Are Your Cat’s Hairballs Normal?

Are Your Cat’s Hairballs Normal?

If you have a cat, chances are you are familiar with hairballs. Test your knowledge of these furry, slimy tubes with our team’s answers to the most frequently asked questions about hairballs.   How are hairballs formed? As cats groom themselves, the tiny...
5 Ways to Show Your Pet the Love

5 Ways to Show Your Pet the Love

Did you know that the first full week in June is Pet Appreciation Week? While you already show your furry friend love every single day, here are five ways you can do something a little extra special.    #1: Set aside extra time for your pet’s favorite activity...
4 Common Pet Microchipping Myths

4 Common Pet Microchipping Myths

Microchipping your pet has some misconceptions surrounding the process and purpose. However, they can make all the difference in the event of an emergency! Our team at the Harbor View Veterinary Hospital highly recommend microchipping your four-legged friend, so...
Which Chews Are Safe For Your Pet?

Which Chews Are Safe For Your Pet?

When you head out the door, you want to ensure your furry pal is entertained and happy while you’re gone, so you toss them a chew toy. But, not all chews are safe for your furry friend! Our team is here to give some tips on how to choose safe toys for your pet.  ...
How to Safely Remove a Tick

How to Safely Remove a Tick

If you find a tick on your pet, do not panic or try to rip the tick out right away. Follow our team’s steps to safely remove a tick.   Step 1: Put on gloves Ticks pose a threat not only to your pet’s health but also your own, as they carry many potentially...