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Back-to-School Tips for Pets

Back-to-School Tips for Pets

3 Tips to Help Your Dog Beat Back-to-School Boredom Summer is coming to an end, which means your kids will be heading back to school soon. While you may be looking forward to a quiet home, your playful pooch may have a different opinion about the change of pace. Help...

Common Water Dangers for Pets

Common Water Dangers for Pets

Ready for some fun in the sun with your furry friend? Before you jump into the pool with your furry friend, read our team's list of common water dangers for pets.   #1: Your pet is unable to swim effectively Swimming is natural for four-legged creatures, right?...

Making a Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

Making a Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

With July 4th right around the corner, you'll want to make sure your furry friend also enjoys the holiday. Follow our team's tips to ensure that the whole family enjoys the July 4th celebration.   #1: Create a healthy barbecue menu for your pet Few things cause...

4 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

4 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

Check out the following tips from our team at Washington Family Veterinary Clinic to ensure your camping adventure goes smoothly.    #1: Take your pet on a camping trial run Have a trial run in your backyard to see how your pet will handle sleeping in a tent....

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

We love seeing our canine companions in a happy-go-lucky mood, but what happens when they aren't feeling like themselves? Humans aren't the only ones capable of experiencing anxiety. Our dogs can too. The Washington Family Veterinary Clinic team wants to help you...

Benefits of Pet Health Insurance

Benefits of Pet Health Insurance

If your pet requires emergency surgery or develops a life-threatening illness, treatment can come with a hefty price tag. Being forced to choose between your pet’s necessary care and putting food on your table is an impossible situation, but pet health insurance can...

5 Common Heartworm Myths

5 Common Heartworm Myths

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month! We know heartworm disease can be a confusing topic, so our team is addressing common heartworm myths to help pet owners understand the importance of year round-prevention.  Myth: I’ll know if my pet has heartworm disease...

What Are Anal Glands in Pets?

What Are Anal Glands in Pets?

What's that smell? If your pooch is scooting along the carpet or you've noticed a horrible smell coming from their tail end, your pet may be experiencing anal gland issues.    What are anal glands in pets? Anal glands are two small, oval-shaped sacs that sit...