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Are Hairballs Normal for Cats?

Are Hairballs Normal for Cats?

Part of cat ownership involves coming across furry, slimy tubes, otherwise known as hairballs. Depending on your cat’s hair coat length, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about your feline friend’s health. We at Northwood...

At-Home Dental Care Options for Pets

At-Home Dental Care Options for Pets

Some pets hate the vacuum, others hate fireworks, but for some, there's nothing worse than being confronted with a toothbrush! If toothbrushing isn’t an option for your pet, support their dental health with some of these methods from our veterinary team at Northwood...

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

Your Pet and Your Christmas Tree

Your Pet and Your Christmas Tree

For many, December means that it is time to rock around the Christmas tree. Keep in mind that there are a host of hazards that your Christmas tree can cause for your furry pal. Our team has compiled some safety tips to keep your furry companion safe during the...

10 Common Signs of Cancer in Pets

10 Common Signs of Cancer in Pets

As pets get older, they are more likely to develop cancer. But one of the best ways to help your furry friend is to know the signs so that you can quickly get them the treatment they need. Our team has put together this list of 10 cancer signs commonly seen in pets. ...

Halloween Costume Safety Tips

Halloween Costume Safety Tips

As the spookiest of seasons approaches, you may already be planning your furry friend's Halloween costume! But keep in mind that not all costumes are safe for your beloved companion. Our team here at Northwood Hills Animal Hospital has some tips to ensure that they...