A Pain in the…Bladder? Urinary Problems in Pets
January 30, 2018
Some pet problems are more common than others, and urinary issues rank at the top of the list of frequently diagnosed ailments. Unfortunately, urinary problems in pets can be bothersome, painful, and can lead to more serious problems. The team at Pets in Stitches want our clients to be able to recognize urinary problems early,
Your Pet, Our Priority: Pets in Stitches’ Top 5 Blogs of 2017
December 28, 2017
It’s been quite a year! As we look back through the archives, we’re thrilled to have had so many new and ongoing opportunities to connect with members of our pet-loving community. As you probably know, Pets in Stitches are passionate about pets and always strive to share what we know with our clients via our
The Scary Truth About Foreign Bodies in Pets
November 29, 2017
What do socks, corncobs, balls, shoes, hair ties, and pennies have in common? Among other infamous items known to tantalize bored, curious, or hungry pets, these household items can become foreign bodies in pets. It usually begins as a game, batting around objects as toys, but licking, chewing, and biting can quickly result in consumption.
The Question of All Questions: What Age to Spay/Neuter Your Dog
November 15, 2017
It may seem like a straightforward question, but surprisingly, “When is the right time is to spay or neuter your dog?” may be one of the trickiest questions out there. For rabbits and cats, the answer is fairly straightforward (4-6 months of age for the former and by 5 months of age for the latter).
Calm, Happy, And Fixed! The Many Benefits Of Spaying And Neutering Your Pets
September 26, 2017
It can certainly be fun to envision what your pet’s puppies, kittens, or bunnies would look like, and to imagine yourself surrounded by those adorable little fluff balls. However, having an intact pet comes with more responsibility than many people realize, and the risks of not spaying and neutering your pets far outweigh any potential
Critical Mass: All About Bumps in Pets
August 29, 2017
It is not unusual for animals to develop a lump here or a bump there, especially as they get older. So when is a growth something you need to worry about, and when is it something to just keep an eye on? Pets in Stitches wants you to know which bumps in pets are bad,
A Day at the Clinic
August 28, 2017
Taking your beloved pet in for surgery can be a scary proposition for both you and your pet. Knowing what to expect will often ease your concerns. Here is what you and your pet can expect before, during and after surgery: Surgery Day “Of course, I’m up bright and early. I think we’re going somewhere
Benefits of Spaying and Neutering
August 27, 2017
There are many benefits of spaying and neutering your pets, it is more than a convenience – it is a wise decision for your pet, for you, and for your community. Good for Your Pet Spaying your female pet lowers their risk of developing breast cancer, which is fatal in 90% of cats and fatal
All About Cat Vaccines
July 25, 2017
Modern medicine is simply amazing. We are able to treat and prevent more diseases and illnesses than ever before, and veterinary medicine is not exempt from these incredible advances. One of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal is vaccination. Thanks to this technology, our feline friends are living longer and healthier lives!
Scooty Booty: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Anal Glands in Pets
June 27, 2017
Whether you know it or not, you are probably already familiar with the mighty anal gland. Be it the incessant butt drag, that mystery smell after your dog gets spooked by something, or an encounter with the wrong end of a skunk, most animal lovers have reluctantly become familiar with anal sacs at some point.