Protect Their Heart And Yours: Heartworm in Dogs

It’s a known fact that heartworm is, quite literally, heartbreaking. Luckily, this deadly disease is easily avoidable with proper preventative care. One little pill or topical a month can save your dog a whole lot of pain and solitary confinement and save you lots of money and heartbreak. How do dogs get heartworm? Like many … Read moreProtect Their Heart And Yours: Heartworm in Dogs

Worse Than An Apple: White Worms In Dog Poop

You’re being a good neighbor and picking up after your dog when you notice something – movement, in your dog’s stool. Once you get over the initial revulsion, you see that there are white worms in your dog’s poo. Don’t freak out! Unexpected surprises when you’re cleaning up after your dog are gross, but more … Read moreWorse Than An Apple: White Worms In Dog Poop

When Nine Lives Run Out: Pet Insurance Or Preventative Care?

When you have a pet, you have to prepare for accidents. Most of the time, those accidents might be a piddle on the rug or some chewed up shoes, but occasionally, your pet may be involved in something more dangerous: a serious illness, or a surgery that takes a lot of worry, time, and money.  Thankfully—like humans—some of that cost … Read moreWhen Nine Lives Run Out: Pet Insurance Or Preventative Care?

Beyond Doggie Breath: Why You Should Pay Attention to Pet Dental Health

Bad doggie breath is sometimes enough to get a pet owner to think about dental care, but poor oral hygiene in general is a serious matter. Unfortunately, pet dental health is often the last thing to be addressed in the spectrum of pet care services. This is despite what we now know about the link between dental care and your pet’s overall health.

One of the key challenges to pet dental health is misinformation about what constitutes dental care or why it is needed. The false belief that simply giving a pet a bone to chew on or feeding him dry kibble exclusively will result in oral health is often mistakenly accepted as fact.


Can you imagine if you didn’t brush your teeth or see a dentist, relying only on chewing crunchy things? Yikes!

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Five Easy Steps to Prepare for Your Pet Wellness Exam

At ZippiVet, we are committed to keeping your pet happy and healthy, and in order to reach that goal we need your help.

In addition to the healthy activities, meals, and preventive measures you already practice on your pet’s behalf, twice yearly pet wellness exams are one of the best ways to keep your furry friend going strong into his senior years. In order to get the most benefit from the exam; we suggest that you follow these five easy suggestions before you arrive.

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