Beat the Heat: 8 Strategies to Keep Your Cat Cool

Cats, like humans, can struggle in hot weather, so it's essential to take steps to keep them cool and safe. Here are 8 strategies to help you keep your cat cool and comfortable during the summer months. From providing plenty of fresh water to investing in cooling mats, we've got you covered with tips to [...]

Understanding and Combating Dog Arthritis

Just like humans, dogs can also suffer from arthritis, causing them pain and discomfort. Let’s delve into the ins and outs of dog arthritis, from its causes and prevention to treatment options like laser therapy. What Exactly is Dog Arthritis? Arthritis in dogs, much like in humans, signifies a condition where the joints become inflamed, [...]

An In-depth Look at Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease is a serious and often fatal illness that can affect our beloved pets. As April marks Heartworm Awareness Month, it's crucial for pet owners to understand the risks associated with heartworms, how they can impact their furry friends, and what steps can be taken to prevent and treat this disease. Understanding Heartworm Disease [...]

When Can Your Puppy Finally Go Outside?

Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting journey filled with cuddles, playful moments, and the beginning of a lifelong friendship. As a new pet parent, you might find yourself eagerly anticipating all the adventures you’ll have with your new furry friend, particularly when it comes to outdoor explorations. One of the most [...]

Treating Pet Anxiety in Your Dogs and Cats

Like humans, our pets can experience stress and anxiety, which can sometimes be challenging to manage. Understanding and treating pet anxiety is crucial for ensuring our dogs and cats live happy, healthy lives. From recognizing the signs of pet anxiety to exploring treatment options, this comprehensive guide will help you calm their paws and soothe [...]

A Guide to Preventing Pet Poisoning

With March being Pet Poison Prevention Month, it's a crucial time to spotlight the importance of safeguarding our cats and dogs from harmful substances. Every day, pets are exposed to potential hazards, some of which are not immediately obvious. From cat toxins lurking in our living rooms to dog toxins hidden in our backyards, ensuring [...]

7 FAQs on Dog Dental Health Unveiled

Dog dental care is an aspect of pet health that often gets overlooked. However, just like humans, dogs require regular dental hygiene to prevent diseases, maintain overall health, and ensure they live a happy, pain-free life. Below are seven FAQs on dog dental health that we often hear: Do dogs get cavities? While it's less [...]

9 Ways To Save on Affordable Pet Care

At Village at Main Veterinary Hospital, we are committed to helping you afford the absolute best veterinary care possible. We never want clients leaving wondering if they spent too much or really needed to get a certain product or service. That's why we put our money where our mouth is by offering nine different ways [...]

5 Steps to Eliminate Fleas

Fleas are not easy to get rid of once they have become established in your environment. Fortunately, we now have 5 steps to help you get rid of them. First, you need to understand fleas. There are four stages to the flea lifecycle: the egg, the larva, the pupa, and the adult. The pupa is [...]

6-Day Sensitive Diet Plan

Client Handout - 6-Day Sensitive Diet Plan Your furry friend may have a heart of gold but their stomach might be as sensitive as silk. Recognizing the symptoms and catering to your pet's nutritional needs with a sensitive diet could be the difference between a happy, healthy pet and one that's constantly ill and uncomfortable. [...]

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