My Dog Ate a Fly! Is It Safe?

If you are the owner of a curious canine who will eat just about anything, then you are not alone. Dogs scarf up whatever is in their midst, and in some cases the cuisine can be both gross and questionable. Such is the case with flies and other insects. At Bowman Veterinary Hospital, we get [...]

Cold Laser Therapy For Pets: A Noninvasive Way To Reduce Pain And Promote Healing

No one likes to see their pet uncomfortable or in pain, which often accompanies orthopedic injury or arthritis. Cold laser therapy can not only help with pain, it can also encourage rapid healing from surgery. The team at Bowman Veterinary Hospital wants you to understand how this alternative modality is an amazing option for pets [...]

By |2021-04-19T16:35:45+00:00April 19th, 2021|Pet Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Grow Pet-Safe Plants, Avoid a Pet Poisoning

Having a green thumb and owning a pet are not mutually exclusive but growing certain plants, trees, flowers and shrubs does require careful consideration in (and around) a pet’s environment. This can mean that certain plants are off-limits, but the sacrifice is usually well worth it.  Since a pet poisoning is one of the scariest [...]

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 [...]

By |2021-01-21T23:07:23+00:00January 21st, 2021|Pet Health & Wellness|0 Comments

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 [...]

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