Introducing a New Pet to Your Home

Congratulations! You’ve made the best decision ever (as far as we’re concerned) by choosing to invite a furry friend into your home and family. As exciting as this is, though; it’s also a time for some careful planning to make sure every-fuzzy gets along for years to come. Surely you’ve planned the pickup and safe [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:20+00:00January 27th, 2015|Pet Rescue & Adoption, Training & Behavior, You & Your Pet|Comments Off on Introducing a New Pet to Your Home

Celebrate National Walk Your Dog Month

January is National Walk Your Dog Month and we at Billings Animal Family Hospital want to encourage you to keep that “get more active” new year’s resolution by walking your dog! Yes, those of us in a colder climate like Billings MT may find it a little harder to get motivated during the winter months, [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:24+00:00January 21st, 2015|Billings Animal Family Hospital News, The Great Outdoors, You & Your Pet|Comments Off on Celebrate National Walk Your Dog Month

The Perils of Pet Obesity

Americans have come to view pudgy pets as cute and funny. The reality is, though, that pets who are overweight are unhealthy. Extra fat carries health risks for animals as well humans. Recognizing when a beloved pet is overweight and understanding the seriousness of the problem is a vital part of responsible pet ownership. [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:33+00:00January 20th, 2015|Exercise Nutrition & Obesity, Pet Health & Wellness|Comments Off on The Perils of Pet Obesity