The Gift That Keeps on Giving: West Park Animal Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

It has been the most wonderful time of the year, and we have so much to be grateful for. West Park Animal Hospital has been a part of the Cleveland, Lakewood, and Fairview Park pet care community for many years and we have you to thank. We’ve had a busy and exciting year, and we’re so glad to have shared so much of it with our clients and their pets.

Hopefully, we’ve given back a little to you with the exceptional pet care and client service that we strive for. A part of that has been to provide you with timely, educational topics that interest and inform you on our pet care blogs. With that, we’ve taken some time to compile West Park Animal Hospital’s Top 5 pet care blogs of 2018, and we hope you enjoy looking back with us!

West Park Animal Hospital’s Top 5 Blogs of 2018

#5: Cats Need Health Care, Too! 5 Things to Remember About Cat Health
There are more pet cats than dogs, but we see far less of them than their canine counterparts. This is due in part because dogs typically don’t put up a fight when it’s time to zoom around in the car. However, feline absence stems from something far worse than travel fears. Keep reading…

Glucosamine for Pets can help senior pet pain

#4: Fun in the Sun: Sunscreen and Bug Spray for Pets
Pets who enjoy the outdoors during the summer months are prone to some of the same nuisances as their human counterparts are. Sunburn and bug bites are no fun for anyone, two legged or four.  Learn what pet owners need to know about sunscreen and bug spray for pets. Continue reading…

#3: Lost and Found Pets: What to Do With a Found Pet
At some point or another it’s likely that you will play the role of the Good Samaritan who comes across a scared cat under a porch or rescues a confused and frightened dog from a street or alley. Once we address the emergency at hand – that is, ensuring the pet is kept safe from immediate danger – we then find ourselves in the position to ask, “Now what?” Read on!

#2: Top 5 Reasons Maine Coon Cats Are Awesome!
Friendly, furry, and intelligent are general attributes of many cat breeds, but Maine Coon cats are especially friendly, furry, and intelligent. In fact, they’re quite adaptable and seem to get along with everyone (kids, dogs, and other cats included). They also have one of the longest and most beautiful coats out there and even enjoy playing fetch and walking on a leash! For these reasons and more, Maine Coon cats are among the top three cats registered by the Cat Fanciers Association. Meow?

#1: Corneal Ulcers in Pets: A Common Problem
Perhaps the most frequent eye problem that we see in our pet patients is the corneal ulcer. Pets with this problem often squint the eye, have tearing, or maybe even redness and swelling. These eye ulcers can be extremely painful and vary in severity from no big deal to an emergency situation. Read more…

Looking Forward To The Future

We hope you keep reading our blog, and that it continues to give back to you as you have new questions and need new information. If there’s a topic we missed, please don’t hesitate to contact us to let us know what else you’d like to see.

From all of our team at West Park Animal Hospital, we hope you have a safe, fun, and happy New Year! We’ll see you in 2019!