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Minnesota Veterinary Hospital Blog

Need to Escape Winter? Choose a Great Boarding Facility for Your Pet


The winter of 2017-2018 hasn’t exactly been a pleasant one. There has been too much snow and too many days of single digit or even below zero temperatures. It can test the patience of even the hardiest Minnesotan and make a getaway to California or Hawaii look awfully tempting. If you’re ready to board the next plane but aren’t sure what to do with your dog or cat, consider boarding her at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital where you already take her for regular and preventive veterinary care


Chocolate: Sweet for You, Toxic for Your Pet


Whether at home or at work, there’s likely to be plenty of chocolate around in the next few days with Valentine’s Day right around the corner. Most people love this sweet treat and it’s not harmful for them when eaten in moderation. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for your dog or cat since consuming even a small amount of chocolate can be toxic for pets. 


January 24 is Change a Pet's Life Day


You love animals and you want to help them in any way you can. Change a Pet’s Life Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, January 24, gives you the opportunity to do just that. Several organizations concerned with animal welfare came together to create Change a Pet’s Life Day to raise awareness of the need for pet adoption and to improve the overall well-being of companion animals everywhere.