Can Your Dog Catch Your Cold?

Can Your Dog Catch Your Cold?

Dogs are great at catching all kinds of things—that sandwich you accidentally dropped, the once-stuffed toy that has no guts left, that tennis ball you’re actually trying to play tennis with… But, can your dog catch your cold?While our cold and flu viruses...

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for Holiday Boarding

5 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for Holiday Boarding

While you want to be surrounded by your family for the holidays, sometimes your four-legged family members don’t make the best traveling companions. If your travel plans don’t include your furry friend, make other arrangements in advance to ensure your pet...

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Fall Safety Tips For Your Pet

Fall Safety Tips For Your Pet

Fall is upon us, and with the cooler fall days, comes some pet dangers to look out for. Here is a list of fall safety tips to keep your pet safe and happy this season.Be Cautious of Rodenticides and Cold Weather PoisonsThe use of rat and mouse poisons...

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Why Fecal Exams Are Important For Your Pet

Why Fecal Exams Are Important For Your Pet

Most humans avoid dog poop at all costs, but us veterinary health care professionals see your dog’s waste as a valuable opportunity to get a good picture of his overall health. Here is why fecal exams are important for your pet's health.What might be...

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Indoor Cat Enrichment Ideas

Indoor Cat Enrichment Ideas

Many animal health experts agree that cats are safest when kept indoors. But, without properly enriched indoor environments, cats become increasingly bored and are likely to gain unhealthy amounts of weight.But how should you enrich your indoor cat’s...

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The Power of Positive Training

The Power of Positive Training

Perhaps your family got a new puppy and are now faced with the need to train him to use the bathroom outside or to walk on a leash or to not jump on visitors in your home. Or, maybe you have an older pup who has always been leash-reactive or never learned...

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Trash Can Dangers For Your Pet

Trash Can Dangers For Your Pet

Pet owners often go to great lengths to feed dogs and cats healthy foods. But despite a proper portion size and the right food choice, many pets still enjoy digging through the trash for extra morsels. Whether pets are acting out of boredom or are simply...

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6 Facts Every Dog Owner Should Know About Heatstroke

6 Facts Every Dog Owner Should Know About Heatstroke

School’s out, the pools are open, and summer is officially here. But summer isn’t all fun and games. The heat of summer can be dangerous for dogs. Here’s what you need to know to keep your pup safe as the temperatures rise.#1: Dogs can’t adequately cool...

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Preparing Your Pet For Summer Emergencies

Preparing Your Pet For Summer Emergencies

Summertime is heading our way in Basking Ridge, NJ! As the temperature gets warmer, we tend to spend more time outside with our pets. With more time outside, it's important to be prepared for summer emergencies that can come your way. If the worst should happen,...

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What You Need To Know About Oronasal Fistulas in Pets

What You Need To Know About Oronasal Fistulas in Pets

Here at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, we focus on thorough physical exams for your pet. Since our pet’s age more rapidly than we do, it is important to have them evaluated more frequently. Regular wellness exams play a critical role in early detection of numerous...

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