Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?   November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and because one in 300 dogs and one in 200 cats will contract the condition at some point during their lives, it's critical for pet owners to be aware of potential risks and symptoms. Our...

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Pet-Safe Foods for Thanksgiving

Pet-Safe Foods for Thanksgiving

Pet-Safe Foods for Thanksgiving   Thanksgiving is a food-filled holiday, but it’s not just people who overeat during the festivities. Pets also may overindulge, and too much of a good thing can lead to a messy outcome, like vomiting and diarrhea. In addition, the...

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Keep These 4 Halloween Treats Away from Pets

Keep These 4 Halloween Treats Away from Pets

Keeping your pet safe this Halloween doesn’t have to be tricky! If you keep in mind that the candy bowl is only for trick-or-treaters and not for your fur baby, you can both have a fun, safe October 31st. When celebrating the spookiest holiday of the year, keep the...

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Signs of Pain in Your Cat

Signs of Pain in Your Cat

Although cats have been domesticated for 10,000 years, their instincts still tell them to hide their vulnerabilities, making it difficult to recognize when they are in pain. Please educate yourself on the subtle pain signs your cat may display to help ensure they are...

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How to Have Stress-Free Vet Visits

How to Have Stress-Free Vet Visits

Regular veterinary visits are necessary for your pet's health, but many pet owners delay preventive care because of their pet's behavior or extreme stress at the vet. Don't let anxiety keep your pet out of the examination room by following these five tips to prepare...

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The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

Unsure about your pet's vaccinations? At Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, we are here to educate you on the importance of vaccines and how critical they are to your pet's health.   How do vaccines protect my pet? Your pet’s immune system constantly defends their...

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Back-to-School Considerations for Pets

Back-to-School Considerations for Pets

As summer comes to an end, your kids will be heading back to school. While you may be looking forward to the peace and quiet, your hyper dog may have a different opinion about the change of pace. They will miss the long walks, playtime in the yard, and family trips...

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Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

In the summer, your goal as a pet owner is to enjoy the sun with your pet while keeping them protected from the dangers of heatstroke. You should still go outside to exercise and play with them but take some precautions when doing so. Here are a few ways you can help...

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A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

The 4th of July is a feared holiday in the pet world for many reasons. With very hot weather, fire and gastrointestinal hazards around food, and fireworks going off, your four-legged friend can encounter many dangers. Make your 4th of July celebration into a party for...

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