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  • Yay! You are getting a new puppy!

    Apr 25 2022

    So, you are getting a new puppy! This is a very exciting time for sure, but also a time when adequate information and preparation will be very helpful. Hopefully you…

  • Planning for veterinary care

    Apr 01 2022

    Although pets can certainly provide lots of love and companionship, the costs of owning a pet can add up. Veterinary bills can certainly add to this, especially if they are…

  • Behind the scenes – the life of a vet tech

    Mar 03 2022

    Have you ever thought it would be fun and exciting to be a veterinary technician? Have you ever wondered what a vet tech does all day? The duties of a...
  • Traveling with your pet

    Jan 27 2022

    When traveling with your pet, there are many things to take into consideration. Some pets are great travelers and some get very stressed. Several things to consider when deciding whether…

  • Helping your dog tolerate the cold

    Dec 22 2021

    Some dog breeds are better suited for cold weather than others. A Siberian Husky will tolerate and enjoy cold weather much better in most cases than a Chihuahua, but there…

  • Scratch here, not there

    Nov 22 2021

    Here at Waukesha Animal Hospital we have made the decision to no longer perform declaw surgeries on cats. Declawing is a surgical amputation and is not medically necessary or beneficial…

  • Helping your cat lose extra pounds

    Sep 13 2021

    Pudgy, overweight cats are cute, right? We give them nicknames like “butterball”, “pudgy” or “tubby”. However, while it may look cute, it can be detrimental to your cat’s health and…

  • Helping your dog shed extra pounds

    Aug 16 2021

    So the veterinarian has told you your dog should lose some weight. Is it really that big of a deal? After all, he/she looks cute a little pudgy and seems…

  • Heartworm disease treatment – part 3 in a 3 part series

    Jul 19 2021

    Our last 2 blog posts discussed heartworm disease and prevention. This blog post is the 3rd and last in the series that will discuss diagnosing and treating heartworm disease in…

  • Heartworm prevention – Part 2 in a 3 part series

    Jun 07 2021

    In our last blog post we talked about heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Heartworm disease is serious and life threatening for both species but is much easier to diagnose…