Are Poinsettias Dangerous to Pets?

As winter approaches, many people will get into the season by decorating their homes. Adding seasonal plant life is a popular way to dress up your home. Poinsettias are on the top of that list. However, you may have had people tell you that these plants can be poisonous to dogs and cats. Today, the … [Read more…]

What Are the Best Dogs for Small Children?

When it comes to your children, you only want the best. For many families, this includes the experience of having a dog as a pet. But as you think about bringing a dog into your home, you may have some anxiety about how they’ll interact with your kids. In addition to the individual dog’s temperament, the breed … [Read more…]

What Foods Are Dangerous for Dogs?

As any veterinarian will tell you, dogs will eat just about anything. Unfortunately, this habit can be a bit risky. While it’s easy to find lists of foods your dog shouldn’t eat, there are some misconceptions on the subject. To make things easier on you as a dog owner, Fort Mill Animal Clinic has the … [Read more…]

Save on Pet Care With These 5 Tips

Pets bring a lot of joy to your life. But while your pet’s love is free, caring for them can be very expensive. The costs of food, bathing products, toys, treats, and veterinarian visits will add up over time. To help cover these costs, some pet owners invest in pet insurance. However, there are other … [Read more…]

Going Away? Make Sure Your Pets Are Cared For

There’s a lot to plan for before you go away. Whether it’s for the weekend or for an extended trip, you’ll have to pack your bags and plan your itinerary. But if you own a pet, you have a few other things to do. If you’re leaving your pet behind, how will you make sure … [Read more…]

5 Moving Tips for Pet Owners

Moving is an exciting – and stressful – time for any family. But if you have pets, you have even more things to take care of. Not only do you have to prepare the humans in your household to adjust to a new home in a new area, you have to get your furry friends … [Read more…]

Should You Get Pet Insurance?

You probably have insurance policies for many of the important things in your life: your car, your home, your health. But what about your pet? Pet insurance is becoming more and more popular with dog and cat owners across America. If you’re thinking of purchasing one of these policies, you may want to consult with … [Read more…]

How Walking the Dog Can Make You Healthier

It’s common knowledge that walking your dogs helps keep your furry pal healthy. But did you know that it can positively impact your health, too? As your Fort Mill, Indian Land, and Rock Hill, SC animal hospital, we care about the pets we serve – and their humans, too! Check out this information from Fort Mill … [Read more…]

3 Ways to Stop Your Cats From Spraying

Spraying is a normal, territory marking behavior for cats. Did you know that when a cat sprays, this is not the same as its need to urinate. (Note that if your cat leaves a puddle, this could signal a health problem.) As your local Fort Mill and Rock Hill, SC animal hospital, Fort Mill Animal … [Read more…]

3 Ways to Protect Your Dog From the Flu

When the flu is going around, it’s smart to take precautions to protect yourself from this potentially dangerous virus. The same is true for your dog. Yes, dogs can catch the flu, too. But is there anything you can do to keep them from getting sick? As your local veterinary medical center in Fort Mill and Rock Hill, … [Read more…]