In 2023, World Spay Day will take place on February 28th (i.e. the fourth Tuesday of Spay and Neuter Month. This day was created to raise awareness about the importance of spaying (and neutering) pets. Sterilizing pets is not only good for a pet’s health but also for the health of your whole community.
At Sleepy Hollow Animal Hospital, we love cats throughout the year, but December is National Cat Lovers’ Month, a month set aside to celebrate cat appreciation while taking time to show your cat some love, too.
November 17th is National Take a Hike Day, making it the perfect opportunity to head into the great outdoors on a trek with your best friend, your canine companion. Before setting out on a hike with your dog, however, it’s good to remember to be prepared – and that means being prepared to meet the needs of you and your pet on your hike.
Filled with frights and fun, October is a special time of the year. However, the Halloween season can present a variety of dangers to pets, if owners are not aware and don’t take precautions to keep them safe.
Labrador retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in America, and for good reason – they’re loyal, friendly, and make great pets. However, as with all dog breeds, Labrador retrievers are susceptible to certain health problems, including hip dysplasia. This article will discuss what hip dysplasia is, how to recognize the symptoms in your Lab, and some things you can do to help prevent or manage the condition.