Templates by BIGtheme NET

Tag Archives: pets

Acupuncture for Pets: Is It a Viable Option?

Cane Bay Summerville Acupuncture for Pets - Is It a Viable Option?

Some people swear by the positive effects of acupuncture, and if your pet has chronic pain, joint problems, inflammation or other common ailments, maybe you have wondered if acupuncture can work for your pet, too. Well, some veterinarians say it can. Acupuncture is not necessarily the right option for everyone, so it’s always important to discuss your pet’s personal medical conditions with ...

Read More »

Does Your Dog Get the Zoomies?

Cane Bay Summerville - does your dog get the zoomies

Does your dog have the zoomies? If at any point you’ve seen your pooch suddenly and unforgivingly start running around and chasing his tail or jumping from one couch to the next, charging ahead at full speed with the wind through his hair and the world behind him, then it’s very likely you’ve just witnessed an episode of the zoomies. ...

Read More »

Should You Shave Your Dog for the Summer?

Cane Bay Summerville - Shave Your Dog

In the summer, we humans like to shed as many clothes as possible to cool down. Is the same true for your dog? When the hot, South Carolina sun starts beating down, what are the best ways to cool off your pet? Is shaving the way to go? Debating About Shaving? You Might Want to Hold Off… While it may ...

Read More »

From Fat to Fit: Obesity in Cats

Cane Bay Summerville - Obesity in Cats

Unfortunately, obesity in cats is a significantly documented problem, particularly as of late. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, over 50 percent of pet cats were deemed to be either overweight or obese in 2011. While these statistics may be alarming, perhaps even more alarming are the additional health complications that can be caused by obesity. Veterinarians warn ...

Read More »

Symptoms and Treatment Options for Dogs with Seizures

dogs with seizures

It was late one summer evening and just about time for bed. As the children headed upstairs for the night, they heard their mom downstairs start to panic. Their miniature schnauzer, Duncan, who was always happy, energetic and full of life, was now writhing on the floor, convulsing and foaming at the mouth. When he finally stood up, he ran ...

Read More »

Finding a New Home for Your Pet

Cane Bay Summerville - Finding a New Home for Your Pet

This is something we don’t often like to think about, but in certain cases, it does become necessary for a pet owner to find a different home for his or her furry friend. It may be that the owner is aging and is no longer able to care for Scruffy anymore. Perhaps Fido has developed major behavioral and aggression issues ...

Read More »

How to Make Your Pet’s Valentine’s Day Special

Cane Bay Summerville - Cat on Valentine's Day

On Valentine’s Day, we take a little extra time to show the people in our lives how much we love them, appreciate them and how grateful we are for them. Oftentimes, our pets are just as big a part of our lives as humans are, and taking some extra time to celebrate our four-legged friends can be a fun way ...

Read More »

Help! My Dog Has Seasonal Allergies

Cane Bay Summerville - Dog allergies

‘Tis the season for sniffling noses, watery eyes and allergies of all kinds. While Fall is great for watching the leaves change colors, cooler temperatures and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, allergies for both humans and pets might be one mark of the season we’re not giving thanks for around the Thanksgiving table. If you suspect your dog has allergies, there are ...

Read More »