THE HUFFARD HERALD

  • Pet Dental Month – What You Need To Know

    Jan 15 2018

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian Imagine what your mouth would feel like if you never brushed your teeth or went to the dentist. For many dogs and cats, this is a painful reality. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have dental…

  • 4 Holiday Pet Safety Tips

    Dec 14 2017

    By Dr. Isabelle Dallaire, Veterinarian Christmas is less than two weeks away! I am sure the tree is up; the stockings are on the mantle and your homes are slowly turning into a bright and shiny tinsel town. As you are getting the Christmas spirit, please remember that all of your…

  • A Little Help for An Old Friend

    Dec 04 2017

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian One of the most common old age ailments is arthritis.  It is an inflammation of one or more joints: commonly hips, elbows, spine, and knees, though it can affect any joint in the body.  Arthritis can cause anything from mild, intermittent discomfort to complete inability…

  • 4 Pet Hazards To Avoid This Thanksgiving

    Nov 13 2017

    By Dr. Jessica Gray, Veterinarian It’s almost Thanksgiving – which means it is almost time to gather with family, friends and pets. Below are 4 potential Thanksgiving hazards for your cats and dogs. Eating from the Thanksgiving Table While it can be tempting, try to refrain from feeding your pet…

  • 5 Tips For Pets As The Cold Weather Comes In

    Nov 07 2017

    By Dr. Helen Hu, Veterinarian It’s safe to say that the cold weather has finally tracked us down. As we start to take out our sweaters and jackets, remember that our pets are dealing with the temperature change as well. Check out these five tips to make sure you are…

  • Tips On Bringing Home A New Puppy

    Nov 01 2017

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian It’s always exciting to adopt a new puppy. It can also be overwhelming. There are so many recommendations on what to do, what not to do, and some puppies can be a real challenge even if you do everything right. Here are some basic recommendations…

  • 4 Toxins to Avoid This Fall

    Oct 20 2017

    By Dr. Shanna Plitt, Veterinarian We wanted to share a few of the toxins out there this fall season that can prove harmful to your pet. Do your pets a favor and keep them away from the following four toxins! Rodent Control We see it every year. Mice and rats…

  • 4 Tips for Your Pet This Halloween

    Oct 18 2017

    By Dr. Colleen McCafferty, Chief of Staff & Veterinarian Halloween is a holiday that has become a favorite for many out there.  As a veterinarian, I can’t help but think about the horror movie that it can end up being for some pets! Check out these 4 tips to make…

  • Pet Allergies – Seasonal that flare in the spring and fall

    Oct 10 2017

    By Dr. Adina Mosby, Veterinarian Last week I noticed myself sneezing a bunch and complaining about a runny nose, watery eyes and a scratchy throat. I’m not sure why I was surprised, as my allergies seem to flare up like clockwork every spring and fall. I started taking the allergy…

  • Laser Therapy – Uses and Benefits for Dogs

    Sep 22 2017

    By Dr. Bruce Goldman, Owner & Veterinarian Football season is back in full force. Saturday’s and Sunday’s are now filled with tailgates, touchdowns and unfortunately injuries to NCAA and NFL athletes every weekend. Common injuries include pulled muscles, sprained ankles and sometime torn ligaments. While dogs are not out on…