Pet Care Blog

Our Southeast Memphis veterinarians at Southwind Animal Hospital share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Cat Vaccination Schedule: What You Need To Know

Cat Vaccination Schedule: What You Need To Know

Vaccinations play a critical role in keeping cats healthy throughout their lifetime. Our Southeast Memphis vets recommend following this vaccination schedule to protect your kitten from a number of potentially deadly feline diseases.

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Common Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs

Common Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs

The benefits of having your dog vaccinated typically far outweigh the risk of reactions to the vaccines. Here's more from our Southeast Memphis vets on the most common reactions to vaccines in dogs, and what to do if your dog has a reaction.

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Does my dog have an upset stomach?

Does my dog have an upset stomach?

Symptoms of an upset stomach in dogs, are similar to the symptoms people get when they have an upset stomach. That said, when we get sick we typically know what to do to make ourselves feel better, but what should you do if your dog has an upset stomach?

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Should I get my cat microchipped?

Should I get my cat microchipped?

Microchipping your cat can help to increase the chances that they will be found if they get lost. Read on to learn more from our Memphis vets about how microchipping is beneficial for cats.

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Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Is your cat feeling a little under the weather? Cats can catch colds much like people do, and with very similar symptoms. Here, our Southeast Memphis vets share the signs that your cat may have a cold, and when you should bring your cat in to see the vet. 

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Why won't my cat eat?

Why won't my cat eat?

Our Southeast Memphis vets know that cats can be notoriously picky eaters, so if your cat is refusing to eat it can be difficult to know why. Here are a few common reasons why your cat may not be eating, and when you should head to your vet. 

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: When & What To Know

Getting Your Cat Fixed: When & What To Know

If you have adopted new kitten, or adult cat, you may be wondering if you should get your new fur-baby fixed. Our Southeast Memphis vet explains why having your cat spayed or neutered is beneficial for your cat and your community.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What To Know

Having your dog spayed or neutered prevents unwanted litters, but can also help to curb undesirable behaviors and even reduce the risk of some diseases. Here, our Memphis vets share what you need to know about getting your puppy fixed.

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Help, my dog eats everything!

Help, my dog eats everything!

It might be cute to see a puppy gnawing on a shoe, but this behavior can turn obsessive or dangerous. Here, our Memphis vets talk about the reasons for this behavior and if you should be concerned.

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Dogs and Cancer: Types, Signs & Symptoms

Dogs and Cancer: Types, Signs & Symptoms

If you've felt some lumps and bumps while petting your dog, you may have some questions. Here, our Memphis vets discuss some common forms of cancer and signs to watch for.

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