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Why Does Your Dog Lick Their Paws?

Why Does Your Dog Lick Their Paws?

Do you feel like you hear your dog slurping at their paws at every waking moment? You may be thinking of trying a quick fix, such as socks or the cone of shame for your pooch. Although our team at Hackettstown Animal Hospital wants to help you discover the underlying...

At-Home Pet Dental Tips

At-Home Pet Dental Tips

Do you feel like you've tried every option when it comes to trying to brush your fur baby's teeth? Some pets, no matter how hard you try are just not a fan of their owners touching their pearly whites. If toothbrushing seems out of reach for your pet, try one or more...

How to Teach Your Dog to Focus on Walks

How to Teach Your Dog to Focus on Walks

When you take your pup on a stroll around Hackettstown, do they lunge and bark at every living thing? Many dogs become hyper-focused on other dogs, people, squirrels, cars, or other moving objects, making your daily walk less than pleasant. Dogs who react this way to...

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

Ways To Keep Your Senior Pet Active at Home

Ways To Keep Your Senior Pet Active at Home

For some senior pets, they may experience changes in their behavior. They may get stuck in corners or pace around through all hours of the night. Rather than waiting until you notice the signs of cognitive dysfunction in pets, we've put together three tips to help...

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance: 3 Ways to Memorialize Your Pet

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance: 3 Ways to Memorialize Your Pet

August 28 is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. This day helps commemorate the wonderful life you shared with your companion. What better way to remember them than by creating a unique memorial? Here are three special ways to cherish your pet’s memory:   #1: Create...

What are the Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet?

What are the Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet?

August 15 is Check the Chip Day for pets with microchips. Each year, we encourage pet owners to stop by so we can quickly scan their pet’s microchip to ensure it hasn’t migrated and is still working. A pet's microchip only works if the contact information with the...

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