Have You Been Waiting For a Veterinary Appointment? You’re Not Alone

Worldwide, Covid-19 has unquestionably altered modern life. While it may not last forever, the sizable shifts in how we conduct business will remain for at least the foreseeable future. What this means for pet owners is that their previously streamlined appointments might have a few roadblocks from time to time.  Striking a balance between our [...]

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All the Yum! Healthy Treats for Pets

If your pet has been packing on the pounds, or if you are wondering about the quality of treats you feed, you are in luck. The team at Bowman Veterinary Hospital has put together some great ideas for healthy treats for pets this season.  There are many good reasons for switching to healthy snacks for [...]

Diabetes in Pets: Successfully Controlled When Caught and Treated Early On

Directly following a carbohydrate-rich meal, the digestive system breaks food down into glucose, the main source of energy for the body’s cells. Glucose is absorbed in the gut making blood sugar levels rise. The pancreas responds to these changes by producing the important hormone insulin.   Diabetes in pets occurs when the pancreas either doesn’t produce [...]

On the Ready: Disaster Preparedness for Pet Safety and Peace of Mind

If you have lived through any natural disaster, you know that every second counts when evacuating or sheltering in place. Each disaster, whether it be a hurricane, tornado, forest fire, or the like, has its own manner of getting to safety. You may even have a disaster plan for your family in place. We have [...]

Orange, Glowing Skies: When Pet Fire Safety Must Be the Rule

In this age of unpredictability, it makes sense to prepare for the worst. For those of us in the west, this means getting ready for wildfire season every year. Between packing up necessities in case of an evacuation and planning the quickest escape route, we can easily overlook the effects of smoke inhalation.  A wildfire [...]

Should I Be Worried About Frito Feet?

Depending on where you sit, the great debate concerning “Frito feet” could be either completely acceptable or annoyingly off-putting.  If you have no idea what we’re talking about, you probably don’t own a dog!  Even the most well-groomed dogs out there are covered in fungi and bacteria, some of which can result in a conspicuous [...]

When It Comes to Cat Care, All You Need Is Love… Right?

Cats are the ultimate pets, an idea supported by the sheer number of them that share our homes. They’re cute, entertaining, and comforting to have around. Plus, their quiet, reserved natures make them really easy to care for, right?  When we take the time to truly understand a cat’s needs and preferences, cat care can [...]

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