Heartworm: Facts or Myths

Heartworm: Facts or Myths

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month! Join us as we debunk common heartworm myths to help pet owners understand the importance of year-round prevention.  Myth: I’ll know if my pet has heartworm disease Truth: Once your pet has been bitten by an infected...
Crazy Canine Behaviors Explained

Crazy Canine Behaviors Explained

Dogs can be weird creatures, often leaving their owners scratching their heads in bewilderment. Our team explains the reasons behind some of your pooch’s oddest behaviors.  #1: Your dog scoots along the carpet Many people believe dogs drag their rear ends along the...
Household Toxins You Should Know About

Household Toxins You Should Know About

As a pet owner, you definitely know how much care and time goes into keeping them safe. For Pet Poison Prevention Month, our team wanted to share with you some of the common household toxins for pets that you should know about.   Drugs. Have a headache? Pop a...
5 Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

5 Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

It’s March, and as it warms up, many of us will be heading outside to get our yards into tip-top shape. But if your pets spend time in the yard, too, beware of some of the outdoor items that could be toxic. The team at Akaal Pet Hospital put together this quick...
What Are Persistent Deciduous Teeth?

What Are Persistent Deciduous Teeth?

If your pet has baby teeth that haven’t fallen out, despite the adult teeth pushing their way through, these baby teeth can cause problems. Persistent deciduous teeth, or baby teeth that refuse to fall out, can lead to many difficulties with your pet’s permanent...
Why Your Dog May Be Licking Their Paws

Why Your Dog May Be Licking Their Paws

Does your dog’s slurping sound as they lick their paws constantly keep you awake? Many pet owners become frustrated by the non-stop paw-licking, and want to help their dogs overcome this condition. Our team here at Akaal Pet Hospital has put together three of the most...