Unspoken Bonds: How Your Pet Says “I Love You”

pets showing affection.

Making pets feel loved and appreciated is just part of being a responsible pet parent, and while pets might not use words to express their affection toward us, our furry family members speak their own love language—and it’s up to us to listen.

At Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care, we know that bonding with your pet is important, so we’re here to help pet families understand the love language of pets.


Understanding Pet Microbiomes: How Gut Health Affects Overall Well-being

pet gut health.

The phrase “you are what you eat” never rang so true. In fact, there is an interesting area of biology that we are really just beginning to discover with some pretty impressive effects on the body. Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care is excited to share more about pet gastrointestinal health that can make a difference to overall well being!


Exploring Natural Solutions: Holistic Remedies for Common Pet Ailments

holistic pet care.

Natural pet remedies are becoming more mainstream, and at Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care, we believe that homeopathic remedies for animals can offer the perfect complement to cutting-edge veterinary care—as long as they’re used properly and under a veterinarian’s supervision. 

To help answer common questions about natural pet supplements, our team has put together a list of some of our favorite holistic pet care hacks.


Pet DNA Testing: Revealing More Than Just Heritage

pet breeds.

Gene technology has come such a long way. It is pretty exciting to be able to just spit in a tube and learn all about your ancestry and background. We have made some pretty incredible advances in the animal world, too. Now you can have pet heritage testing completed as well. While Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care thinks that this is pretty interesting stuff, we also wanted to be sure that our readers understand that genetic testing for pets is not just all about breeds—there can be some pretty valuable medical implications of pet DNA testing as well.


Responding to the Call: Veterinarians in Action During Disasters and Emergencies

veterinary emergencies.

When disaster strikes, people and pets alike pay the price. Unfortunately, it can be difficult, if not impossible, for people to bring their companion animals with them to shelters during times of crisis. During Hurricane Katrina, an estimated 44% of New Orleans residents who refused to evacuate did so because they couldn’t bear to leave their pets behind. 

With the post-Katrina passing of the Pet Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act, things have gotten a little bit better. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) now helps fund pet rescues and pet-friendly emergency shelters during natural disasters. 

And that’s where veterinarians come in. Here at Animal Medical Hospital & 24-Hour Urgent Care, we want to recognize how veterinarians spring into action during disasters and emergencies. 


Advancing Emergency Care: Innovative Diagnostic Tools for Swift Intervention in Veterinary Medicine

emergency veterinary diagnostics.

Time is money, and in the case of a veterinary emergency, it can be the difference between life and death. At Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care we know that quick action and efficient diagnosis in our emergency care services can mean better outcomes. We are always working to stay abreast of advancements in veterinary medicine and utilizing innovative diagnostic tools to offer the best care for pets possible. 


The Journey of Pet Rehabilitation Therapy 

pet rehabilitation.

When we hear the phrase rehabilitation therapy, we might think of humans who have been injured or who are recovering from surgery. This medical discipline is not limited to people, though. Pet rehabilitation can be incredibly beneficial for our four-legged patients. Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care knows that this growing area of veterinary medicine can be invaluable to pet recovery from surgery, injury, or chronic conditions. 


Paws for Concern: Understanding and Treating Allergies in Dogs

pet allergies.

Allergy season is no one’s favorite time of year. When our pets are affected, it can be even less fun. Unfortunately, dog allergies are a commonly diagnosed veterinary issue. Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care has what you need to know, though, for canine allergies. 


The Importance of After-Hours Care for Your Pet

pet in pain.

Sometimes a pet needs help, and it just can’t wait. Emergency pet care is a true need, and Animal Medical Hospital & 24-Hour Urgent Care is honored to offer 24-hour veterinary care so that we can be there when you need us most. 


A Pet Owner’s Guide to Common Emergencies

Pet emergency.

The best time to prepare a pet emergency preparedness plan is before you bring your furry companion home for the first time. The second-best time is now. So we’re glad you’re here! In this guide, you’ll learn what you need for a pet first aid kit. You’ll also learn the signs of some common pet emergencies. 

Keep in mind that all pet first aid measures should immediately be followed by a trip to the vet. Our team [link to Our Veterinarians page] at Animal Medical Hospital is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We provide advanced ICU care and emergency surgery to help treat your pet’s life-threatening conditions