Pet Tips

Myth Busting: Senior Pets & Dentals

Myth Busting: Senior Pets & Dentals

Myth Busting "You shouldn't put an old dog or cat through surgery or a dental procedure." FALSE!

How To Keep Your Pet Cool In The Summer

How To Keep Your Pet Cool In The Summer

On very hot days, limit exercise to early morning or evening hours, and be especially careful with short-nosed pets, who typically have difficulty breathing. Asphalt gets very hot and can burn your pet's paws, so walk your dog on the grass if possible. Always carry water with you to keep your dog from dehydrating.

Dr. Hadley Answers Your Questions!

Dr. Hadley Answers Your Questions!

You sent us the topics! You sent us the questions! 

Update On Canine Influenza

Update On Canine Influenza

Update on Canine Influenza or H3N2. Our doctors have recently attended continuing education about this newest canine influenza virus, H8N2. This virus has shown up in Rigby, Idaho and there have been outbreaks in Seattle and Montana.

Cheatgrass and your pet!

Cheatgrass and your pet!

Dr. Sarah Hadley with some VERY important tips on the dangers of cheatgrass for your pets.

 

 

Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

Saying goodbye to a family member is an extremely difficult and personal decision. While some pets die quietly at home from old age, many other pets grow seriously ill, become painful or have extreme limitations which diminishes the quality of life for your pet. Euthanasia is a humane choice to ease a pet's suffering. Knowing the facts about euthanasia can help your family make a decision and be at peace with the process.  

Pet Vaccinations

Pet Vaccinations

Dr. Sarah Hadley from All Valley Animal Care Center is back to talk pet vaccinations. Which ones do you need? And you will absolutely fall in love with Tripod, an adorable puppy with three legs who's available for adoption. 

Should you use an anti-barking collar?

Should you use an anti-barking collar?

Dr. Sarah Hadley with All Valley Animal Care Center is back with some tips on whether pet owners should use anti-barking collars.

Is it Toxic?

Is it Toxic?

Dr. Andrea Sparzo lists some of the less obvious supplements and medications lurking in your home that can cause serious illness to your pets when over- dosed.

Pet Diabetes

Pet Diabetes

Dr. Sarah Hadley is back with some tips for folks who have pets with diabetes. What's the best course of action? And please introduce yourself to Martian the cat, who's available for adoption. 287-3100

Hypoallergenic Pets

Hypoallergenic Pets

Believe it or not, Dr. Hadley is allergic to pet dander! Some might wonder how she can spend all day at work working with animals and then all night with her own VERY fluffy friends (Nora and Lucy). The good news is that there's lot of options out there that can prevent, help and treat pet allergies. 

New Year's Eve Safety

New Year's Eve Safety

Parties, fireworks and 2015 song mash-ups are how many people like to bring in the New Year. Unfortunately for many pets all the festivities that come with the holiday can be stressful and frightening. 

Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving Safety

What Thanksgiving snacks can your pet have?

Pocket Pets

Pocket Pets

All Valley Animal Care Center with KBOI2 talking about how to care for a pocket pet. 

Training & conditioning Your Dog for Hunting

Training & conditioning Your Dog for Hunting

Hunting season is here! Make sure to train and condition your dog appropriately before going out this season. Dr. Hadley gives more tips on how to keep your pet safe in the video below.

Hunting Safety Tip

Hunting Safety Tip

Hunting season is upon us! To keep you and your dog safe this season, make sure: 1) Your dog is well trained and has an excellent recall. 2) Make sure your dog is well adjusted to the sound of gunfire. Dogs that aren't used to the sound can be easily spooked and run off. 3) Get your dog appropriate hunting clothing. Many stores in the area sell "hunter orange" clothing (vests, bandannas, etc.) for dogs. 

Wellness Blood Fair Sept. 15th-Oct. 31st

Wellness Blood Fair Sept. 15th-Oct. 31st

From September 15th to October 31st, our Federal Way and Emerald locations will be discounting exam fees to $5 when new and existing clients come in for Wellness Blood Work!