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Chip and Dale’s Blog

Chip & Dale’s Blog

Hello, we’re Chip and Dale. If you have been to Northwood Oaks Veterinary Hospital before you have probably seen us hanging out in our cage behind the dog scale. We love to talk and sing from behind the wall whenever the mood strikes us. We’ll be keeping you updated on all the behind-the-scenes activities going on at the clinic.

World Rabies Day!

World Rabies Day September 28th is World Rabies Day! World Rabies Day is a day meant to raise awareness about rabies and a day to learn how you can prevent and control the transmission of the disease. Rabies is a dangerous virus that is transmitted through the saliva of animals. It is most commonly seen more »

Apps For Pet Owners!

Hello Readers! As smart phones and tablets become more and more popular, apps are being developed to cater to every possible facet of our lives. There are apps that can help you find a new dog, find a veterinarian, remind you to give your pet his/her medications, or even to help save your dog’s life. more »

Intestinal Parasites

Hello Readers! Why do our veterinarians want to check a fecal sample?  Dogs (and cats) are victims of several internal parasites frequently referred to as worms. The most common are the roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, and tapeworms. The symptoms of intestinal parasites are diarrhea, sometimes with blood, weight loss, dry hair, general poor appearance, and vomiting, more »

Dog Parks

Hello Readers! Dog parks are becoming very popular across the United States. They’re built in all different shapes and sizes with different amenities. Each park shares the same purpose: to provide an off-leash area for dogs to play and socialize. We recommend you wait to bring your pup to the dog park until their vaccination more »

Fourth of July Hazards

Hi Again Readers! This week, our nation is celebrating Independence Day!  Americans everywhere will be going to cook outs and watching fireworks to celebrate our nation’s freedom. While having fun this weekend, it is important to keep your pet’s safety in mind. Here are our hospital’s recommendations for tips on how to have a safe, more »

Fleas!

Hello and welcome back to Chip and Dale’s blog! I hope you guys are having a wonderful summer. With all this heat comes flea frenzy! We have been having several clients coming in with flea problems and itchy pets. Lucky for you, we have is many tips and tricks to help get through this flea more »

Traveling With Pets!

Welcome back to Chip and Dale’s blog! It is summer and that means family vacations and traveling. With safety always being a top priority when planning a trip, it’s important not to forget about their special traveling needs. Here are some helpful tips to think about when traveling with your pet. We all know how more »

Kitten Season!

Welcome back to Chip and Dale’s blog. Kitten Season is here! According to the Humane Society of the United States, “Kitten Season is really three seasons in one, starting in spring, peaking in late spring, or early summer, and ending in fall.” This means a plethora of kittens. Did you know that as early as more »