Fanwood Animal Hospital Pet News & Blog

A Full Year of Heartworm Protection in One-Shot!

Heartworm protection for your pet just got easier: ProHeart 12 has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and we now have it available for our patients. No more having to remember to get your pet a monthly medication or a booster at 6 months—with one injection, your dog is protected for a […]

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Tick … Tick … Tick … BOOM!

Beware! It’s tick season again, a time to be especially vigilant for the bloodthirsty, disease-spreading menaces. Wait—did you think ticks died off or hibernated when the weather gets cooler? Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Here in the Northeast, adult deer ticks—the species that transmits Lyme disease—feed and mate from early fall to early winter. Then, […]

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Howl-O-Ween

Halloween can be a fun and tasty holiday for people—but not so much for our pets. Door knocks, doorbell rings, people in strange costumes and lots of unusual activity and noise can put pets on edge or overexcite them. Here are some ideas for keeping your cat or dog safe and serene on Halloween. Put […]

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Summer Fan Jam

We cannot wait to hang out, listen to good music and eat delicious food at Summer Fan Jam! We’ll have a booth at the event, so make sure to stop by and say hello. Summer Fan JamSunday, July 8thLaGrande Park12 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be plenty of fun for all ages, including great music, […]

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Preventing Fleas and Ticks Now That it Is Summer

Your pets are much more likely to encounter fleas and ticks in the summer, as these critters thrive in warmer weather. Don’t overlook the problems these pests cause: fleas can trigger dermatitis and hot spots and one tick bite can transmit numerous dangerous diseases. During this time of year, you should thoroughly check your pets […]

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