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

Winter Pet Safety

As we dig out our own cold weather clothes and switch out the tires on our cars, it’s also time to think about what we can do to ease our pets through the winter. A few simple winter pet safety precautions can help keep the icy months a winter wonderland for our four-legged friend, and [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:32:18+00:00December 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Winter Pet Safety

Keeping Thanksgiving Pet-Safe and Fur-Friendly

“Pass the turkey!” “More stuffing, please.” “Nomnomnom… Zzzzzzzz” These are the familiar sounds of Thanksgiving, a day abuzz with the usual banquet of overwhelming good eats and treats, followed by that post-feast nap on the couch. While we feel very thankful for the food we share and the time we spend with loved ones, for [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:32:22+00:00November 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keeping Thanksgiving Pet-Safe and Fur-Friendly

Caring for the Pregnant Dog

Breeding pets isn’t for everyone, or even most. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and passion for the breed. If you are someone who has decided to breed their dog, however, you know how overwhelming it can be to take care of your pregnant pet. Luckily for you, Billings Animal Family Hospital has [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:32:27+00:00November 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Caring for the Pregnant Dog

Shake It Off: Deciphering the Trembling Dog

Chances are that if your dog is shaking, he or she is not enjoying Taylor Swift’s latest album. Dogs may shake, shiver, and tremble for many reasons. Some of them are no big deal, and others can be more serious. Learn about the more common reasons you might see a quivering canine. Physiological Issues Shaking [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:32:32+00:00November 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shake It Off: Deciphering the Trembling Dog

Pawsitively Pawesome Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Time flies faster than a witch’s broomstick and we are truly frightened that Halloween is right around the corner. While you enjoy a pensive mood lamenting where the year has gone, might we suggest taking one more quiet moment to ponder Halloween safety for your pet? The best way to approach Halloween – and all [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:33:47+00:00October 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pawsitively Pawesome Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Buying a Bird: What You Need to Know

Any bird owner will tell you that owning one of these magnificent feathered creatures is a rewarding and worthwhile experience. Birds don’t make the perfect pet for everyone, though, and it is important to understand what you are getting into before committing to bird ownership. Consider the special needs an avian pet needs before bringing [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:33:52+00:00October 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buying a Bird: What You Need to Know

We Love Our Vet Techs!

The week of October 12–18 is a special one, as we acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of our outstanding veterinary technicians. National Veterinary Technician Week is an opportunity to spotlight all the meaningful ways Vet Techs serve the health and welfare of animals. From greeting you and taking your pet’s vital signs, to [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:33:57+00:00October 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Love Our Vet Techs!

Pound Puppies: Give a Dog a Home

October is the American Humane Society’s Adopt-a-Dog Month, and we at Billings Animal Family Hospital are in support of the amazing people who choose pet adoption over buying from a pet store or breeder. By adopting an animal, you save lives, educate the public through your compassionate action, and provide a lifelong home for a [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:34:01+00:00October 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pound Puppies: Give a Dog a Home
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