We love sharing things with our pets, whether it is food, time, or our homes. That being said, it is important to be aware of toxins in our homes that we may not know of. In the veterinary medical field, one of the most common issues we see come in is toxicity or poisoning from household toxins. In this article we will touch on well known to lesser known household toxins. [Read more…]
Wildfires are scary. They are something that we constantly have to keep on our minds every summer in Central Oregon. At the moment, dry conditions and winds have caused extreme fire danger throughout the entire state of Oregon. Many of us have friends and family that have been forced to evacuate their homes with little notice due to a fast-moving wildfire in their area. [Read more…]
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…]
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…]