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5 Secrets to Road Trip Success with Pets

Your pet is a family member, so why would you leave them at home with a pet sitter or in a boarding facility while you go on a road trip? Let your pet know there’s a car seat or plane seat for them this year, with these five pet-travel secrets from Ambleside Animal Hospital. #1: [...]

6 Captivating Cat Facts

Cats are intriguing creatures, and their antics are a never-ending source of amusement. You know your cat likes chin scratches and meal times, and you probably think you know why they purr. Maybe you believe you know all there is to know about your cat, but you might be surprised. Enjoy these enlightening feline facts [...]

6 Facts About Dogs You May Not Know

Have you been deemed the dog expert in your friend group? Do you love fun facts? Do you need more topics as conversation starters for social situations? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, we’ve got you covered. Read on for some interesting facts about dogs from the Ambleside Animal Hospital team—they will [...]

Why is My Pet Coughing?

Your pet coughs when their throat, airway, or lungs are irritated, and the cause may be many benign factors, such as hairballs and pollen. However, other more concerning conditions can also instigate coughing. Our team at Ambleside Animal Hospital wants to help by providing information about why pets cough, and explaining when you should be [...]

Help! My Pet is Having a Seizure

Seizures are the most common neurological disorder reported in dogs, and cats can also be affected. Witnessing these frightening episodes can be terrifying, especially if you don’t know why your pet is seizuring or what you should do. Our team at Ambleside Animal Hospital wants to help by providing information about seizures, and explaining what [...]

Why Does My Dog Have Diarrhea?

Let’s talk about poop. Dog poop, to be specific. Diarrhea, the passage of frequent loose stools, is a common problem for dogs. The extensive list of causes ranges from harmless and self-limiting to serious and life-threatening. Ambleside Animal Hospital breaks down the most common causes of “the runs” in dogs, and explains when home treatment [...]

10 Odd Behaviors That Prove Cats Are Wild at Heart

Your cat may enjoy all the comforts of domestic life, but a little bit of lion is inside every feline, no matter how pampered they may be. You’d be surprised at how many of your cat’s odd behaviors can be traced back to their wild relatives. Our team at Ambleside Animal Hospital answers the question [...]

Did you Know? 10 Unusual Animal Facts

One of the reasons the veterinary field is so attractive is because each species we encounter has unique features. With more than one million known animal species, we are always continuing to learn more about the animals under our care, making no two days alike. And, the more we know about our furry, slimy, scaly, [...]

Leave It Alone! Top Food Toxins in Pets

Pets don’t always have the most discerning palates. On any given day, your dog or cat may sample earthworms, cardboard, their own fur, or another animal’s feces. Although those choices are inadvisable, they are somewhat less troubling to your pet’s health than many everyday ingredients found in your own kitchen.  That’s right. While watching your [...]

Spooky Sounds—Noise Aversion in Pets

Imagine that you are quietly living your normal life. Then, one random night, the entire neighborhood, including your family, are dressed in unrecognizable garb, and making unusual noises. Creepy strangers of all sizes are ringing your doorbell, shouting loudly, and holding out bags and buckets. Bizarre decorations adorn your once cozy home, and startling sounds [...]

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