Animal Pain Awareness

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | September 1, 2021

As animal lovers, the last thing we want to think about is our pet being hurt or uncomfortable and going unnoticed. It can be difficult to determine when your pet is in pain, but we are here to help! This month we are participating in Animal Pain Awareness! Animal Pain Awareness Month September is Animal…

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Canine Influenza

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | August 1, 2021

Though you may be familiar with flu outbreaks, did you know that your dog can catch the flu as well? Recent outbreaks of canine influenza across the country have many veterinarians asking patients to be mindful of their pet’s behavior and to bring them in if they show signs of illness to prevent the further…

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Swimming With Your Pet

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | July 1, 2021

Swimming is an excellent way to beat the summer heat and bond with your pet. Dogs, guinea pigs, and even some cats may enjoy taking a dip with you. However, before you head to the waters, we want to make sure you are well informed about water safety when it comes to swimming with your…

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Keeping Your Pet Cool During Summer

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | June 1, 2021

As the temperature rises and summer arrives, it is important to take steps in protecting your pet against the heat and humidity. Whether you are out for a walk, riding in the car, or letting him play in the yard, the heat can take a toll on your pet’s health. We can help you keep…

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By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | May 22, 2021

Have you noticed your pet itching, scratching, chewing, or licking excessively? Does he sneeze frequently and shake his head or rub his face often? These may be signs that your pet has allergies. Just like us, your pet can be allergic to a variety of substances he breathes in, eats, or encounters within the environment.…

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By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | April 1, 2021

One of the most serious viruses your dog or cat may get is the parvovirus. This virus is highly contagious and carries a high mortality rate if not treated immediately. Thankfully, with advances in veterinary medicine, the parvovirus vaccine for both felines and canines is highly effective and considered a core vaccine for pets. Though…

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External Parasites and Prevention

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | March 1, 2021

As the weather begins to warm, it is a great opportunity to go out and enjoy the day with your pet. However, as the flowers bloom, pesky pests are also bound to emerge, and it is important to take your pet’s health into account when spending time outdoors. While fleas and ticks are the most…

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Senior Pet Care Awareness

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | February 1, 2021

Today, pets are living longer thanks to improvements in medicine, pet care, nutrition, and increased awareness of pet health and safety. This makes it more important for pet caretakers to understand the life of a senior pet. Similar to humans, as animals age they need extra care and attention. By being proactive in your pet’s…

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The Importance of Pet Nail Care

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | January 1, 2021

Nail trimming is an essential part of pet care, just like with humans! Clean, trimmed nails on your pet can be a clear sign of good hygiene and health. However, the thought of trimming your pet’s nails on your own may leave you uneasy and headed to the groomers every time those nails need a…

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The Holidays and the Potential Pet Hazards

By Hunt Valley Animal Hospital | December 1, 2020

As homes begin to fill with holiday cheer, curious pets can become enticed by the new sights, smells, and tastes of the season. While you decorate, cook, and wrap gifts, be sure to steer clear of these potential holiday hazards. Christmas Trees These beacons of the season, though beautiful, can pose some dangers to your…

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