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Healthy Weight for Your Best Friend

Healthy Weight for Your Best Friend

Keeping your best friends at a healthy weight is important. Check out how we can help you with dietary counseling.

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7 Trainer-Approved Puppy Housebreaking Tips

7 Trainer-Approved Puppy Housebreaking Tips

Patience is key when it comes to housebreaking because every pup will pick up the process at his own pace.

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My Dog Won’t Stop Eating Grass. What’s Going On?

My Dog Won’t Stop Eating Grass. What’s Going On?

Who hasn’t wondered, “Why does my pet eat grass?” The truth is there isn’t one clear reason.

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Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping your pet will make a big difference if they wander out of your yard or get lost for any other reason.  Check out our services for more information.

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How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

Overnight stays away from home can be stressful for your dog — and for you.  Check out our boarding services.  

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Cat Exercise: Keeping Your Kitty in Good Shape

Cat Exercise: Keeping Your Kitty in Good Shape

While most cats will never learn to run on a treadmill, no matter how much catnip you offer, almost all cats do benefit greatly from some form of regular physical activity. 

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Arthritis And Your Pet

Arthritis And Your Pet

Arthritis can affect your aging pet. We will be with you every step of the way. Please check out our Silver Whiskers program.

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Why Grooming Your Dog Is Great for His Health

Why Grooming Your Dog Is Great for His Health

Contrary to what pet salons advertise, dog grooming isn't a canine luxury. It's a necessity, and it doesn't have to break the bank.  Make your appointment today. 

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Losing Interest in Training Your Dog? Here’s How to Stay Motivated

Losing Interest in Training Your Dog? Here’s How to Stay Motivated

You’ve done all the right things when it comes to training your dog, and so far, it’s gone well: He knows how to sit and stay and shake, and he’s pleasant and polite to be around. But suddenly, training feels like a burden — and your dog doesn’t seem like he’s enjoying it, either. Time to give up?

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Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Is brushing your dog's teeth something you and your dog don't look forward to? We want to help you! 

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Understanding Why Your Dog Barks

Understanding Why Your Dog Barks

A dog can bark for many reasons — to defend his territory, signal a stranger, get attention, say hello, express discomfort or frustration, and more. Understanding why a dog barks is key to getting him to stop.

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The Right Way to Introduce a Dog and Cat

The Right Way to Introduce a Dog and Cat

Cats and dogs can coexist within the same family as long as you introduce them properly. Find out more here!

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How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine

How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine

Giving a cat his medicine is rarely easy, but knowing the proper procedure and what to expect can make the process more pleasant—for you and your cat. Find out more here!

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Thank You to All of Those Who Attended the Ice Cream Social

Thank You to All of Those Who Attended the Ice Cream Social

We would like to offer a big thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Ice Cream Social with us!

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Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape

Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape

Regular exercise can have a tremendous impact on your pups overall well-being! Find out how we can help here!

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Puppy Basics 101 - How to Care for Your New Dog

Puppy Basics 101 - How to Care for Your New Dog

Puppies are without a doubt some of the most adorable things on the planet. Parenting a new puppy, however, is no walk in the park. Here’s a guide to help you care for the new addition to the family.

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Dog Vaccine Recommendations

Dog Vaccine Recommendations

“What vaccines should my dog get?” This is a question veterinarian’s hear on a fairly regular basis. Find out how we can help!

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Adverse Reactions to Food in Cats

Adverse Reactions to Food in Cats

Do you think your feline friend is having an adverse reaction to their food? Find out what to look for and what you can do to help here!

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Where’s the Best Place for Your Elderly Dog to Stay When You’re Away?

Where’s the Best Place for Your Elderly Dog to Stay When You’re Away?

Not sure where the best place is for your senior dog while you are away? Let us help you with our professional and caring boarding staff!

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Aggression In Dogs

Aggression In Dogs

Dogs can become aggressive and bark, growl, lunge at, and even attack other pets and people for all kinds of reasons — dominance, fear, defense of territory, pain, frustration, overly enthusiastic play, and more.

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What Is Pet Insurance?

