• Dog Bite Prevention Week | Winslow Animal Hospital Dog & Cat

    13 days ago - By Winslow Animal Hospital

    Dog bite prevention week is a nation-wide effort to protect against dog bites. For those of us in the veterinary industry, we have to practice carefully. Dogs who feel threatened or who are in pain are especially likely to bite. When we provide examinations or vaccines for anxious pets, we are especially careful not to be bitten!
    Not everyone has our specialized training, however. Children are especially likely to be bitten, which is why we have included information below on how to greet a dog.
    According to the American Veterinary Medical Association:
    Tens of million of American households...
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  • Flea & Tick Season 2018 | Winslow Animal Hospital Dog & Cat

    Flea & Tick Season 2018 | Winslow Animal Hospital Dog & Cat

    13 days ago - By Winslow Animal Hospital

    Flea and Tick Season
    The bitter cold and winter storms are behind us now. As the temperature rises and allows us to again spend long hours out in the beauty of the great outdoors, the risk of flea and tick problems rises as well. While fleas and ticks can find their way to your pet at any time of the year, this is the time where we see an uptick in the number of patients with fleas and ticks. Many pet owners have stopped their flea and tick prevention in the winter months, when these parasites struggle most, but they need to start them up again quickly! As soon as the weather is warm...
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