Pets and People Food: The Good, the Bad, and the Dangerous

Slipping your pet a bit of whatever you’re eating is only natural – after all, it’s difficult to resist those adorable, pleading eyes. However, while some people food is perfectly fine for pets, others can create major health problems ranging from gastrointestinal upset to death. Even if the human food you feed your pet is safe, many pets are overweight and simply don’t need the extra calories.

Before you toss your four-legged beggar a scrap from your next meal, stop and think twice. Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic wants to delve deeper into the complicated subject of pets and people food.


When Do It Yourself Pet Remedies Fail

At Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic, we are all about the DIY trend, and we love to peruse websites like Pinterest for home repair and craft projects. Our excitement falls short when it comes to do it yourself pet remedies, however. Read on to learn why DIY is better suited to revamping that old dresser than it is to treating your pet.

Do It Yourself Pet Remedies?

You can find almost anything on the Internet – some of it true, some of it not, and some of it perhaps loosely based in reality. It is hard to sort out who you are getting information from, what their background might be, what bias exists, and how rooted in science the advice truly is.

When your pet comes to visit our expert veterinary staff, you know who you are talking to. Our staff has your pet’s interest at heart and has a professional education behind their names.


Why is My Pet Shaking? Not Always an Easy Answer

If you notice your pet shaking, you may be tempted to bundle him up in a blanket. Being cold is a possible cause, but there are so many other reasons why your furry friend may be trembling.

Some reasons for pet shaking are no big deal, but others require immediate medical attention. Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic is here to help you navigate this common problem.


Help! Is it an Allergic Reaction or Pet Poisoning?

When something is wrong with your pet, the world may seem upside down. Many frantic pet owners turn to the Internet for information. While there is a lot of good information out there, sometimes this can take you down a dark rabbit hole if you are not careful.

Instead of wondering whether your sick pet is experiencing an allergic reaction or pet poisoning, never forget that you can call on us at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic to give real, expert advice.