It’s Hot! Summer Safety for Pets

Dog on block of iceFor many of us, summer means spending more time outdoors having fun with our four-legged friends. But summer also means more hot weather, which can take its toll on our four-legged friends, if we’re not careful.

Because our pets can’t control the AC or strip down to their skivvies, we need to help them monitor their exposure to the heat and sun, and protect them from the dangers of dehydration, heat stroke, and other heat-related illnesses. Hopefully these tips will help when it comes to summer safety for pets…

Protecting Your Pet from the Heat

It doesn’t matter if your pet is indoors or out on a hot summer day – you still need to take precautions to keep your four-legged friend safe in the summer heat. Continue…

Your Pet’s Spay or Neuter

iStock_000040252740_SmallHaving your pet spayed or neutered is a very important part of pet wellness care. Animals that have been “fixed” are much less likely to have behavioral problems, become lost, and develop health issues such as cancer.

When choosing where to have your pet spayed or neutered, it is important to be sure that the hospital or clinic performing the procedure is doing everything possible to make surgery safe and successful. Wheaton Animal Hospital is proud to provide high-end, quality pet care in every aspect of our daily work, including pet spays and neuters.

So what is so different about what we do? Continue…