"Around the Barn" Blog
Fleas, Ticks, and Worms... OH MY!
We set a record again this year for the warmest winter ever recorded. That is the third year in a row. It is no wonder that parasites are surviving the winter and thriving.
Not to worry... We have everything you need to keep your home and family p...
Heartworm is Always in Season
As spring finally approaches, heartworm disease traditionally comes to mind. However, veterinarians know that heartworm season is year-round. As mosquitoes become more prevalent in the environment, so does the incidence of canine heartworm disease.
KEEPING PETS SAFE IN THE SUMMER HEAT
There are few places on earth that can escape the powerful summer sun. Summer temperatures rise quickly and can catch us unprepared, which can be harmful or even fatal for our animals...
WEIGHT WEIGHT DON'T TELL ME
Good for you – you brought your cat in for her annual exam. Unfortunately, the veterinarian told you that she is obese! How did that happen?
Trusting Someone with your Babies
NO, YOU CAN'T GO WITH US THIS TIME! How do you choose a petsitter or boarding kennel to care for your pets? I went through this dilemma when I needed to find someone to care for my 9 cats. With that big of a brood, we don't go away very often - but ...
Keeping pets safe in the winter
As temperatures drop, we all try to keep warm. Well, guess what? Our pets do too! Even though many pets are covered in fur, they are not immune to the cold; in fact, pets shiver to show they are cold, just like people.
Do You Believe In Senior At 7?
Do you believe in Senior at 7?
If you’ve been coming to Andover Animal Hospital for awhile, most likely you have heard this phrase from one of our receptionists or technicians. Did you know that in human years:
The average 7 year old cat is ab...