It’s wintertime here in Central Oregon! While many of us enjoy the cold weather and snowy conditions, cold-weather activities are not always ideal for our four-legged friends. Some breeds of dogs are able to tolerate the cold better than others, but some are just not suited for outdoor activities during these cold, short days. Here are a few ideas that can be enjoyable for our canine friends that would prefer to stay indoors during the winter. [Read more…]
We love rabbits here at East Bend Animal Hospital. Not only are they adorable, but they are smart and full of personality. Rabbits can be trained to use the litterbox, come when they are called, and can even be taught tricks! Many people find that rabbits make the perfect addition to their family. [Read more…]
With the changing of the seasons comes beautiful leaves, football, snowfall, and pumpkin spice lattes. It also brings colder weather. While many of us enjoy the drop-in temperature, it is important that we remember our furry friends to make sure they are happy and safe this fall and winter. Many dangers exist around the house that constitute as medical emergencies. Some areas to watch out for include:
Just like us, our pets can experience frostbite if exposed to below freezing temperatures or icy conditions (frozen bodies of water, snow, icy sidewalks, etc.). Pets without thick coats, young pets, senior pets, and those that may be immune compromised are at an increased risk of experiencing frostbite. [Read more…]
Acupuncture for pets?!?
Yes, it’s true, we utilize acupuncture as a modality for our pets here at East Bend Animal Hospital. This is an exciting field which is increasingly more accepted and clinical research is repeatedly showing positive results in the treatment of both animals and humans. [Read more…]
Here at East Bend Animal Hospital we are passionate about all aspects of our pet’s health, including their oral health. Just like people, our furry friends often experience dental issues which can progress into dental disease. Oral care at home, and at the veterinary hospital, can both play important roles in keeping our pets healthy. [Read more…]