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Minnesota Veterinary Hospital Blog

Pets Need Dental Care Too

You take your responsibilities as a pet owner seriously by feeding your pet nutritious food, bringing her to Minnesota Veterinary Hospital for routine check-ups, and ensuring that she’s well-groomed and gets enough exercise. Even so, you could be overlooking an important part of her overall healthcare. 

How to Have a Pet-Safe Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, you may be busy planning for a romantic evening at home or putting up decorations. You probably aren’t planning an emergency visit to Minnesota Veterinary Hospital. Unfortunately, pets can get themselves into trouble quickly by ingesting chocolate, flowers, and other things associated Valentine’s Day. That’s why it’s important to take a few simple precautions before the big day arrives.

January is National Walk Your Dog Month



January may be cold, but it’s also National Walk Your Dog Month. If you don’t normally take your dog for a walk each day, the flipping of the calendar to 2017 is the perfect opportunity to create a new habit. Dogs who don’t get this necessary daily exercise can develop problem behaviors such as excess chewing, eliminating in the house, separation anxiety, and aggressiveness. Before you get frustrated with your dog, consider if he is getting enough regular exercise.