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Understanding Veterinary Professional Mental Health Issues

Many people consider working in veterinary medicine a dream job, but veterinary professionals face vast challenges such as staff shortages, compassion fatigue, burnout, and significant student debt. Our Dietz Family Pet Hospital team explains the issues that may be affecting your veterinary professionals’ mental wellbeing and how you can help. Staff shortages affect veterinary professionals [...]

9 Pet Obesity Facts

Chubby pets may be cute, but they are also at increased risk for serious health complications. Pet obesity is a growing epidemic, and overweight pets tend to live about two years less than healthy weight pets. Our Dietz Family Pet Hospital team doesn’t want your pet’s excess weight to hamper your bond, and we provide [...]

Nose-to-Tail Tips for Grooming Your Pet at Home

You are not alone if, when you think of pet grooming, you immediately picture a fluffy poodle poof or a parade of fancy dogs vying for best in show. However, regular grooming is more than just an exercise in vanity, the tasks are essential for your pet's health and wellbeing. Unless your pooch is headed [...]

Where Should I Get a New Pet?

Deciding to welcome home a new pet is exciting, but you must determine where you will find them. Should you adopt from a shelter or rescue, or buy from a breeder or pet store? Each option presents challenges and advantages, and your experiences, knowledge, and personal beliefs will undoubtedly influence your choice. Our Dietz Family [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Giardia in Dogs

You do your best to protect your canine companion from all potential dangers. Of course, health threats are ubiquitous, lurking everywhere. One such threat is Giardia, an intestinal parasite that can result in severe and foul-smelling gastrointestinal (GI) upset. To help prevent your pet from contracting this organism, read our Dietz Family Pet Hospital team’s [...]

Helpful Information

Summer Heat Stroke... Is your dog at risk? Everyone has heard the expression “sweating like a pig”- but that couldn’t be farther from the truth! Pigs don’t have sweat glands- that’s why they prefer the mud to help them stay cool. What about your cats and dogs? Their sweat glands are minimal- located in their [...]

Tips for a Pet-Safe Holiday Season

The holidays are a magical time of year, but they can be dangerous for your four-legged friend. Our Dietz Family Pet Hospital team doesn’t want a veterinary emergency to spoil your festive celebration, and we offer tips for a pet-safe holiday season. Tips for a pet-safe holiday feast Food, glorious food! The holidays would not [...]

Stop & Smell The Roses… Or Your Fingers!

We recently had a visit from one of our favorite clients because her rambunctious Labrador wasn’t feeling well. The normally bouncy pet was acting lethargic and more importantly he seemed painful. The only event that might be related to his illness was the sudden appearance of a growth on his chest. Due to an impending [...]

Jack, Please Act Your Breed!

In our practice, I am lucky to see quite a few Shelties. They are a great breed, with a quiet nobility, a majestic stature, and a discerning nature which let’s all gazing upon them know that they are, in fact, the royalty of breeds. And then… there is Jack. When Jack’s family first brought him [...]

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