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At-Home Dental Care Options for Your Pet

At-Home Dental Care Options for Your Pet

No matter how slowly you tried to introduce flavored toothpaste and a variety of brushes, your furry pal said, “No way!” and scampered away. But, did you know there are other options for you to choose from? If toothbrushing seems out of reach for your pet, try one or...

Cat Health Myths – Debunked!

Cat Health Myths – Debunked!

#1: "My cat doesn't go outside, he doesn't need preventative healthcare like vaccines and dewormer." Many cases of Rabies exposure in cats in WA State occur from bats that come into the house! Rabies is a zoonotic disease with no cure, so make sure your cat is up to...

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

Christmas Tree Safety Tips for Pets

Christmas Tree Safety Tips for Pets

Your Christmas tree likely steals the show each holiday season, outshining the other festive decorations. But, your showstopper holds a host of hazards for your furry pal. When decking out your tree this year, be aware of the following potential safety issues for pets...

Common Cancer Signs in Pets

Common Cancer Signs in Pets

With pets living longer than ever, there’s a higher risk of cancer development in old age. But, by knowing the cancer warning signs, you can quickly detect abnormalities and schedule a check-up with us. Our team at Latah Creek Animal Hospital has put together 10...

5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month and we want to highlight these awesome pets! Senior pets tend to be overlooked at shelters, but they can be the perfect addition to your family. Our team here at Latah Creek Animal Hospital has put together five reasons to adopt a...

3 Pet Halloween Costume Hazards

3 Pet Halloween Costume Hazards

Are you getting into the spooky spirit for Halloween? If you're planning on including your pets in on the festivities by dressing them up in costume, here are some considerations to think through first.  #1: Ensure you purchase the appropriate size costume for your...