A Spotlight On Post Surgical Pet Care

Surgeries are an unpleasant, but necessary, part of life for people and pets. The days and weeks following any surgery are an important time of rest and recovery, and having a devoted caretaker at home is absolutely essential for proper healing to occur. We take post surgical pet care seriously at Pets In Stitches, which …Read More

The Scary Truth About Foreign Bodies in Pets

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. …Read More

The Question of All Questions: What Age to Spay/Neuter Your Dog

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). …Read More

Calm, Happy, And Fixed! The Many Benefits Of Spaying And Neutering Your Pets

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 …Read More

Critical Mass: All About Bumps in Pets

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, …Read More

Benefits of Spaying and Neutering

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 …Read More

Scooty Booty: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Anal Glands in Pets

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. …Read More

Lost and Found: How Pet Microchipping Technology Can Benefit You

It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare. You return home, expecting to be welcomed by the usual jingling collar and doggy kisses, or by the familiar purring as your cat winds around your ankles. You turn the knob and open the door, but you are only greeted by silence. Even the most responsible pet owners can’t guarantee that …Read More

Pet Parasites: The Importance of Screening and Protection

Pet parasites are pesky all year long, but spring does encourage their proliferation. The warm weather and increased amounts of rain bring to life, not only the blossoms, but also many viruses and parasites. Because most of us enjoy being out-and-about with our pets during the warmer months, it’s important to understand the risks that …Read More

Why Spay Surgery is Important for the Health of Pets and the Community

It’s a surgery that veterinarians have been performing for a long time, but it is an often underappreciated procedure. At Pets in Stitches, spay and neuter procedures are our focus and expertise. Let’s explore all of the reasons why spay surgery is a healthy and responsible choice. Why is Spay Surgery Important? Having your pets spayed …Read More