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Compassion Fatigue in Veterinary Medicine

Those of us the in the veterinary industry are usually here because we love animals. As far as career choices go, there are many that offer better pay and hours, and far less physical labor and potentially risky situations. Any veterinary technician headed home at the end of a shift, with dog drool in her [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:33+00:00February 21st, 2018|Pet Emergencies & First Aid, Pet Loss, Senior Pet Care|Comments Off on Compassion Fatigue in Veterinary Medicine

Dog Training Tips Straight from the Pros

January is National Dog Training Month, and we couldn’t be more excited here at Billings Animal Family Hospital! We believe that obedience training is about so much more than having a dog who will follow commands (although, that is important too). When done properly, dog training sets the foundation for a great relationship with your [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:37+00:00January 24th, 2018|For The Dogs, Training & Behavior|Comments Off on Dog Training Tips Straight from the Pros

Ring in The New Year with our Top 10 Blogs for 2017

The New Year is almost upon us, and with that comes reflection on the year gone by and – a little excitement and new energy for the year to come. At Billings Animal Family Hospital, we took some time to look back at the blogs we wrote last year, and what interested our online family. [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:40+00:00December 18th, 2017|Pet Health & Wellness, Pet Safety, You & Your Pet|Comments Off on Ring in The New Year with our Top 10 Blogs for 2017

Children and Pet Loss: Helping Them Cope

The death of a beloved pet is one of the most difficult paths we walk as humans, and can rock us to the very core. For children the experience can be especially intense, and consideration must be taken to help them understand death and learn how to cope with grief. Children and pet loss certainly [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:44+00:00November 20th, 2017|Pet Loss, Senior Pet Care, You & Your Pet|Comments Off on Children and Pet Loss: Helping Them Cope

The Next Best Thing: Taking Care Of Your Pet After You Die

Pets have shorter lifespans than humans, and when we adopt a furry family member, we do so with the realization that we will one day be saying goodbye. But what if we are the ones who end up dying first? As an animal lover, you make sure your pets have the best in food, shelter, [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:47+00:00October 17th, 2017|You & Your Pet|Comments Off on The Next Best Thing: Taking Care Of Your Pet After You Die

Caring for Exotic Senior Pets

It’s fairly commonplace for dogs and cats to live long enough to earn their senior stripes. But what about exotic senior pets? With advancements in wellness care, good husbandry, and better-than-ever treatment options, it is no surprise that all species are living longer lives than ever before. Caring for an older exotic pet is a [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:50+00:00September 19th, 2017|Exotic Pets, Senior Pet Care|Comments Off on Caring for Exotic Senior Pets

Boating With Your Pet: Keeping Your Fur Friend Safe Around Water

Spending time on the water is one of America’s favorite pastimes during the warm summer months. Boating is a particularly great way to combine a love of outdoor recreation with a love for swimming and floating on a tranquil lake. For pet owners, this often entails bringing a water-loving dog along for some fun in [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:52+00:00July 18th, 2017|The Great Outdoors|Comments Off on Boating With Your Pet: Keeping Your Fur Friend Safe Around Water

All About Stem Cell Therapy for Pets

“Stem cell” is a term that gets thrown around a lot in the media, yet few people really understand what stem cells are and how they are being utilized on a day-to-day basis. Stem cell therapy for pets is certainly on the forefront of modern veterinary medicine, and is just one more way your team [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:55+00:00June 20th, 2017|Pet Rehab & Therapy|Comments Off on All About Stem Cell Therapy for Pets

Memorial Day Weekend Awaits! But is Your Pet Safe?

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and for those champions of the backyard BBQ, nothing can be as exciting as firing up the grill. From ribs and steaks to chilling on the deck with a cold beverage, cookouts are indeed America’s holiday pastime. However, for those of us with pets, Memorial Day weekend [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:25:57+00:00May 16th, 2017|Pet Safety|Comments Off on Memorial Day Weekend Awaits! But is Your Pet Safe?

Pot and Pets: What You Need to Know

The state of marijuana legalization in the United States is in flux, and Montana is no exception. Medical cannabis was legalized in Montana in 2004, and a 2016 ballot initiative further loosened the regulations. While proponents of medical marijuana are obviously pleased with the growing acceptance of the drug, it has had a less than [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:26:00+00:00April 20th, 2017|Pet Health & Wellness, You & Your Pet|Comments Off on Pot and Pets: What You Need to Know
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