Fanwood Animal Hospital Pet News & Blog

Creating a Pet-Safe Garden

Spring is here, and whether you consider gardening a pleasure or a pain, it’s time to get your yard ready for outdoor fun and relaxation. As you’re doing so, be aware of the following hazards to your pets’ health. Fleas and ticks. Flea populations peak during the summer, but ticks are especially active during the […]

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Smoking and Your Furry Housemates

Do you smoke, even though you know how bad it is for your health? If you’re not able to quit smoking for your own sake, would you consider quitting for the sake of the animals that share your home and heart? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published an article describing the effects of […]

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Holiday Health Hazards

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and also one of the busiest. There are decorations to put up, gifts to buy and wrap, special foods to cook, parties to host and attend–and all kinds of trouble for cats and dogs to get into. Here are some of the potential problems. Decorations. Cats and […]

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We’re Excited to Welcome Dr. Betsy Brevitz!

Dr. Brevitz had quite an interesting start to her veterinary career. During her undergraduate years at Michigan State University, Dr. Brevitz majored in journalism and political philosophy. After graduation, she moved to New York City and began a career copy editing and writing for various magazines. After 10 years in the publishing world, she decided […]

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Pets and Fireworks

With the 4th of July only days away, we ask you to be mindful of your pets around fireworks. Not only can the loud noises scare them, they may also try to run away. July 5th is one of the busiest days of the year for shelters. If you must bring them with you, please make […]

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