Back-to-School Tips for Your Pet

Back-to-School Tips for Your Pet

3 Back-to-School Tips for Your Pet With long walks, family trips, and playtime in the yard, summer is likely your dog’s favorite season, and the sudden change to quiet days may trigger a bout of back-to-school depression. Help keep your pet from pining for warmer...

How to Protect Your Pet in the Heat

How to Protect Your Pet in the Heat

Summer is such a fun season to experience with your furry pal! But as the temperature rises, your pet can be in danger of heatstroke. Instead of keeping them in your airconditioned home, there are precautions you can take to keep your four-legged friend safe while...

Grooming Your Pet This Summer

Grooming Your Pet This Summer

It's really heating up this summer! As a pet owner, there are a few grooming tips to consider for your furry friend. It's not as straightforward as you might think!  #1: Brush your pet regularly to remove dead fur and prevent mats The best grooming method to help your...

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

You can likely tell when your dog is happy, but what about when they’re anxious? In recognition of Dog Anxiety Awareness Week—May 2 to 8—our team at West Ballantyne Animal Hospital wants to help you learn how to spot potential anxiety signs in your dog so you can help...