Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?   If you’re a dog owner, there’s a good chance you’ve seen this unpleasant behavior in your adorable pooch—coprophagia, or feces consumption. Whether your dog eats their own stool, “tootsie rolls” from the litter box, or random poop piles on...
5 Reasons Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets

5 Reasons Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets

5 Reasons Why Senior Pets Make the Best Pets   November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and we want to highlight the many reasons why these pups at heart deserve a chance to go home with a loving family! These animals’ golden years can bring some extra light...
National Pet Wellness Month

National Pet Wellness Month

​Pets require routine veterinary care to maintain their good health. Nothing is more important than regular wellness care to ensure subtle diseases do not go undetected and to protect your pet from the many illnesses that can be easily prevented. In honor of National...
Minimize Tick Exposure

Minimize Tick Exposure

The beautiful weather of Autumn is upon us! Fall, as well as spring, is a tick’s favorite season, and their activity skyrockets before the winter chill sets in. As these pesky parasites eagerly quest for their next meal, they may set up shop in your yard to lie in...
Ways to Celebrate Your Cat

Ways to Celebrate Your Cat

Although our team at Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital knows our feline friends demand to be cherished every month of the year, September is reserved for Happy Cat Month. Join CATalyst Council—and our team—in celebrating the month that is all about ensuring...
Animal Pain Awareness Month

Animal Pain Awareness Month

Cats and dogs are incredibly skilled at hiding subtle signs of discomfort and pain, often suffering for weeks, months, or sometimes years without complaint.  The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) has proclaimed September as Animal Pain...