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Aug 09

Cats Need Exercise Too!

Cats Need Exercise Too! Did you know that household cats, especially those who live exclusively indoors, have little to do and can easily become bored?  This can lead to behavioral issues, excessive weight gain, and eventual health consequences.  Although, it may be tempting to allow your cat outdoors, there are many safety and health concerns... Learn More

Jun 30

Veterinary Internship

Veterinary Internship Friendship Hospital for Animals is a unique veterinary hospital because our hospital provides both primary care and advanced specialty care. Another unique feature of Friendship Hospital for Animals is that we are a teaching hospital. For the past 32 years our hospital has been committed to training and mentoring new veterinary graduates through... Learn More

Mar 04

Hookworms and Preventative Medications During the Cold Weather

Hookworms and Preventative Medications During the Cold Weather Does your dog or cat receive preventative medications during the cold weather? If not, here is one reason you should continue your heartworm prevention year round. Heartworm medications also deworm for common intestinal parasites such as hookworms, roundworms, and sometimes whipworms. At Friendship, we’ve been seeing a... Learn More

Dec 31

Introducing a New Kitten

Introducing a New Kitten Bringing home a new cat or kitten is an exciting event, but the addition of this new pet can be stressful for the existing feline family member. Taking some preparatory steps beforehand and planning a gradual introduction process can help make for a more peaceful integration process. Begin by making sure your existing... Learn More

Dec 03

Holiday Dangers and Your Pet

Holiday Dangers and Your Pet Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season. Unfortunately, everyone’s favorite time of the year has many hidden dangers for our pets. Table scraps  Whether you give your dog table scraps or he helps himself to the trash after Thanksgiving dinner, fatty meats or bones can cause serious gastrointestinal upset. ... Learn More

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