Pet Health Articles

Prevention of Lyme Disease Month

Prevention of Lyme Disease Month

With spring approaching, you and your pets may be spending more time exploring the outdoors. While this is a great way to spend some quality time with your pet, there are some dangers you should be aware of. Lyme disease is a condition spread by ticks that can...

Frog For a Pet? What You Need to Know Before You Hop to It

Frog For a Pet? What You Need to Know Before You Hop to It

Are you looking for a new exotic pet? Frogs can make excellent pets. However, there are some important things you need to know before bringing a frog into your home. Cloquet Animal Hospital is excited to celebrate National Frog Month by sharing a few tips about frog...

Responsible Pet Owner Month

Responsible Pet Owner Month

Whether you are a longtime pet owner or are new to pet ownership, there are many ways you can improve your pet’s wellbeing and strengthen your special bond. This month Cloquet Animal Hospital is celebrating Responsible Pet Owner Month by sharing some helpful tips for...

National Pet Dental Health Month

National Pet Dental Health Month

At Cloquet Animal Hospital, we are excited to celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month by sharing some helpful tips for taking care of your pet’s dental needs. We’ll discuss the importance of dental health, when to seek veterinary care, and what steps you can take...

Picking the Perfect Gift for Your Pet

Picking the Perfect Gift for Your Pet

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your pet? At Cloquet Animal Hospital, we believe gifts should be fun and engaging. With so many toys and gadgets on the market, we understand that picking the right one can be daunting. However, we’re hoping to make this...

Holiday Pet Safety

Holiday Pet Safety

While the holidays are a wonderful time of year, they can create some unique risks for your pets. At Cloquet Animal Hospital, your pet’s health and safety are a top priority. Based on our years of experience with holiday mishaps, we have put together some helpful tips...

Dealing with the Loss of a Pet During the Holidays

Dealing with the Loss of a Pet During the Holidays

The loss of a pet is always difficult, and it can be especially hard during the holiday season. At Cloquet Animal Hospital, we understand how special pets are and the giant hole they can leave in our hearts. If you are grieving a recent loss, we hope these tips will...

Celebrating National Senior Pet Month

Celebrating National Senior Pet Month

Did you know it’s National Senior Pet Month? Here at Cloquet Animal Hospital, we are celebrating all month long! Advancements in animal health are helping our pets live longer than ever. We’ve put together a few tips to help you embrace this time and help your aging...

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet This Halloween

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet This Halloween

Pet’s are perfect companions on the spookiest night of the year. However, while you’re excited for the magic and ghouls to appear, your pet may begin feeling anxiety from all the holiday anticipation along with the dreaded ring of the doorbell! Luckily, there are some...

5 Reasons to Bring Home a Pitbull

5 Reasons to Bring Home a Pitbull

October is National Pitbull Awareness Month. Pitbulls are loyal, gentle, and obedient animals. However, they’re often unfairly stigmatized as being aggressive. This is because of countless cases of animal cruelty where Pitbulls were forced to fight each other. But in...

7 Ways to Help Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

7 Ways to Help Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

Anxiety in pets is more common than you may think. According to the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, between 20 and 40 percent of dogs taken to a veterinarian suffer from some form of anxiety. One of the most common and...

Why Vaccinate Your Pets?

Why Vaccinate Your Pets?

The importance of immunizations Your pet is a valued member of the family, and we understand that you want to do everything possible to make sure that you’ve got them properly cared for. After all, you buy the good treats, the...

What is Leptospirosis & Should You Be Worried Your Pet May Catch It?

What is Leptospirosis & Should You Be Worried Your Pet May Catch It?

We know the word “leptospirosis” is quite the mouthful, especially if this is the first time you’ve heard of it. However, this bacteria-caused disease continues to become more and more common during summer. Furthermore, your pet could become quite ill if they contract...

5 Top Summer Tips for Your Pets

5 Top Summer Tips for Your Pets

Dehydration and heat-related injuries are a real threat to pets in the summer. Sadly, many pet owners are unaware of the dangers faced by pets when heat starts to rise. Knowing how to spot the signs of dehydration and heatstroke in pets is very important if you want...

Keep Your Dog Safe Around Water This Summer

Keep Your Dog Safe Around Water This Summer

Taking your dog to a local lake can be a great way to help him cool off on a hot summer day. And, after our bitter cold winter, nothing feels better than a dip in Lake Superior or Big Lake! Many dogs are natural swimmers, and you might be surprised at how quickly your...

Fear, Stress and Fireworks Safety

Fear, Stress and Fireworks Safety

4 Tips for Your Pet’s Fourth of July Fears We are looking forward to this year’s Fourth of July celebrations, and we suspect you are, as well. But do you know who rarely enjoys firework shows as much as we do? Pets. Why do pets become so fearful during Fourth of July...

What Your Pet Wishes You Knew About Microchips!

What Your Pet Wishes You Knew About Microchips!

What is the big deal with these tiny pieces of technology called microchips? These tiny, technologically neat devices are responsible for the safe return of tens of thousands of pets every month. What else does your pet wish you knew about microchips? 1. “A microchip...

6 Steps for Dog-Safe Car Travel this Summer

6 Steps for Dog-Safe Car Travel this Summer

Some dogs love cars. Others…well, not so much. No matter if your dog loves car travel or not so much, you want to keep your dog safe. Why does bringing your best buddy along for a road trip take a little extra precaution? Cars are designed to keep people safe,...