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How to Teach Your Dog to Focus on Walks

How to Teach Your Dog to Focus on Walks

January is National Walk Your Dog month—the perfect time to teach your overly excited pup to focus on you while out walking. Follow these tips to make your walks more enjoyable.    #1: Teach your dog focus behaviors at home On walks, you may give your dog the...

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet

As the New Year quickly approaches—so long, 2020!—it is time for our pets to get to their New Year's resolution! We want your pets to live their happiest and healthiest lives! Here are three resolutions your pet can stick to.   Resolution #1: Chase more squirrels...

Cancer and Your Canine

Cancer and Your Canine

Cancer and Your Canine November is National Cancer Month! Preventing cancer is difficult because the causes of many cancers are unknown. By promoting a healthy lifestyle and identifying and treating health issues early through regular veterinary care, you’ll give your...

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?   If you have ever seen your pet try to eat poop you know the gross confusion that comes along with this strange act—coprophagia, or feces consumption. Coprophagia is a puzzling and disgusting behavior, especially if you enjoy your dog’s...

Reduce Your Home’s Curb Appeal For Ticks

Reduce Your Home’s Curb Appeal For Ticks

As autumn rapidly approaches with its gorgeous array of falling leaves, crisp sunsets, and fall blooms, we’re not the only ones looking forward to the beautiful weather. Fall, as well as spring, is a tick’s favorite season, and their activity skyrockets before the...

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...

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