Most pet parents need to leave their dog alone while they head out to run errands, earn a living or spend time with friends. The question is, how long can you leave your dog alone safely? Our Memphis vets share some advice.
Displaying posts in Conditions
You have an adorable new puppy and now it's time for your puppy's first visit to the vet. Our Memphis vets explain what you should expect during your puppy's first vet visit and what to bring along with you.
Southwind Animal Hospital has recently seen an alarming increase in the number of dogs testing positive for leptospirosis. While this condition is typically seen in dogs it can easily be transmitted to the people who love them. Our Memphis vets discuss the symptoms of leptospirosis in dogs, and tips to protect your pet.
Is your dog coughing or making a gagging sound that sounds a bit like the honk of a goose? If so, your pet may be suffering from kennel cough. Below, our Memphis vets discuss this highly contagious respiratory disease and what to do if your dog is coughing.
Cats may seem aloof, but evidence suggests that cats do get lonely, and of course, they need us to provide them with all the things they need to thrive. Here, our Memphis vets explain how long you can leave a cat alone, and give tips for keeping your cat safe and content while you are away.
Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that becomes more severe over time. There's no cure for this painful condition, however, our Memphis vets can provide treatments that may help manage symptoms and allow your dog to enjoy a good quality of life as they age.