When Is It Time For Pet Diapers?

A small floofy dog wearing pink diapers

Pet diapers can look really, really goofy, but they do cover up an uncomfortable truth: incontinence. A natural part of life, bladder control can affect young and older dogs alike. And while it can feel like you’re giving something up, pet diapers can offer a great deal of peace of mind.

So. Much. Cleaning.

Living with an incontinent dog can be overwhelming. Just when you clean up one mess, you find another puddle or stain to contend with. It’s not your dog’s fault, they are simply answering nature’s call, and it just so happens to be inside the home (all over the furniture, and on top of the rug).

Continue…

Emergency Evacuations with Pets

Emergency evacuations with pets can be stressful

None of us wants to think about a natural disaster, not to mention any other reason that we’d need to evacuate our homes. But of course, these are prudent things to consider. For those of us with pets, there’s even more to discuss and plan for so that our best friends are taken care of and we have what they need in the event of the unthinkable.

Summeridge Animal Clinic has done some of the preparation for you! Read on for tips and best practices when it comes to planning for emergency evacuations with pets.

Continue…

When Your Pet Is Diagnosed with Cancer

pet is diagnosed with cancerWhen a pet is diagnosed with cancer, things can seem pretty grim. Cancer is a disease that brings with it many fears, worries, and concerns. It is understandable to become caught up in the emotion of the diagnosis and what happens next.

However, a cancer diagnosis doesn’t mean the worst possible outcome, and many pets who are diagnosed with the disease go on to enjoy a good quality of life.

Continue…