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What’s the Deal With Pets and Pain?

With animals and humans not speaking the same language, recognizing a pet in pain is not always obvious—but it is important. With our increasingly busy lives and neverending to-do lists, subtle signs of pain in our furry friends can often go unnoticed. At Billings Animal Family Hospital, we know you love your pet, and we [...]

Feline Essentials: The Importance of Routine Wellness Care for Cats

Despite what your feline friend tells you, they truly need regular and preventive veterinary care, because without such care, they are left open to a whole host of infectious diseases, behavior issues, periodontal problems, weight issues, and internal and external parasite problems. As your regal feline’s dedicated caretaker, you must ensure your precious pet’s continued [...]

By |2020-08-09T19:08:46+00:00August 9th, 2020|The Cat's Meow|0 Comments

7 Ways to Enjoy a Star-Spangled July Fourth with Your Pet

Summertime is full of foods cooked on the grill, lake adventures, and the highlight of the season—July Fourth. As the most dazzling summer holiday approaches, follow these seven tips, to keep your furry pal safe and happy, despite the exploding fireworks overhead.  #1: Beat the heat with cool pet treats When the summer heats up, [...]

By |2020-07-01T18:46:15+00:00July 1st, 2020|Pet Safety|0 Comments

Avoid Panic During a Pandemic: 5 Ways to Simplify Caring for Your Pet While Quarantined

Normalcy during a pandemic is not easy. Struggling to find all the supplies needed to keep your family healthy, clean, and fed at home is quite the challenge—not to mention the additional stress from job lay-offs, school closings, and sick friends and family. We understand that coping with the COVID-19 crisis is a juggling act, [...]

Curbside Rules

Starting Thursday, March 19th, Billings Animal Family Hospital will not be permitting any clients to enter the facility directly. To minimize client’s and staff member’s likelihood of exposure, we now offer curbside pick up and drop off for all appointments. When you arrive at Billings Animal Family Hospital, please call 406-245-4772 or text 406-861-1606  and [...]

COVID-19: Is Your Pet at Risk?

As the new strain of coronavirus (i.e., COVID-19) spreads across the world and affects more and more people, you’re likely wondering how it can—or cannot—affect your pet, especially after the report of a dog testing positive in Hong Kong. While we understand that a pet who tests positive for this disease is cause for concern, [...]

By |2020-03-19T18:50:07+00:00March 19th, 2020|Pet Safety|0 Comments

Update on Canine Reproductive Services Available at Billings Animal Family Hospital

Dr. Best has a special interest in canine reproduction, and offers a wide range of services, covering infertility issues, optimizing fertility, and assisting in successful breeding. Many of our clients have benefited from Dr. Best’s experience in the past, so we want to share an overview of the services she can provide, and highlight our [...]

By |2020-03-12T02:18:01+00:00March 12th, 2020|For The Dogs|0 Comments

Got Something in Your Teeth? 6 Common Dental Problems in Pets

Proper dental hygiene is a vital part of your pet’s overall health care, as oral bacteria can infect not only her mouth, but also her entire body. By staying on top of your furry friend’s dental hygiene through at-home and routine veterinary care, you can prevent many dental issues. Periodic oral exams and toothbrushing at [...]

By |2020-02-13T20:53:11+00:00February 13th, 2020|Pet Health & Wellness|0 Comments

6 Tips to Avoid Winter Hazards for Your Pet

In Montana, we don’t mess around when it comes to cold weather. While we know what precautions we should take before venturing outdoors in the midst of winter, your pet likely needs additional help to stay safe when frigid temperatures hit. Follow these six tips to keep your furry friend comfortable while enjoying our winter [...]