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6 Tips to Become a Responsible Dog Owner

6 Tips to Become a Responsible Dog Owner

Because September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, we're taking time to ensure you are keeping your dog happy and healthy. Deciding to become a dog owner is a commitment to providing for them, including their dietary, medical, physical, and psychological needs....

Tips to Help Medicate Your Pet

Tips to Help Medicate Your Pet

Medicating your pet can be a difficult feat. After a bit of professional-level wrestling and some scratches and bites, it can still end in frustration. Due to improper techniques, many pets associate panic and fear with medication. Here are some tips to help your...

Answers to Your Cat Grooming Questions

Answers to Your Cat Grooming Questions

If you have a cat or are considering getting one, here is a list of the most commonly asked questions about cat grooming! Question: Do cats really need baths? Answer: Cats are known for their fastidious grooming, so why would they ever need a bath? Well, there are...

3 Reasons Why Your Dog Licks Their Paws

3 Reasons Why Your Dog Licks Their Paws

Does your dog wake you up in the night by constantly licking their paws? This can be a frustrating situation for dog owners, and many want to find a solution. Before breaking out the cone of shame or socks, discover the underlying cause so you can completely solve the...

How to Help Your Pet Beat the Summer Heat

How to Help Your Pet Beat the Summer Heat

Summer means lots of fun in the sun, and also trying to beat the heat. Our team wants to help pet owners keep their furry friend cool this summer. Here are three fun ideas to help your pet stay cool.   #1: Fit your dog with a cooling vest Unlike cooling pads,...

How Your Pet Can Safely Enjoy the Fourth of July

How Your Pet Can Safely Enjoy the Fourth of July

July 4th celebrations typically mean fireworks and delicious barbecue foods. However, this means that your pet can be faced with plenty of dangers. Here are our team's tips to ensure that your pets enjoy the 4th of July.   #1: Create a healthy barbecue menu for...

Desensitizing Your Pet to Fireworks

Desensitizing Your Pet to Fireworks

Fourth of July is right around the corner! Don't wait until it's too late to make sure your pet is prepared for the fireworks. Here are our team's steps to desensitizing your furry friend to fireworks.   Step 1: Discover your pet’s favorite treat A high-value...

What Every Cat Owner Needs to Know About Hairballs

What Every Cat Owner Needs to Know About Hairballs

If you have a cat, you are probably already familiar with their hairballs. Our team has put together a list of everything cat owners should know about their feline friend's hairballs.   How are hairballs formed? As cats groom themselves, the tiny hooks on their...

Is It Time To Let Go of Your Pet?

Is It Time To Let Go of Your Pet?

We want to be with our pets until the very end. After all the years spent loving and caring for our four-legged pals, you may be faced with the difficult decision of saying goodbye. How do you when that time comes though? As tough as it may be to call it, you should...

The Best Pets Are in Their Golden Years

The Best Pets Are in Their Golden Years

Senior pets are highly underrated for being some of the most loyal and well-trained companions around. If you're looking to adopt a pet, the team at Hackettstown Animal Hospital has 5 reasons why senior pets are the way to go   You’ll be a hero. It’s...

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