What Dog Owners Need to Know About Heat Stroke

What Dog Owners Need to Know About Heat Stroke

With summer in full swing and warmer temperatures out, it's essential to be aware of how your dog is coping with the heat. Not to worry! Here's what you need to know about heat stroke in dogs so that you can keep your pup safe.#1: Dogs can't adequately...

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Summer Fun with Your Pets

Summer Fun with Your Pets

With the warmer weather out in Norfolk, we are all excited to spend time outside enjoying the sunshine. It's a great time to venture outdoors with your furry companions! Here are three ways you can include your dog in your summer activities.Walking and...

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These Guinea Pigs Found a Forever Home!

These Guinea Pigs Found a Forever Home!

Update: We are so happy to announce that these two found a loving forever home! These two adorable guinea pigs need a loving home and we hope you'll help us spread the word and find them one.They are 2 months old, both girls and happy, healthy, and cute! Thanks so...

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What To Do If You Find A Lump On Your Pet

What To Do If You Find A Lump On Your Pet

We keep your pet healthy throughout your cat or dog’s life. Annual, and six-month checkups, parasite prevention, and lab work are all done at the right times to keep your pet healthy and happy. At the annual checkup, we will check your pet’s weight, diet, and teeth....

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Knowing Your Pet’s Body Language

Knowing Your Pet’s Body Language

How often does your dog look at you and you find yourself wondering "what are you thinking?" Sometimes even watching them it can be difficult to tell the difference between "playful" and "excited" or "anxious" and "scared". While we know that each pet is unique, we...

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Prevent These in Your Pet

Prevent These in Your Pet

There are many diseases that can be prevented if we take the proper precautions with our pets. April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and we want to talk about this and other preventable diseases that you can take action on for your pet to help keep them...

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Seven Simple Pet Health Goals

Seven Simple Pet Health Goals

Just like we know things we can do to live a better life, did you know there are things we can do for our pets, too? This Spring, let’s help them live their best life. Here are a seven simple goals that you can incorporate into your pet's life to help them live their...

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Household Toxins Pet Owners Should Know

Household Toxins Pet Owners Should Know

March is Poison Prevention Month! We know that you want to protect your pet from anything that could hurt them. With that in mind, here are a few common household items that could prove to be fatal for your pet:Over-the-Counter Drugs. Have a headache? Pop a Tylenol....

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Keep Your Pet Safe On The 4th Of July With These 4 Tips

Keep Your Pet Safe On The 4th Of July With These 4 Tips

The 4th of July in Norfolk is always a fun day of celebration, and we're so excited! We love the fireworks, but our pets might not. Fear can cause a lot of stress and anxiety in our pets, and loud noises are a huge factor in this. These tips will help you provide your...

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Tips for Introducing New Dogs to Your Family

Tips for Introducing New Dogs to Your Family

At Cody Pet Hospital, your pets are family, and their health comes first! Speaking of family, are you thinking of adding another furry member to your family? In order to keep everyone happy and safe when you get a new dog, it’s important to introduce new dogs to your...

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