Knowing the Signs of Pet Cancer Could Save a Life

Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs and cats, particularly when the animal is over age 10. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 50 percent of senior dogs and 33 percent of senior cats die of some type of cancer. No matter what the age of...

Come See Us When Your Pet is Well

October is National Pet Wellness Month. This purpose of this awareness campaign is to help pet owners understand the importance of preventive care. Visiting Lindale Pet Hospital once a year when your pet is not sick or injured gives Dr. Koten the opportunity to check...

It’s Happy Healthy Cat Month

Although your cat probably thinks it should be every month, September is officially Happy Cat Month. The love and care you provide your cat makes a big difference in his longevity and overall well-being. Cats are wonderful companions who really ask for so little in...

An Immunized Pet is a Healthy Pet

It’s August, which means that National Immunization Month is here. Just like people, animals need vaccines to protect them from the devastating effects of several contagious diseases. Keeping up with your pet’s regularly scheduled vaccines is one of the...

Pets Need Exercise Too

Did you know that July is National Recreation and Parks Month? Although this awareness campaign is directed at getting humans to exercise and enjoy the great outdoors, it’s important to remember that pets also need physical activity. Besides keeping his weight...

Still Don’t Have a Microchip for Your Pet?

It only takes a few seconds for your pet to be lost forever, like when you’re busy with other things and she slips out the front door to take off after a squirrel. The experience is so common that the American Humane Society estimates one in three pets will get...

May is Responsible Animal Guardian Month

To help foster a more respectful attitude towards animals and encourage people to honor their responsibilities towards them, In Defense of Animals (IDA) has declared May to be Responsible Animal Guardian Month. Having a respectful attitude towards our pets starts with...

Don’t Lose Your Pet to Heartworm Disease

Heartworm is a common parasite in dogs, cats, ferrets, and several mammal species. During National Heartworm Prevention Month, we urge you to learn more about the transmission, symptoms, and treatment of this parasite. Left untreated, heartworm disease can cause...

Welcome to National Pet Food Nutrition Month

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? Although originally started to promote the importance of human nutrition, the veterinary industry has adapted this awareness campaign to its own needs. As a pet owner, providing the best nutrition for your dog, cat,...

Dental disease is the most common disease in dogs and cats.

Does your pet have it? It’s time to schedule their yearly checkup today and find out. It’s that time of year again. Love, hugs and chocolate are on everyone’s mind. For your pet, the first two come out way on top! (Chocolate is a no-no, but you already knew that!)...