Pet Vaccines 101

Throughout their lives, your pets will likely be exposed to several infectious diseases that can cause severe illness or even death. Prevent infection through vaccination! For Dogs: Vaccines for canine parvovirus, distemper, canine hepatitis and rabies are considered core vaccines. Non-core vaccines are given depending on the dog’s exposure risk. These include vaccines against Bordetella…

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O Christmas Tree, Don’t Hurt My Pet

By December 23, 2013 · 0 Comments

 Christmas Tree Tips: 1. Place your Christmas tree in a corner, blocked off from your pet’s wanting eyes. If this doesn’t keep your dog or cat from attempting to jump onto the tree, you can place aluminum foil, a plastic drink bottle filled with knick knacks, or anything else that creates noise on the tree’s…

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Food Allergies 101

By December 12, 2013 · 0 Comments

Nothing to sneeze at: food allergies in dogs. Is your dog itching and scratching? Does she have frequent ear infections or poor coat quality? You could be contributing to your dog’s distress without knowing it if she’s allergic to what you’re feeding her. Food allergies are a rising concern with dog owners and it seems…

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Pet Dental Care

At Country Corner Animal Clinic, Dr. Gerber and his staff provide dental health exams, cleanings, extractions, and more. Why you should care 80 percent of dogs and close to 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by age 3, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Oral disease is the most frequently diagnosed…

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