Ask Dr. Anna: Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes oh my!

Ask Dr. Anna: Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes oh my!

Warmer weather might be fun, but it also means more risk for dogs, cats, and humans.  Ticks and mosquitoes are already here, and fleas will be appearing shortly.  These pesky pests can transmit diseases to yourself and your furry friends.  Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss these parasites and how to protect against fleas and ticks.

Ask Dr. Anna: 4 Health Problems Fleas Cause In Cats

Ask Dr. Anna: 4 Health Problems Fleas Cause In Cats

Spring is just around the corner and with warmer weather arriving, fleas will start to reappear.  Fleas are very prolific parasites, in fact, one flea can produce 50-100 eggs/day.  Guthrie Pet Hospital recommends preventative measures to prevent infestations.  This week Dr. Coffin will discuss health issues in cats caused by fleas.

Ask Dr. Anna: 5 Ways To Stop Puppy Biting

Ask Dr. Anna: 5 Ways To Stop Puppy Biting

Nobody wants to deal with a snapping, biting puppy even if they are just playing.  Puppy biting occurs for two reasons.  First, their vision is not fully developed, and they are trying to figure out the world around them.  Second, they are teething between three and six months of age.  Dr. Anna Coffin gives some […]

Ask Dr. Anna: Cats and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Ask Dr. Anna: Cats and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Is your kitty singing the blues?  This time of year can be emotionally difficult for people. The upbeat, busy pace of the holidays has given way to the dreary, listless winter month of January. The temperatures have dropped, the hours of sunlight are reduced, and sometimes it is just hard to find a reason to get […]

Ask Dr. Anna: 5 Ways To Help Your Dog With Arthritis

Ask Dr. Anna: 5 Ways To Help Your Dog With Arthritis

Twenty percent of all dogs are affected by arthritis.  Arthritis is a progressive disease that worsens over time, so it is important to keep your pet as comfortable as possible and minimize pain so that they can function as normally as possible.  Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss ways to help your dog with arthritis. Read […]