Persistent Deciduous Teeth Problems in Pets

Persistent Deciduous Teeth Problems in Pets

If your pet has baby teeth that haven’t fallen out, despite the adult teeth pushing their way through, these baby teeth can cause problems. Persistent deciduous teeth, or baby teeth that refuse to fall out, can lead to many difficulties with your pet’s permanent...

What Happens During a Neuter Surgery?

What Happens During a Neuter Surgery?

If your male pet undergoes a neuter surgery, and this is your first postoperative experience, you may be surprised that your furry pal still appears to be intact, especially if they were neutered later in life. To clear up any confusion, Elon Animal Hospital wants to...

Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

When taking a vacation or a road trip, you may want to include your pet in the fun and excitement. But, before heading out on your trip, read these tips our team at Elon Animal Hospital put together to ensure your pet is prepared for travel!  #1: Keep your pet safe...

How to Teach Your Dog Not to Jump

How to Teach Your Dog Not to Jump

Our team at Elon Animal Hospital knows how wonderful it can be to be greeted by an exuberant pooch when you come home after a long day at work. Although, a 100-pound Labrador leaping up for licks can be a bit much. Many dogs jump on people when they’re excited, and...

Snow and Cold Weather Safety for Pets

Snow and Cold Weather Safety for Pets

As winter settles its icy grip across the country, your poor pet may be chilled by an unexpected wintry blast. Despite their fur coat, pets are as susceptible to cold and snow as people, and can quickly succumb to frostbite, hypothermia, and other winter-related...

Holiday Danger Alert: Christmas Trees and Pets

Holiday Danger Alert: Christmas Trees and Pets

Your Christmas tree likely steals the show each holiday season, outshining the other festive decorations. But, your showstopper holds a host of hazards for your furry pal. When decking out your tree this year, our team at Elon Animal Hospital wants you to be aware of...

Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Pets

Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Pets

Although your pet would love to have their own place at your holiday table this Thanksgiving holiday, many of the delicious foods we enjoy are better off not shared with cats and dogs. Threats of pancreatitis, gastrointestinal obstructions, or toxicities come into...

5 Reasons Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets

5 Reasons Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets

No matter the circumstances that caused a senior pet to end up at an animal shelter or rescue, most are affectionate, trained, and loyal companions. Adopt a Senior Pet Month is highlighting the benefits of adopting a "grey-muzzled special." Our team at Elon Animal...