10 Veterinary Emergency Situations

Numerous health issues and injuries can affect your pet, ranging from trivial issues to serious, life-threatening conditions. Our team at Billings Animal Family Hospital wants to help you determine which situations require emergency veterinary attention. Situation #1: Your pet is experiencing excessive blood loss If your pet sustains an injury that results in excessive bleeding, [...]

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, [...]

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

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
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