Wellness Care for Senior Dogs & Cats in Oxford, MS

For the pets that have reached their golden years, wellness care for senior dogs and cats becomes an important part of their health program. Aging affects dogs and cats just like it affects us, causing a variety of changes including arthritis, cataracts, hearing loss, diabetes, and weight gain. To anticipate the changes in your pet’s health and lifestyle, our animal hospital offers services specific to the needs of seniors. Your pet can still enjoy a full and happy life—schedule a visit with your veterinarian to work out a plan that suits them best. Services for Our Seniors Every pet needs
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Cat & Dog Anxiety Awareness in Oxford, MS

Anxiety is something that our pets can also experience, though we may not interpret the signs as such. The problem is that if you do not understand your pet’s behaviors, you might assume they’re trying to cause trouble for attention or some other reason. This can harm your relationship and potentially make your pet’s anxiety even worse. Our animal hospital has seen its share of anxious pets, and as an AAHA-accredited practice that aims to provide less-stress care, we want to do everything we can to help them. How Can I Tell if My Pet is Anxious? Every pet is
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The Importance of Environmental Enrichment for Cats in Oxford, MS

It’s highly recommended that your cat remain indoors in order to have a longer and healthier life, but staying indoors can also interfere with their needs as natural hunters and predators. This can lead to boredom, anxiety, and destructive behaviors in your cat such as: Compulsive overeating and/or over-grooming Chewing and clawing at the furniture Scarfing down their food and regurgitating it shortly after Lashing out at other animals or people Isolating themselves In a worst-case scenario, the stress of not having an enriching environment can cause some cats to develop urinary issues. These can be characterized by urinating outside
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