Cat Kidney Care

Your cat’s kidneys play a very important role in most of its bodily processes. The kidneys help control the blood pressure and they produce a variety of vitally needed hormones and enzymes. They help with the production of red blood cells and remove metabolic waste, like urea, mineral salt, and poisonous substances from the blood.

If the filtering system of the kidneys breaks do20160610_130544wn, toxic waste can accumulate in the recirculating bloodstream, and severe complications may affect other organs. There are two categories of kidney failure (renal failure): acute and chronic renal failure.

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Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Month. Your pets are part of your family and you want them to have the quality of life. Laser therapy can help achieve that goal. Village Veterinary Hospital is proud to offer our clients this procedure using the most advanced equipment on the market to deliver those results.0

National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month!dscn0722

Did you know… This is what 7 years of Heartworm prevention looks like… This prevention is the same cost of ONE treatment for Heartworm disease! This is why it is so important to keep your pets on Heartworm prevention year around.

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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Remember these 7 easy pet safety tips for Christmas20161212_105607

  1. Plants can be poisonous to animals. Some examples are Holly, Mistletoe, Poinsettas and Hibiscus.
  2. Exposed wiring can electrocute a curious animal who likes to chew.
  3. Chocolate can be highly toxic.
  4. Tinsel can cause intestinal obstructions and blockage if swallowed.
  5. Sweet, fatty, or spicy foods should be kept away from your pets.

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November is Pet Diabetes Month

November is Pet Diabetes Month! Diabetes mellitus is a disease that affects numerous people every year, but people may not realize that it is also common in animals like cats and dogs. The number of diabetic animals is surprisingly increasing. Click here to learn more about Pet diabetes. 0

Banana Yogurt Pupsicle

Banana Yogurt Pupsicle
Ingredients:
- 1 large banana, frozen
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 17.6 ounce container plain Greek yogurt
Directions:
1. Cut the frozen banana into pieces and place it in a blender. Add the peanut butter and honey.
2. Blend on high speed for three minutes or until mixture is smooth.
3. Add yogurt and blend for three minutes. (or until smooth like a milkshake.
4. Pour the mixture into ice pop molds, small disposable cups, or ice cube tray. Then freeze for about two hours.