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Fall & Halloween Pet Safety in St. Paul

Fall & Halloween Pet Safety Autumn is a time of preparation for winter’s inevitable return, but it’s also a time to enjoy the tricks and treats of Halloween. However, there are some risks that come with the season, and it’s important to remember what these are so you can keep your pet safe and prevent…

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Summer Safety for Pets in St. Paul

Summer is many people’s favorite time of year, and the same is true for our pets! Dogs can enjoy more outdoor time for their walks and often go on summer adventures with the family, while our indoor cats love all the sun-bathing that comes with the season. Yet this pleasant and enjoyable season has its…

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Trendy Diets And Your Pet

Grain-free and exotic ingredient diets have become a trend in the pet food industry, likely based off the recent gluten-free and “gut healthy” human dieting trends. However, it’s not beneficial to apply these types of diets to animals as they have very different dietary requirements and metabolism. We often hear owners say they chose grain-free…

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Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some injuries are obvious, such as a cat with an open wound, while others have more…

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Easter Pet Poisons

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners, Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS assistant director at Pet Poison Helpline. “All parts of the Easter lily plant are poisonous…

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The Importance of Dental Care in St. Paul, MN

Bad breath…red gums…tartar buildup. These are just a few of the many signs of gum disease in pets. Did you know that, according to the American Veterinary Dental College, more than half of all dogs and cats show signs of gum disease by just 3 years of age? Since February is National Pet Dental Health,…

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5 Tips for Traveling with a Pet

Are you planning a weekend getaway with your pet to escape the cold this winter? Traveling with a pet can be fun, but it can also be stressful if you’re not prepared. As pet owners ourselves, the team at St. Paul Pet Hospital wants your pet to be safe during your trip, just like you…

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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

From decorations to toxic foods, the holiday season can be a dangerous time for a pet, but the team at St. Paul Pet Hospital is determined to make it safe for your four-legged friend. Consider the following holiday pet safety tips, and have a very merry Christmas and joy-filled new year! Christmas Decorations They shine,…

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Class III Pet Laser Therapy

No one wants to see their pet in pain. As pet owners ourselves, we understand these concerns, which is why St. Paul Pet Hospital in St. Paul, MN uses Class III laser therapy as a pain management option for dogs and cats. In addition to pain management, laser therapy can be used to treat a…

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Pets Allergies in St. Paul, MN

Late summer and early fall is the peak time for dog and cat allergies in our area, and the team at St. Paul Pet Hospital wants to help you and your pet prepare. When a pet with allergies comes in contact with certain allergens, that pet can exhibit problems with the skin, digestive system, and…

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