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Dr. Google: Why Depending on the Internet to Diagnose a Sick Pet is Dangerous

Imagine this scenario: It’s midnight and your pet just vomited up who-knows-what and appears restless. What is the first thing you’ll likely to do? Honestly? If you said search Google for sick pet symptoms, you would be one pet owner among many. And, while online pet health information can be informative, the problems of relying [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:30:52+00:00February 20th, 2015|Pet Emergencies & First Aid, Pet Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Dr. Google: Why Depending on the Internet to Diagnose a Sick Pet is Dangerous

Pet Acupuncture: The Benefits of a Healing Touch

Over the past few decades, Western medicine has come to acknowledge the efficacy of many Eastern healing modalities, including acupuncture and medicinal herbalism. Veterinary medicine is no exception to the rule, and we are now more familiar with the science of some of these ancient practices. Pet acupuncture or veterinary acupuncture is growing in popularity [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:30:59+00:00February 15th, 2015|Pet Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Pet Acupuncture: The Benefits of a Healing Touch

Why Is Chocolate Bad For Pets?

Worldwide, people share a fondness for chocolate that spans a lifetime. From birthday cupcakes to fancy souffles, chocolate (and its strong temptations) surrounds and connects us. However, the prevalence of chocolate throughout the year – from Valentine’s Day to Halloween – creates harmful opportunities for curious pets, and should be never be shared. Whether your [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:06+00:00February 6th, 2015|Pet Toxins|Comments Off on Why Is Chocolate Bad For Pets?

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

Billings Animal Family Hospital’s Top 10 Blogs of 2014

As we gear up for the 2015 ball to drop and the medley of Auld Lang Syne to begin, we at Billings Animal Family Hospital are also counting down… the top 10 blogs of 2014! Our focus for our blog has been to empower you with pet health and safety resources. We are happy to [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:52+00:00December 31st, 2014|Billings Animal Family Hospital News|Comments Off on Billings Animal Family Hospital’s Top 10 Blogs of 2014

Make Your Holiday Even More Meaningful – Help An Animal In Need

The holidays are a perfect time to consider the needs of others and, as animal lovers and advocates, we’ve been inspired by the countless compassionate volunteers and donors that continually make a difference in the lives of animals in need. If this is your first foray into the world of serving others, rest assured that [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:31:58+00:00December 23rd, 2014|Pet Rescue & Adoption|Comments Off on Make Your Holiday Even More Meaningful – Help An Animal In Need

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Holiday Pet Safety

While sipping on some eggnog, listening to Bing Crosby, and reflecting on the memories from holidays past, take a moment to assess your pet’s environment. Is it safe? Free of potential choking hazards and poisonous ingredients? Is it primed for your pet to enjoy the season, as well? Even for a resolute Scrooge, the holidays [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:32:04+00:00December 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Holiday Pet Safety

Impress Your Pet: Top Pet Presents This Holiday Season

Although your pet may not understand the importance of gift-giving this time of the year, he or she certainly deserves to be treated to a little special something this holiday season. Sniffing around for just the right present can be time-consuming, though; so we’ve decided to do some of the legwork for you and compile [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:32:11+00:00December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Impress Your Pet: Top Pet Presents This Holiday Season
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