Take These 6 Steps to Protect Your Pet From Parasites

As spring approaches with warmer weather, we enjoy spending more time outdoors with family and pets. Parasites also appreciate the milder temperatures and increased host activity, emerging from their winter resting places to feast on your furry pal. However, your pet is still susceptible to parasitic diseases in the winter. Although the temperatures outside may [...]

7 Things Pet Owners Need to Know About Their Pet’s Dental Health

Many people don’t think about their pet’s dental health until they notice an issue. But, your furry friend’s oral care should be addressed each and every day, rather than waiting until your pet struggles to eat because she is in pain. Stay on top of your pet’s oral health by keeping these facts about dental [...]

4 Steps to Help Your Pet Reach a Healthy Weight

The saying, “You are what you eat,” imparts that you need to put good food into your body to be fit and healthy. You make all the decisions about your pet’s nutrition and the quality of her diet, which in turn provides the foundation for her overall health and well-being. Although it’s tempting to spoil [...]

How Bassler Veterinary Hospital Caters to Feline Patients

Here at Bassler Veterinary Hospital, we understand that cats are a unique, wonderful species requiring a soft touch, a gentle hand, and specialized veterinary care. We love cats and want their visit to be as comfortable and stress-free as possible, so we’ve dedicated ourselves to learning the best ways to perform necessary care with unnecessary [...]

Diary of a Wise Feline: Lessons Learned about Holiday Hazards

We sneaked a peek at one of our feline patient’s diaries. We know we shouldn’t have, but we couldn’t resist the opportunity to look into a cat’s mind. Fortunately for you and your pet, this particular kitty’s thoughts are full of wisdom on how to survive the holiday season unscathed. Dear Diary, My favorite time [...]