High Risk Or Hairball? What’s A Pet Emergency?

Your pet’s illness doesn’t observe normal business hours, and neither do we. Whether your pet needs vaccines boostered or life-saving treatment, ZippiVet is open late on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday. What is Considered an Emergency for Dogs and Cats? The following conditions warrant an immediate visit. Severely injured pets may act aggressively … Read moreHigh Risk Or Hairball? What’s A Pet Emergency?

New Tricks for Owners of Old Dogs

We love our dogs, from whether they are roly-poly puppies or distinguished seniors with gray coats. As your dog gets older, they need special care and it’s extra important that you make regular veterinary visits. Here’s what you need to know to care for your senior dog.   What risks do senior dogs face? As … Read moreNew Tricks for Owners of Old Dogs

Those Anxious Felines: Reducing Stress in Your Cat

Cats can be anxious and nervous pets. Separation or changes to daily routines and family life can put a lot of stress on your cat, and this stress can manifest in some destructive, annoying behaviors. Eliminating the cause of the stress and helping your cat handle the situation are the keys to relieving their anxiety. … Read moreThose Anxious Felines: Reducing Stress in Your Cat

Keep Your Kids Worm Free

Dogs and cats may become infected with an internal or external parasite at some point in their lifetime. These parasites can cause everything from simple irritation to life-threatening conditions if they are left untreated. What’s more, some pet parasites can be transferred to you or your children. At ZippiVet, we’re often asked about the diseases … Read moreKeep Your Kids Worm Free

Stop Killing Animals, Spay & Neuter Your Pets

Why spay and neuter pets? Spaying or neutering your pet is the right thing to do. There are both medical and behavioral benefits to spaying (female pets) and neutering (male pets). Spaying and neutering has a number of benefits for your pet and our city:      Having a large litter can lead a pet owner … Read moreStop Killing Animals, Spay & Neuter Your Pets

The Puppy Killer You Need To Know About: Parvo

Like little humans, puppies are vulnerable to a number of contagious diseases and viruses since their immune systems are not yet fully developed. If you’ve got a new pup or even an older dog from an animal shelter or a friend, you need to protect your new pet from the potentially deadly canine parvovirus. What … Read moreThe Puppy Killer You Need To Know About: Parvo

Why the 4th of July Is Your Pet’s Worst Nightmare

It’s a known fact that many dogs and cats cannot get into the spirit of Fourth of July, America’s Independence Day.  Common reactions pets may have to loud noises include: trembling, vocalizing (barking, howling, meowing), whimpering, panting, drooling, constantly seeking your attention (or protection) and/or attempting to run away or escape from the noise. Each … Read moreWhy the 4th of July Is Your Pet’s Worst Nightmare