Can All Dogs Swim? And Other Dog Swimming Tips Worth Knowing | Hastings Veterinary Hospital

Can All Dogs Swim? And Other Dog Swimming Tips Worth Knowing

Does your dog love the water? Many dogs will do anything they can to go for a swim, while many others will do everything in their power to stay dry. There’s no consensus among dogs about whether they like the water. Here’s a big question, however: can all dogs swim? Understanding different breeds and their […]

The Benefits of Pet Insurance You Need to Know About | Hastings Veterinary Hospital

The Benefits of Pet Insurance You Need to Know About

As a pet owner, you have the responsibility of the health, happiness, and overall well-being of your animal. Much like any other life partner, your duties to a pet are in sickness and in health, good times and tough times. One important part of this responsibility is being prepared in case something happens to your […]

Dog Body Language: Signs Everything is Great vs. Trouble | Hastings Veterinary Hospital

Dog Body Language: Signs Everything is Great vs. Trouble

If you’re anything like us, when you see a dog, you immediately want to say hello! However, despite their happy nature, dogs aren’t always ready for a pet. Beyond the basics, such as the wagging tail and the beloved head tilt, our canine friends have a whole vocabulary of body language to let you know […]

"How Can I Keep My Cat Healthy?" 6 Main Things | Hastings Veterinary Hospital

“How Can I Keep My Cat Healthy?” 6 Main Things

In many ways, cats are independent creatures who do fairly well for themselves. However, that doesn’t mean they don’t need our help to stay in the best possible physical condition. There are many, many considerations to be made when it comes to keeping your cat healthy. This isn’t an exhaustive list, but it should be […]

Senior Dog Care Part 3-Blood Testing & X-Rays | Hastings Veterinary Hospital

Senior Dog Care Part 3: Blood Testing & X-Rays

Looking after a senior dog comes with its fair share of challenges. From specialized diets, to lifestyle changes for dogs and humans alike, to dealing with various illnesses, caring for a senior dog isn’t always easy. However, we have a responsibility to our furry friends: looking after them and sticking by their side, through thick […]