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Pet Care Tips

Our La Pine veterinarians share a variety of tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

You love your pup and want to give them their best chance at a long and happy life, that's where regular preventive veterinary care comes in. But exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our La Pine vets explain...

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Advice on How To Travel With a Cat

Advice on How To Travel With a Cat

Are you planning a trip and want to bring your cat? Should you take your cat on a trip? Our La Pine veterinarians offer some advice on how to travel with a cat to make the journey easier for both you and your beloved pet.

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Your Puppy's First Veterinary Appointment

Your Puppy's First Veterinary Appointment

The first visit to your veterinarian is critical for your puppy's long-term health and well-being. Our La Pine veterinarians explain our preventive care priorities for your young puppy's first appointment, as well as some of the common conditions we will look for.

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How to Treat Cat Gingivitis

How to Treat Cat Gingivitis

Cats' dental issues can be excruciatingly painful. Gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease in cats over the age of three, and it affects up to 85% of them. With proper care, this stage can be reversed, and our La Pine veterinarians will help you get there.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a life-threatening condition seen in La Pine dogs, ferrets and cats. In today's post, our vets explain why prevention is far better than treatment when it comes to heartworm disease.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a large number of serious diseases making them dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our La Pine vets explain how these parasites thrive, including which signs to look out for, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our La Pine vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Yearly fecal exams for your dog or cat are the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your La Pine vet the opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious issues arise.

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New Patients Welcome

We are accepting new patients to our La Pine vet clinic. Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of all pets in Central Oregon. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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