The Importance of Pet Vaccines

The Importance of Pet Vaccines

Pet vaccinations are often a confusing and misunderstood subject. Many think that because their pet does not often leave the yard, vaccines are unnecessary. However, this is not the case! Ensure that you are well educated about the importance of vaccines and how...

How Your Pet Can Beat the Heat

How Your Pet Can Beat the Heat

Spend this summer in the sun with your furry friend, but be sure to protect them from the dangers of heatstroke. While you may think placing them in front of a fan in your air-conditioned house all summer is a good idea, you should still go outside to play and...

Make This Fourth of July for Your Pet

Make This Fourth of July for Your Pet

July 4th has long been a dreaded holiday for pets, and for a good reason. There are many dangers your furry pal may encounter with very hot weather, gastrointestinal and fire hazards, and fireworks and explosions going off overhead. Turn your July 4th party into one...

Preparing Your Pet for the Workplace

Preparing Your Pet for the Workplace

Your pet was probably your favorite coworker while you worked from home this past year. June 25 is Take Your Dog to Work Day, so you may be able to work with your best bud again! However, before you load up your car, here are a few ways to prepare your pet for a...

Hiking Safety Tips for Pets

Hiking Safety Tips for Pets

This summer, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors with your furry friend. At the same time, you want to ensure your pet stays safe while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. Here are a few tips to keep in mind.   #1: Stock up on parasite prevention for your pet...

Common Pet Microchipping Myths

Common Pet Microchipping Myths

Many pet owners are unsure how microchips work for pets. They avoid getting these potentially life saving devices for their furry pals because of this misconception. Our team banishes common pet microchipping myths to clear up any confusion.   Myth: My pet needs to be...

What Happens During a Neuter Surgery?

What Happens During a Neuter Surgery?

If your male pet undergoes a neuter surgery, and this is your first postoperative experience, you may be surprised that your furry pal still appears to be intact, especially if they were neutered later in life. To clear up any confusion, Elon Oaks Veterinary Hospital...

Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

When taking a vacation or a road trip, you may want to include your pet in the fun and excitement. But, before heading out on your trip, read these tips our team at Elon Oaks Veterinary Hospital put together to ensure your pet is prepared for travel!  #1: Keep your...