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Does Your Pet Have Cancer? 10 Signs of Cancer in Cats and Dogs

Each year, millions of cats and dogs receive a cancer diagnosis. While dogs develop cancer at about roughly the same rate as people, less is known about the cancer rate in cats, but each and every diagnosis is devastating to the pet owner. To help pets live longer after a cancer diagnosis, with a better [...]

Finding Your Pet’s Inner Zen with Fear Free Veterinary Care

Every single veterinary professional became part of this profession because of an overwhelming desire to help animals. Unfortunately, many procedures we perform, such as blood draws, nail trims, and vaccinations, can be unsettling or uncomfortable for pets. As people who are dedicated to promoting animal welfare—physical, mental, and emotional—the Southern Crossing Animal Hospital team strives [...]

Understanding COVID-19 and How Coronavirus Affects Pets and Families

The current coronavirus pandemic is scary. We want to ensure you have all the information you need to keep yourself and your pets healthy during this crisis. Read our story of the Coronavirus family, to explain, and help your understanding, of this crisis.  Coronavirus: A family history Think of the term “coronavirus” as a person’s [...]

Food and Heart Disease in Pets: What’s the Correlation

Over the past couple of years, there has been much discussion around the link between certain foods—particularly grain-free diets—and heart disease in pets. In June 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration updated its investigation into this link, with results indicating a staggering increase in a form of heart disease in dogs eating particular diets. [...]

7 Resolutions to Keep Your Pet Healthy in 2020

With a new year—and decade—it is time for fresh beginnings. Many people are optimistic that they will make changes for the better this year. When making resolutions for a happier, healthier you, keep your furry friend in mind. Here are our seven top resolutions that will ensure your four-legged friend is her happiest, healthiest self [...]

10 Tips for Healthy Teeth in Your Pet

Although doggy and tuna breath seem perfectly normal, a pet’s stinky breath can be a sign of underlying dental disease. Most pets—up to 85%—have some stage of periodontal disease that affects their whole-body health by age 3, as poor oral hygiene can cause disease in other body parts. Follow our 10 dental-care tips to prevent [...]