By: Jennifer Coates, DVM We all know that exercise and the mental stimulation being outdoors play are key to keeping our dogs healthy and happy, but what should we do when it’s cold outside? When do the risks of spending time in the cold outweigh the benefits of being...read more
We take the health and safety of your pets very seriously. Local veterinarians are closely watching the spread of the Canine Flu. Now that there has been a confirmed case of the H3N2 Dog Flu in Toledo, pet owners need to be more vigilant and consider getting their...read more
Preventing Coyote Conflicts Coyotes are cautious animals that are common throughout Cuyahoga County and all of Ohio. Coyotes have coexisted amongst us in Lakewood for years, rarely being noticed. Today, there are at least three alpha pairs, and their groups, living in...read more
Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages. In the case of senior citizens, “just 15 minutes bonding with an animal sets off a chemical chain reaction in the brain, lowering levels of the fight-or-flight...read more
Best Dog Park: Lakewood Dog Park Your pup pal needs food and water and love and all the pets — he/she is a very good dog, of course. But Fido also needs some exercise, some leash-free fun, and a place where he can sniff dozens of strange, new, exciting butts. But...read more
If you shop at Amazon.com, you now have the ability to not only get great values online at Amazon, but each eligible purchase will have Amazon making a donation to the Lakewood Dog Park through their Amazon Smile program. The donations do not impact the pricing...read more
When giving medication to your dogs you never want to assume that a medication or dosage for a human is compatible or acceptable for your dog. If you are uncertain, please contact your veterinarian or check an online reliable resource. This chart is only a guide,...read more
KELSEY BETH CARPENTER WELLNESS Euthanasia. The word itself makes all our stomachs drop. It is a gift to pets and a curse to owners – having the power to decide is something we are not comfortable with. However, when going through the euthanasia process with your...read more
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