Perryville Pet Hospital Blog

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4 Facts About Oronasal Fistulas in Pets

4 Facts About Oronasal Fistulas in Pets

We're big on dental care at Perryville Pet Hospital. Why is it so important? According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 70% of adult cats and 80% of adult dogs show symptoms of oral disease. It's important to take seriously for these reasons:...

Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

If you are not paying attention to your pet’s teeth every day, you are neglecting one of the most critical contributors to her overall well-being: home dental care. Want to help extend that lifetime of purrs and wags? Then help promote oral health with...

What is Heartworm Disease?

What is Heartworm Disease?

What do you know about heartworm disease? Do you know how it can affect your beloved pet? April is Heartworm Awareness Month, and our goal is to help you understand a little bit more about what this disease is and how you can protect your pet. What is...

4 Steps to a Healthier Pet

4 Steps to a Healthier Pet

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. If you aren’t sure if your pet is one of these animals, reach out to Perryville Pet Hospital and set up an appointment. Overweight and obese pets are...

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...

The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

Just like we need to regularly visit the dentist, so do our pets. Dental hygiene can affect the overall health of your dog or cat, so it's important to maintain a regular schedule of dental cleaning. When was the last time you brushed your pet’s teeth? If...

The Dangers of Ice Melts

The Dangers of Ice Melts

This article is from the ASPCA. It’s cold outside! For many of us in the United States, the winter months mean snow and ice. Whether the snow has you dreaming of making snow angels or wishing you were at the beach, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center...

Dealing with New Year’s Eve Noise

Dealing with New Year’s Eve Noise

We're so excited to ring in the new year here in Rockford! However, this can also be a night of high anxiety for our pets. With the fireworks, loud music, shouts and laughter, and in some areas even the banging of pots and pans or gunfire, our normally...

Senior Cat Health Tips

Senior Cat Health Tips

Cats of all ages provide us with joy and love, but there's something special about a senior kitty. As your cat approaches their golden years, we want to give you all the tools necessary to help them live out their days in style. Check out these tips to...