French Bulldog Health and Care

As a French bulldog lover, you’re likely aware of their irresistible charm, comical expression, and playful personality. But in addition to their one-of-a-kind looks and personality, this popular breed also comes with unique health considerations. To help you ensure your fun-loving “Frenchie” enjoys a long, healthy, and happy life, the Fairfax Veterinary Clinic team has [...]

By |2024-04-25T02:15:50+00:00April 24th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Purr-fectly Natural: Ways to Promote Instinctual Behaviors in Your Cat

Domestic cats have retained their instinctual behaviors after thousands of years of domestication. You have likely witnessed your cat pouncing on a toy mouse, perching high on a cabinet, or hiding in wait for those early morning sneak attacks on your ankle. Domesticated cats’ wild nature is what people love most about them, and to [...]

By |2024-03-19T02:56:00+00:00March 18th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Periodontal Disease Signs in Pets

Like people, pets need healthy teeth and gums to thrive. Unfortunately, periodontal disease, a progressive inflammation of the tissues surrounding the teeth, affects up to 80% to 90% of dogs and 85% of cats by age 3. Early periodontal disease is easy to overlook, and owners often fail to notice that their pet has a [...]

By |2024-02-11T03:22:30+00:00February 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Milk and Cookies, Pet-Style: Pet-Safe Holiday Treats

During the holiday season, you naturally feel extra generous toward your pet. After all, your four-legged friend gifts you with companionship and affection every day of the year—the least you can do is spoil them during the holiday season. Of course, we all know that our overindulgence usually comes at a price—and the same is [...]

By |2023-12-15T03:00:00+00:00December 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Important Facts for Every Pet Owner About Chronic Kidney Disease

Kidney disease (i.e., renal insufficiency, renal failure) affects many pets, particularly older cats and dogs, and has many contributing causes, including: Breed predisposition Dogs — bull terriers, German shepherds, Alaskan malamutes Cats — Persians, Abyssinians, Siamese, Maine Coons Normal aging changes Toxin ingestion (e.g., antifreeze, grapes, raisins, medications) Metabolic diseases (e.g., diabetes, hypertension) Infections (e.g., [...]

By |2023-11-07T04:22:32+00:00November 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Signs Your Pet Needs Veterinary Care

Pets instinctively hide pain and illness, so you can’t count on them to let you know when something is wrong. Instead, paying close attention to your pet’s behavior, attitude, habits, and appearance can alert you to the possibility of a problem and prompt you to schedule a veterinary visit. The Fairfax Veterinary Clinic team shares [...]

By |2023-09-23T17:21:20+00:00September 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Regular Wellness Screening Benefits for Pets

If your pet is young and apparently healthy, you may consider their annual wellness screenings a waste of time and money, but these visits are an essential part of your four-legged friend’s healthcare plan. Our Fairfax Veterinary Clinic team has uncompromising standards for your pet’s medical care, and we explain the many benefits of regular [...]

By |2023-08-12T22:50:00+00:00August 12th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do’s and Don’ts to Protect Pets From Hot Weather

Long, sunny summer days make for great outdoor adventures and family memories, but the heat can be dangerous for pets. High temperatures that people find comfortable often are intolerable for pets, who cannot sweat to cool down. Panting helps dogs—but not cats—dissipate heat, but you must be prepared with more strategies to prevent their body [...]

By |2023-07-13T03:39:06+00:00July 12th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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