4 Tips for Pet Safety this Fourth of July

Annual Fourth of July fireworks and barbeques are a beloved tradition in our community, but the holiday can be tremendously stressful for pets. Even with many public displays canceled this year due to COVID-19, pets are prone to being startled and running through any exit due to the loud bangs and popping noises from fireworks. Independence Day celebrations are fun for humans, but it’s best if pets are safe at home and kept under the watchful eye of pet parents and guests. These simple Fourth of July pet safety tips will help you keep your cat or dog safe this Independence Day.

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The Absolute Best Pet Care when Bringing a New Pet Home

New pets are incredible additions to the family, and here at Bayside Animal Hospital, we want to help you provide your new cat or dog with the best care as you begin your life together. Caring for a new kitten or puppy’s health requires collaboration with a veterinarian you can trust, as they become your point of contact for all of your pet’s health and wellness needs. At Bayside Animal Hospital, we offer everything from routine wellness exams to emergency services, pet dental, and more. As you embark on a new journey with your pet, please use this short guide to cover all the bases when creating your new cat or dog’s healthcare plan.

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5 Reasons to Order Pet Products Online from Your Vet

Buying pet products online is a convenient way to look after your pet’s health from the comfort of your own home. Many veterinarians have their own pet shops online, where they offer a variety of products from vet-approved distributors. Bayside Animal Hospital’s online pet supply store features everything you need to care for your four-legged friends. From pet medications to dental treatments, pet skincare products, supplements, food, and yummy, nutritious treats! Here are five benefits you can expect from choosing to shop online from your veterinarian–hopefully, that’s us!

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Stay Active with your Pets During COVID-19

The onset of COVID-19 has changed the way we live our daily lives, including activities and daily routines with our pets. With so much more time at home, you’re bound to have some extra cherished time for your pets. But what can you do to stay busy with your furry friend? Here are a few ideas to get you and your furry bestie having a great time together while quarantined during COVID-19.

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The Importance of Cat Health & Wellness Care

February is National Cat Health Month, and here at Bayside Animal Hospital, we’re passionate about helping feline friends live their healthiest, happiest lives. Cats are independent by nature, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need routine veterinary check-ups, dental exams, preventative care, fitness routines, and more to be in the best of health. Cat health and wellness care begins right at home, and we’ve got a few tips to help you get started.

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5 Tips for Training Your Pet New Tricks at any age

At Bayside Animal Hospital, we want to nurture every aspect of your pet’s well-being, including their mental health and social connection with you, their best friend. Pet training is an important part of being a pet parent! Training not only helps improve pet behavior, but it also brings you and your furry friend closer together. Good training instills a sense of calm and trust, and helps your pet understand how you want him or her to behave in social situations.

The following pet tricks may not be very flashy, but they’re some of the best behaviors you can teach your companion.

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6 Tips for Bringing New Pets Home

When it comes to new pets, nobody cares more than our team here at Bayside Animal Hospital. With caring hearts and educated minds, we have the attentive patience and expertise to help you create the happiest and healthiest life for your pets. It can take some time for pets to adjust to your home and become comfortable in social situations, both with other pets and people. Here’s how we suggest helping your pet adjust and socialize once they arrive in your new home.

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Providing the Best Care for Older Pets as they Age

As pets get older, their needs change. Taking care of a senior pet in a new way can easily slip the mind as the years go by, especially if you’ve raised your beloved pet since they were only a few weeks old. While we wish our pets could live longer, it’s important to honor every day we get to spend with them. That’s why the team here at Bayside Animal Hospital is here to do everything we can to ensure that your pet lives the longest and healthiest life possible.

With the help of these older pet care tips, we’ll help you ensure that your four-legged friend is always feeling their best during their golden years. 

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What Pet Insurance Means for Your Pets and Family

Your pets are able to get pet insurance for their veterinary needs, the same way you have your health insurance to help pay for the costs of your medical treatment. Pet wellness and optimum health is more than just stopping by for annual check-ups and vaccines. It also means being prepared for any pet emergency or pet illness that might arise.

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All About Pet Therapy and Animal-Assisted Therapy

Pet therapy has a tremendous impact on people’s lives. The unconditional love and support of an animal can help people open up, heal, and make progress in areas of their lives that were once thought to be unreachable.

There are many different areas of focus when it comes to animal-assisted therapy. All of them share the core belief that animals have the ability to touch hearts and change lives. Here at Bayside Animal Hospital in Kemah, Texas, we believe that every animal can make a difference. While some pets are better-suited for placement as therapy pets than others, we value each pet individually and ensure their health is always a top priority.

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