10 Holiday Hazards to Your Pet

10 Holiday Hazards to Your Pet

It can be hard not to get excited about the holidays. Halls are decked, all is bright, and there just might be some chestnuts roasting on an open fire somewhere. Although we may not give our seasonal decorations and food a second thought, we at Cody Pet...

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Giving Pets as Gifts

Giving Pets as Gifts

It's beginning to look at lot like Christmas! Perhaps you've already completed your gift list, or you're still brainstorming ideas of what to give to your loved ones. If you're considering gifting a pet to someone who made the nice list this year, think...

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Signs of Holiday Stress in Your Dog

Signs of Holiday Stress in Your Dog

Things are abuzz with the holidays around Norfolk. Decorations are going up, delicious baked goods abound, and people are spreading cheer. We humans anticipate the bustle and can cope with the extra stress that can come about this time of year. However,...

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Preventing Holiday Stress for Your Pets

Preventing Holiday Stress for Your Pets

It's November, which means we've officially entered the holiday season. You may have already starting preparing for Thanksgiving by reserving a turkey at the grocery store or combing through different pie recipes. The holidays can be a busy and stressful...

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A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Technician

A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Technician

It's National Veterinarian Technician Week! When you visit our clinic with your furry friend, you might notice that a veterinary technician handles much of your appointment. But what exactly does a veterinary technician do?Veterinary technicians receive...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

3 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

It's getting chillier here in Norfolk, and Halloween is just around the corner. Soon, it'll be time for costumes, pumpkins, and lots of sugary treats. Whatever festivities you're participating in this Halloween, keep in mind that the spooky holiday isn't...

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Bonding with Your Cat

Bonding with Your Cat

In honor of National Healthy, Happy Cat Month, we're talking about bonding with your cat. Despite having a reputation of being aloof and independent, you can form a bond with your feline friend. These tips from PetMD will help you build a long-lasting...

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Enriching Environments for Indoor Cats

Enriching Environments for Indoor Cats

September is National Happy, Healthy Cat Month, and this month, Cody Pet Hospital is highlighting ways you can help your cat thrive.While many animal health experts agree that cats are safest when kept indoors, your feline friends still need an enriched...

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6 Tips for Road Trips with Your Dog

6 Tips for Road Trips with Your Dog

With the end of summer in sight, many of us are hopping in the car to squeeze in just one more summer getaway before school starts. If your road trip plans include any four-legged friends, it's good to keep the following safety tips in mind.Practice first....

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Finding the Right Shelter Animal for You

Finding the Right Shelter Animal for You

August 1 is the Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs! Walking into shelters and seeing animals in need of a forever home can be extremely moving. Many of us find ourselves wanting to leave with every dog and cat in the place. While it's admirable to want to...

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