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  • Pet Insurance

    Sep 25 2018

    Pet insurance options and coverage has improved drastically over the past few years. The decision to enroll in pet insurance is up to the pet owner, and can be very personal depending on desired…

  • New Puppy Essentials!

    Sep 25 2018

    Bringing home a new puppy means bringing home a lot of new supplies, too! Here is our checklist for everything you’ll need to get your puppy off to a great…

  • Crate Training Your Puppy

    Sep 25 2018

    Crate training is an important part of training your puppy. Crate training helps keep your puppy safe from dangers in your home- like falls, electrical cords and destroying toys or…

  • Puppy Nutrition

    Sep 25 2018

    Choosing an appropriate food for your dog or cat is an important decision that can maintain and improve your pet’s lifelong health. With so many options available, it may seem…

  • Ear Cleaning for Puppies

    Sep 25 2018

    Cleaning your puppy’s ears is an important step of grooming. Anytime your puppy gets wet from bathing or swimming, their ears should be cleaned afterwards to prevent infection as yeast…

  • Flea & Tick Prevention in Puppies

    Sep 25 2018

    All dogs in the St. Louis area are at risk for fleas, the most common external parasite of dogs. If frequenting areas with tall grass and a lot of trees,…

  • Heartworm Prevention in Puppies

    Sep 25 2018

    All dogs are exposed to mosquitos that can carry heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a serious, and potentially fatal, disease that can infect dogs of any age. It is caused…

  • What You Need To Know About Spaying Your Dog

    Sep 25 2018

    What is ovariohysterectomy (spay)? Ovariohysterectomy (spay) is a surgical procedure where a veterinarian removes the entire ovaries and uterus. This causes sterilization of a female dog. There is a procedure…

  • Puppy Preventative Care Guidelines

    Sep 17 2018

    Our veterinarians will work with you to determine what vaccines and preventative care schedule is best for your puppy, based on their age, breed and lifestyle. In general, our hospital follows…

  • Nail Trimming: Tips for Success

    Sep 14 2018

    Nail trimming can be tricky for a lot of pet parents. Some patients still need professional assistance- our veterinarians can help you evaluate your pet’s individual situation and in some…