7 Signs of Pain in Your Pet

7 Signs of Pain in Your Pet

Our furry friends can often suffer from pain for weeks, months, or even years without complaint. We at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital want to share the following signs of pain in your pet so that you can get them relief at the first hint of discomfort. #1: Overgrooming...

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When Your Pet is Also Your Coworker

When Your Pet is Also Your Coworker

Are you continuing to work from home? Being around your pet during the workday has its perks, but our furry friends can also become a distraction. They may not understand why you're around but not able to cuddle with them, give them attention, or play with them. Check...

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Are You Ready to Foster a Pet?

Are You Ready to Foster a Pet?

Being a pet foster parent is an excellent way of lending a helping hand in your community. But before you apply to foster a pet waiting for their forever family, there are some significant questions to consider. Does my foster pet need to be comfortable around small...

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What Are Zoonotic Parasites?

What Are Zoonotic Parasites?

Your pet could be carrying parasites known as zoonotic parasites. These can be transmitted from pets to people. Until your pet is dewormed for parasites, your family can be at risk of zoonotic parasitic infections. Some pets are born with intestinal worms (which are...

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Watch Out for These Easter Hazards for Pets

Watch Out for These Easter Hazards for Pets

All of us at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital hope you have a Happy Easter! To avoid celebrations leading to a trip to the veterinary emergency room for your furry friend, watch out for these Easter hazards. Chocolate and candy — Easter ranks right up there...

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Helpful COVID-19 Facts for Pet Owners

Helpful COVID-19 Facts for Pet Owners

We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused extra stress and brought up concerns over caring for our pets. Here three facts to help you and your pet stay safe and healthy.#1: Rely on reputable sources for current COVID-19 informationWhile you can turn to...

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Protecting Your Pet From the Spring Surge of Parasites

Protecting Your Pet From the Spring Surge of Parasites

Spring is around the corner, and as the weather warms up, parasites will be making their surge. Ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes are fans of nice weather like we are. Be sure to protect your pet by following these tips.Keep your pet on year-round parasite...

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Tips for Messy Spring Walks with Your Dog

Tips for Messy Spring Walks with Your Dog

Spring can mean both sunnier skies and showers. When it comes to walks with your dog during this season of erratic weather, it can get pretty messy. Here are our tips to keep the mud outside when you walk your pup.#1: Check the forecast before walking your...

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The Correct Diet for Your Cat

The Correct Diet for Your Cat

When you walk down the cat food aisle of a pet store, the options can be overwhelming. Ever wondered what your feline friend requires for their diet?Your cat is an obligate carnivore, meaning they must eat meat to survive. While you don’t have to throw...

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Does Your Cat Have Feline Idiopathic Cystitis?

Does Your Cat Have Feline Idiopathic Cystitis?

Is your cat inappropriately urinating? One of the main causes of this frustrating behavior is feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). If you're a cat owner, read on about the signs of and treatment options for FIC.Feline idiopathic cystitis signsFIC can develop...

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