Please note: We will be closing at 12 pm on Friday, Dec. 24th, and CLOSED Saturday, Dec. 25th – Sunday, Dec. 26th.
When Hairballs Are a Problem for Your Cat

When Hairballs Are a Problem for Your Cat

While cat owners know that their feline friends will cough up the occasional hairball, but they shouldn’t be hacking up hairballs several times per week. This could indicate a more serious issue.Small piles of vomit mixed with fur are often mistaken for...

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3 Helpful Facts for Pet Owners About COVID-19

3 Helpful Facts for Pet Owners About COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact so much of our daily lives, you might be concerned about how to keep your pet safe. Check out these three facts to help you and your pet stay safe and healthy during this time.#1: Rely on reputable sources for...

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Socializing Your Puppy

Socializing Your Puppy

An essential part of puppy health is socialization, which will benefit your furry friend for his or her lifetime. Read on to learn more about what proper socialization is and tips to help you socialize your pup.Without positively exposing your puppy to new...

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Tips for Stormy Spring Walks With Your Dog

Tips for Stormy Spring Walks With Your Dog

As spring approaches in Norfolk, we'll likely see some erratic weather. Showers can muddy up trails and yards, making walks with our canine companions pretty messy. You can avoid bringing the mess into your home after a walk by following these tips.1....

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What Your Cat Says Through Body Language

What Your Cat Says Through Body Language

You've likely noticed the different physical cues your cat gives in different situations. But do you know what they mean? When you familiarize yourself with what signs to look for, you can start to learn what your cat is communicating. Here's a guide to...

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Your Cat is a Meat-Eater, and Here’s Why

Your Cat is a Meat-Eater, and Here’s Why

Cats don't eat meat just because they think it's delicious—they need meat to survive. You don’t have to throw your kitty a raw steak every night for dinner, but meat products must make up the majority of her diet, whether dry kibble, canned food, or a...

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How Your Pet’s Mental and Physical Health Are Linked

How Your Pet’s Mental and Physical Health Are Linked

Pets who suffer from anxiety, fear, boredom, and stress tend to be more likely to develop various physical medical conditions. We at Cody Pet Hospital want to share some examples of conditions brought on by poor mental health. Destructive behaviors When we ask our...

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Easing Your Pet’s Stiff Joints This Winter

Easing Your Pet’s Stiff Joints This Winter

The cold winter weather can spell higher levels of discomfort for arthritic pets. Help ease your pet's stiff and achy joints with these tips.  Keep walkways free from ice and snow Young pets whiz by senior dogs when venturing outdoors in icy conditions, unafraid of...

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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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