Good to Know: Heartworm Disease

Good to Know: Heartworm Disease

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. You might know that heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. But did you know it’s also one of the easiest to prevent? In honor of this month, here are 11 facts you should...
How to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

How to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. Overweight and obese pets are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, orthopedic disease, and more. At Southfork Animal Hospital,...
Good to Know: Poisonous for Pets

Good to Know: Poisonous for Pets

March is Poison Prevention Month and we want to help you protect your pet. You may know some common foods and plants that are dangerous to your furry friend. Here are a few common household items that could prove to be fatal for your pet: Over-the-Counter Drugs...
My Dog Ate Xylitol

My Dog Ate Xylitol

“Casey” is my 7-month-old perfect golden retriever. Being a puppy, everything is edible. He was home with my 19-year-old son who likes to eat food in his room and have Casey up on his bed while they are watching TV. Adam texts me asking if it is bad if Casey eats...