Posts in Category: Exercise Nutrition & Obesity
Are turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce on your mind yet? For humans, Thanksgiving often means indulgence and delicious foods we splurge on once a year. But, as you think about what to fill your plate with, take a moment to consider your pets and Thanksgiving meal safety for them.
It’s fun to share with our pets at holiday time, but the Thanksgiving meal can pose a safety problem for them. Too much of a good thing, as well as specific foods common to the holiday, can cause problems from mild GI upset to nothing short of a life-threatening emergency. So before offering up your turkey dinner, let Dickinson Animal Hospital and Pet Wellness Center give you the skinny on Thanksgiving meal safety for your pets.
There’s no question that dogs need to be walked. Not only do walks provide our canine companions with the exercise they need to stay healthy, it also serves as their main form of mental stimulation and socialization. Dogs that are walked daily tend to be happier and have a stronger bond with their owners.
It’s easy for the daily dog walk to become routine, but a little creativity is all that’s needed to change that. Check out our tips for making your trip around the neighborhood with Fido more interesting and exciting for both of you. Continue…
Physical therapy is often prescribed to increase strength and motion in the wake of an injury, surgery, or chronic disease. Previously reserved for humans alone, this modality is gaining traction in the world of veterinary medicine.
Dickinson Animal Hospital and Pet Wellness Center strives to be on the forefront of cutting-edge contemporary veterinary medicine that facilitates a pet’s health and wellness. Through pet rehabilitation, your pet’s quality of life – and the mutual enrichment between you – can be improved and enhanced.
Pet rehabilitation can help relieve a pet’s pain and stress through various exercises and stretches tailored to combat specific problems. We work hard to customize a routine for each pet’s needs. Continue…