Making it Through Pet Surgery: Our Tips and Tricks

An elderly golden retriever

It’s always stressful when a beloved family member has to have surgery. It doesn’t matter if the patient has two legs or four, it can be hard to know what to expect and how to prepare.

Summeridge Animal Clinic prides ourselves on safe, affordable, and quality surgical care for your furry patient. No matter what surgical procedure your pet needs, we have you covered when it comes to prepare yourself and care for the patient after a pet surgery. 


On Guard: Snooping Around the House Can Prevent a Pet Poisoning 

A white dog in front of a bed

Responsible pet owners are incredibly invested in their pet’s health and wellness, maintaining preventive care, regulating diet and exercise, and enriching their pet’s daily lives.

However, even the most involved, vigilant pet owners can’t see all the potential risks in and around their pet’s environment. When it comes to preventing pet poisoning, the biggest threats may be hiding in plain sight.


When Your Dog Swallowed Something Random 

A Jack Russell terrier amongst a ripped-up pillow

Dogs and cats are known for chewing on, and sometimes consuming, things that they shouldn’t. Pieces of toys, your favorite shoes, or your hairbands are all fair game for some pets. Many times these objects pass through without any harm, but when they don’t, problems can ensue.

Thankfully, Summeridge Animal Clinic is here to help when your cat or dog swallowed a thing they shouldn’t have! 

What Dogs Usually Swallow

As with many things in life, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Understanding the common culprits when it comes to a cat or dog swallowed something we can help owners avoid tangling with trouble.