putting your furry companion under anesthesia, you are not alone! Many pet owners worry about this, whether it's for an elective procedure or a life-saving surgery. However, our entire team here at Southfork Animal Hospital is...

3 Tips for Camping With Your Pet

3 Tips for Camping With Your Pet

Are you planning a summer camping trip with your furry friend? Camping can be a fun activity for the entire family! But before you head out to explore the wilderness, here are three tips to ensure your camping trip with your pet goes off without a hitch.    #1:...

Tips to Keep Your Pet Cool During the Summer

Tips to Keep Your Pet Cool During the Summer

It's officially the summer, and our furry friends are definitely feeling the heat! Instead of sitting in front of the air-conditioning unit, the team at Southfork Animal Hospital are here to offer some other cool ideas to help your furry pal cope with the summer heat....

Steps to Remove Ticks Correctly From Your Pet

Steps to Remove Ticks Correctly From Your Pet

7 Steps to Remove Ticks Correctly From Your Pet   Coming in from a nature walk or a run in the park? Make sure to always check your pet carefully for ticks. If you do happen to find one, don't panic! Instead, follow our seven easy steps to remove ticks correctly...

How to Care for Bee Stings In Your Pet

How to Care for Bee Stings In Your Pet

How to Care for Bee Stings In Your Pet   If your pet has been stung in the mouth or throat, been stung multiple times, or is having an allergic reaction, with such signs as significant facial swelling, trouble breathing, or collapse, veterinary intervention is...

Are You Ready to Foster a Pet?

Are You Ready to Foster a Pet?

How to Know if Your Family is Ready to Foster a Pet During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be searching for a way to volunteer, or to help ease your community’s burdens in the midst of such a crisis. If you have free time while sheltering in place, consider showering a...

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