Canine Ear & Eye Care

Canine Ear & Eye Care

Not all breeds of dog require routine trimming of their coat around the eyes and ears, but all should undergo regular inspection and cleaning around these sensitive areas. It will help prevent the development of infections that could seriously damage these vital...
Problems Facing Older Pets

Problems Facing Older Pets

First let’s identify what constitutes “older,” or in veterinary terms, “geriatric.” for our pets. The American Veterinary Medical Association classifies cats and small dogs as geriatric at 7 years of age. Because larger breed dogs tend to have shorter life spans, they...
Bone Appetit – Thanksgiving Recipes for Pets

Bone Appetit – Thanksgiving Recipes for Pets

Why not celebrate Thanksgiving by creating something special for your best friend? To get you started, we’ve included recipes for Turkey Meatloaf for Doggies, Turkey and Cranberry Dog Treats and Kitty’s Roasted Turkey Medallions. Bone Appetit! Turkey Meatloaf for...
A Comprehensive Guide To Pet First Aid

A Comprehensive Guide To Pet First Aid

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO PET FIRST AID This guide is brought to you courtesy of New Mexican Kennels. All the information in this article is provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association. To download a PDF file of this Guide, click here.   FIRST AID KIT...
A Snake Bite Is Always An Emergency

A Snake Bite Is Always An Emergency

Spring is the breeding season for rattlesnakes. Rattlesnake bites occur frequently during this time of year, and well into the summer. In the warmer parts of New Mexico snake bites can occur year round. Immediate veterinary attention is required with all pet snake...