• When It Comes to Dog Sun Protection, Does Sunscreen Apply?
    July 9, 2020

    When It Comes to Dog Sun Protection, Does Sunscreen Apply?

    When we pack a bag for a day trip, we always carry sunblock with us. Of course, we’ll also pack water, a hat, snacks, and other comforts of home because they're all things we'll need, but what should we pack for our pets?

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  • How to Tell If Your Pet Is Sick
    June 11, 2020

    How to Tell If Your Pet Is Sick

    When a pet is sick, it can be hard for a pet owner to notice. There are a few clues, though, that can help you determine if something is amiss.

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  • Miss Muttly Manners: Leash & Dog Park Etiquette
    May 14, 2020

    Miss Muttly Manners: Leash & Dog Park Etiquette

    There is always that one dog at the park who is a little too much...they are either aggressive, bullying, or jumping up on everyone and every dog there; you know the one. Unfortunately, when that one is your very own four-legged, it can be discouraging for you and annoying for everyone else.

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  • What Could Possibly Explain the Phenomenon of Corn Chip Paws?
    April 9, 2020

    What Could Possibly Explain the Phenomenon of Corn Chip Paws?

    Whether it’s their odd behaviors or questionable manners, dogs do some pretty weird stuff. In the case of “Frito Feet,” some dogs emit an unmistakable corn chip odor from their paw pads that can be incredibly off-putting. Don’t worry: it’s perfectly normal.

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  • Pet Poisoning Dangers Lurk Where You Least Expect Them
    March 14, 2020

    Pet Poisoning Dangers Lurk Where You Least Expect Them

    Making sure leftover food is put away, the garbage can is closed, and antifreeze spills are cleaned up are no-brainers, but securing the contents of the medicine cabinet is just as important.

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  • Why Home Pet Dental Care Is So Important
    February 13, 2020

    Why Home Pet Dental Care Is So Important

    Many pet owners think doggy or kitty breath is normal, but in fact it’s an early hallmark of periodontal disease. Once you notice your pet’s bad breath, dental disease is likely a foregone conclusion.

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  • January 16, 2020

    Advantage Veterinary Center's Top Blogs of 2019

    Nothing causes us to mark the passage of time more than the beginning of a new year. Although 2019 had its ups and downs, all in all we couldn’t be more grateful for the time we've been given.

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