Pet Dental Chews: Tried and True or a Waste of Money?

The over-the-counter pet supply market is big business. Pet owners spend millions of dollars every year on toys, accessories, and health care products for their beloved furry family friends. We have all heard how important dental care is for our pets, so it is no wonder that the market is flooded with pet dental chews, [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:27:58+00:00October 31st, 2015|Pet Health & Wellness, Pet Safety|0 Comments

Black Cats and Halloween: The Myths, the Facts, the Dangers

At some point in time, the image of a black cat, hackles raised and eyes glowing, has become intimately associated with the Halloween holiday. They certainly add an aura of mystique to the season, but why black cats? Read on to learn more about how black cats and Halloween have come to be associated and [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:28:02+00:00October 17th, 2015|Pet Safety, Pet-Friendly Holidays|Comments Off on Black Cats and Halloween: The Myths, the Facts, the Dangers

Wildlife Awareness for Pet Owners

While you may not consider yourself the Grizzly Adams type, life in Montana means exposure to Mother Nature in all of her beauty and perils (after all, it’s why we live here). Wildlife awareness is almost second nature to us, and we often have personal stories with wildlife close encounters. But wildlife safety takes a [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:28:04+00:00October 12th, 2015|Pet Safety, The Great Outdoors|Comments Off on Wildlife Awareness for Pet Owners

The Billings Animal Family Hospital Guide To Healthy Treats

The word “treat” is not generally synonymous with “healthy”. Most treats for pets, and for people, come in packages and are laden with fat, salt, and sugar. All pets love prepackaged treats, but did you know that most enjoy fruits and vegetables too? Loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, certain properly prepared fruits, veggies, and [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:28:06+00:00October 1st, 2015|Exercise Nutrition & Obesity|Comments Off on The Billings Animal Family Hospital Guide To Healthy Treats