Throughout the summer, all 52 of our Best Friends locations and affiliated veterinary hospitals collected donations to support the efforts of Dogs on Deployment and the military pets and families that they help. Because of your generosity, we were able to collect a total of $6549.00 for this amazing cause.
Anyone who is owned by a cat knows that cats are very opinionated about going to the vet’s office. Unfortunately, cats can be really good about hiding signs of illness so routine veterinary visits are an important part of making sure your kitty stays healthy.
Tails will be wagging on Saturday, Sept. 13 when Best Friends Total Pet Care celebrates the opening of its new full-service veterinary hospital at 8224 Bash St, Indianapolis.
Does your dog steal all the covers? Is your cat king of the pillows? Are you sleeping with a total bed hog? We get it. We want you to show us! Don't be shy, enter a photo of your pet snoozing in your bed into the Sleeps With Dogs (or Cats) Pet Photo Contest! Grand Prize will win a household pet care prize package worth $1000! Click the image below to enter!
Summer is flying by! Use a few vacation days to take advantage of the summer while it lasts. After you've booked your hotel stay, give us a call to book your pet's vacation at Best Friends. You can relax while your pet enjoy's a vacation full of pool parties, bedtime stories and suite treats. Call today or click here to book online.
With all of the demands on our time these days, sometimes remembering to take our furry family members in for a check-up seems like just one more thing on ever-growing to do list. A little investment of time now however, may save you and your pet a lot of care (and money) down the road.
How many of us have come home to find that our beloved dog has destroyed the sofa cushions or worse, chewed up your favorite pair of shoes. This may be due to a problem called separation anxiety. Separation anxiety (SA) is actually one of the most common behavioral problems seen in dogs. Not only can SA manifest as destructive chewing behavior but dogs with SA may bark, howl, dig, or urinate and defecate in the house when left alone.
What is leptospirosis?
Leptospirosis is caused by bacterial organisms called Leptospira which is spread via the urine of infected animals. These bacteria can be shed in the soil and water which can then serve as a source of infection for dogs.