Dog Vomiting: A Guide for Pet Owners

You are likely familiar with the awful retching noise and the pained facial expression your dog makes right before they vomit—usually on your most expensive rug. Dogs commonly vomit, which can be a nonspecific sign of many different underlying conditions. The cause may be a benign condition, such as food that upset their digestive system, [...]

Better Veterinary Care Through In-House Diagnostics

You shouldn’t have to wait several days for test results or visit a specialist when your pet is ill, so we have equipped our Fremont Animal Hospital with an advanced in-house diagnostic testing suite. In-house testing quickly provides our team with answers to begin your pet’s treatment as soon as possible, and saves you time [...]

Avoiding the Battle: Tips for Pet Medication Success

Whether you own a cat, or a small- or large-breed dog, medication administration can sometimes be challenging. Maybe your pet eats around the pills hidden in their food, hides when they see the medication bottle, or puts up an all-out fight over their ear medication. Whatever your difficulties, the Fremont Animal Hospital team has heard [...]

The Ins and Outs of Heartworm Disease in Pets

Pets in all 50 states have tested positive for heartworms, including those states with a historically lower risk. This means all pets are now at risk for heartworm infection and developing heartworm disease, which is spread from one infected pet to another through mosquito bites. Avoiding mosquitoes may be nearly impossible, but monthly heartworm preventives [...]

5 Tips to Prepare Your Pet for a Low-Stress Veterinary Visit

Whether you’re bringing your pet in for a routine wellness examination, a diagnostic appointment, or a scheduled procedure, a successful, stress-free veterinary visit begins before you leave home. Many pets are fearful of veterinary hospitals’ unfamiliar sights, sounds, and smells, and while some stress is unavoidable, many simple anxiety-reducing strategies can help make your pet’s [...]

Protect Your Pet From 5 Poison Perils

Pet poison control agencies receive thousands of calls each year about pets who have consumed toxic items. Owners often admit they didn’t realize how dangerous many common household items can be for pets. March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month, and our Fremont Animal Hospital team is spreading the word about the dangers of pet [...]

Why Your Cat is Urinating Outside the Litter Box

If your cat is urinating outside the litter box, you’re probably feeling frustrated and wondering what you’ve done to offend them so much they need to retaliate. But your cat isn’t mad at you, and while behavioral issues may be leading your cat to urinate inappropriately, a medical condition may be the cause. Before you [...]

5 Must-Haves for Your Pet’s Dental Health

Dental disease is one of the most common conditions in all pets older than 3 years of age, and because pets are skilled at masking their pain, their issues can go undiagnosed until the disease is severe. February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and our Fremont Animal Hospital team has the information you need [...]

DIY Enrichment Toys for Cats and Dogs

You probably know how important diet and exercise are for a healthy pet, but did you know mental enrichment is equally important for a pet to thrive? Enrichment describes games and activities that keep your pet mentally sharp and engaged in their environment, while providing an outlet to practice their natural behaviors and solve problems [...]

Use the “Cold Pet” Mnemonic to Keep Your Pet Warm

Winter can bring extremely cold temperatures, and that can be dangerous for people and pets. As a pet owner, you are responsible for ensuring your pet stays safe and warm throughout the winter, and the first step is understanding the potential hazards. Our team at Fremont Animal Hospital has an easy way to help you [...]

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