May 12
Preparing Your Pet for Your Return Back to Work
12 May, 2020. 0 Comments. Pet advice, Uncategorized. Posted By: swvetsurgery
While it has been wonderful for some us to be working and staying at home with our pets all day these past few months, some of you may be getting ready to go back to work in the near future. While this change of routine may be easy for us to accommodate to, it may not be so easy on your pets when they find you are no longer at home 24/7. Here are a few simple tips to help ease them into the change. 1. Giving them quiet time Take them to a separate room to let them rest…
Mar 12
Pets and COVID-19
12 Mar, 2020. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
With all the concerns about Covid-19 (novel Coronavirus) we are seeing, pet owners may have many questions about the safety of themselves and their pets. Dogs and cats do get coronaviruses, however these strains are different from the current novel Coronavirus and do not cause respiratory signs. Recently a dog in Hong Kong was noted to have a low level infection of Covid-19. But this is no reason to panic. Currently there is no evidence that pets can become sick from the disease or can be a source of infection. The current recommendations are to wash your hands after handling…
Feb 21
Normal Bowel Patterns After Surgery
21 Feb, 2019. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
If you have a pet that has recently had surgery, you have probably pondered the same question that a lot of pet owners have contemplated: “When will my pet poop again?” Or, “Why hasn’t my pet pooped after having surgery?” Understanding the normal changes that take place for a recent patient can help guide a pet owner to know which symptoms are normal, and which could be cause for concern. Here, we will take a look at the bowel patterns of a pet who has received surgery as well as some natural and effective ways to stimulate a bowel movement…
Jun 2
Showing Your Pet Some Love
2 Jun, 2018. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
Our pets provide a very important level of companionship. If you are a pet person, you probably understand and appreciate all the love, comfort and friendship that a pet can provide. They are there for us on a daily basis and are always open and ready for cuddling, playing and bonding. Being that pets are such wonderful and meaningful companions, it is important to help them live healthy, long and happy lives. Here, we will take a look at a few simple and easy to accomplish tips for guaranteeing a healthy and happy life for our special furry friends. Healthy…
Jan 9
Important Signs That Your Pet Is Feeling Sick
9 Jan, 2018. 0 Comments. Pet advice. Posted By: swvetsurgery
As a pet owner, you have probably experienced a time or two when your furbaby wasn’t feeling so great. It is important  to recognize when your pet is feeling sick. The sooner you notice a problem, the quicker you can seek help. Unfortunately, a pet’s signs of illness can be quite subtle or hard to recognize. If you keep an eye out for the following signs, symptoms and cues- you may be able to catch a potentially serious illness before it can cause a permanent problem. Potty and Vomiting Problems If your pet is vomiting, has diarrhea, constipation, peeing more…