How to Keep Your Cat Happy and Safe During Christmas | Cat Care Tips | Hastings Veterinary Clinic

How to Keep Your Cat Happy and Safe During Christmas

Christmas is the busiest time of the year for everyone. There’s so much to do, especially if you are planning to have family and loved ones visit this year. The tree needs to be decorated, there’s planning and shopping for gifts to do, there’s food and baking to prepare for…the list goes on. What about […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Dog | Hastings Veterinary Clinic

Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Dog

Christmas is here again, and you’re ticking off each person on your shopping list. But wait—did you forget about Fido? Maybe you’re not sure what to give your dog for a Christmas present. Fortunately, we have a lot of gift ideas for dogs to offer you including lots of DIY (do it yourself) gift ideas. […]

Call a Veterinarian If Feline Herpes Virus Strikes Kitty

Call a Veterinarian If Feline Herpes Virus Strikes Kitty

One of the most common causes of upper respiratory infection in cats is the feline herpes virus. This virus is also known as rhinopneumonitis (FVR), the rhinotracheitis virus, and the feline herpesvirus type 1 (FHV-1). They all sound like worrisome illnesses but, fortunately, this virus as well as its variations are quite common and can […]

7 Fun Rainy Day Indoor Activities With Your Dog You’ll Both Enjoy

7 Fun Rainy Day Indoor Activities With Your Dog You’ll Both Enjoy

Sure, your dog needs to go outdoors for a daily walk or two, but sometimes you need to cut the dog walk short because of rainy or even stormy weather. Don’t worry about doing that, because there are a lot of fun rainy day indoor activities with your dog you can both enjoy! Workouts and […]

Ask an Expert: Abnormal Dog Nails | Hastings Veterinary Clinic

Ask an Expert: Abnormal Dog Nails

Q: My dog has been losing nails and some nails are bent out of shape. Why could his nails be abnormal? A: Dogs that have an active lifestyle or dogs walked on pavement generally wear their nails short. Nails that are prone to fall easily or appear abnormal in shape and size are signs of […]