What Is Pet Insurance?

Have you ever wondered what pet insurance is and if it's a good investment for you? We want to answer your questions! No matter the age of your furry friend we have a wellness plan to fit their needs. Check out this video on the benefits of pet insurance.

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Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Ticks can cause trouble for your furry feline and canine companions! Find out what you should know about them here!

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7 Common Health Problems in Senior Cats

7 Common Health Problems in Senior Cats

We know how important your senior feline companion can be to you. Find out some common health problems to watch for in your mature feline friend here!

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Grooming Your Cat

Grooming Your Cat

Keeping your cat's haircoat healthy is very important. Find out how you should groom your cat and how we can help!

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5 Most Common Myths About Pet Grooming

5 Most Common Myths About Pet Grooming

There are many myths when it comes to pet grooming, so knowing the right way to brush and bathe your dog or cat can be a little confusing. Find out more about grooming and how our professional grooming staff can help!

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Josie Before and After Grooming

Josie Before and After Grooming

Does your canine companion deserve a little pampering? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs!

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The Rice and Fall of Diarrhea

The Rice and Fall of Diarrhea

Does your pet have an upset tummy? Find out why we recommend a homemade bland diet of rice and chicken for your furry friend!

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Ace Before and After Grooming

Ace Before and After Grooming

Is your canine companion feeling gloomy? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs to turn their frown upside down!

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How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

How to Find the Best Boarding Kennel for Your Dog

Going on vacation? Looking for a place to board your canine companion? Find out what to look for when boarding your furry friend and how we can help!

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Riley Before and After Grooming

Riley Before and After Grooming

Does your canine companion deserve a pick me up? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs!

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Grooming and Coat Care for Your Dog

Grooming and Coat Care for Your Dog

Does your canine companion have a healthy and shiny coat? Find out how often you should be grooming your furry friend and how we can help here!

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Dog Behavior and Training - Air and Car Travel

Dog Behavior and Training - Air and Car Travel

Traveling and don't know what to do with your canine companion? See how our boarding services, with caring and personal attention, will help put your mind at ease.

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Boarding Your Cat

Boarding Your Cat

​Going on vacation? Looking for a place to board your feline friend? Find out what to look for when boarding your furry friend and how we can help!

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Dog Behavior and Training - Play and Exercise

Dog Behavior and Training - Play and Exercise

Exercise and play are critical for you canine companion! Find out why it's so crucial and what kind of play to engage your dog in here!

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Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Did you come home to your canine companion chowing down on chocolate? Find out what signs to look for and what you should do if your dog ingests chocolate!

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First Aid for Insect Stings in Cats

First Aid for Insect Stings in Cats

Cats are nosy creatures, sniffing at anything of interest. Insect stings can spell trouble for your feline friend. Find how what you can do to help!

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Dog Walking Safety Tips

Dog Walking Safety Tips

Keeping your canine companion happy and safe during a walk is very important. Find out some hints to keeping your walk safe and relaxing here!

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Dental Cleaning in Cats

Dental Cleaning in Cats

Dental cleanings are so important for your feline family member. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help!

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Cat Behavior and Training - Crate Training and Travel

Cat Behavior and Training - Crate Training and Travel

Traveling with your feline companion can be tricky. Find out steps you can take to help your cat travel happy and content here!

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Cat Scratching Behavior

Cat Scratching Behavior

Is your furry feline scratching? Don't worry it's totally normal behavior. Find out some ways to create a scratching haven for your furry feline friend!

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Welcome Dr. Joseph D’Agnese!

Welcome Dr. Joseph D’Agnese!

After 20 years at Hudson Veterinary Hospital Pet Resort and Spa, Dr. Zeitz decided to retire to Florida. We wish Glenn a happy, healthy retirement.

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Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental cleanings are so important for your canine companion. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help!

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Emergencies in Cats

Emergencies in Cats

Your feline family member has a sudden emergency! Do you know what to do? Find out how to handle an emergency situation.

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Pet Resort & Spa, Training, and More!

Pet Resort & Spa, Training, and More!

We are especially proud of our newly remodeled Pet Resort & Spa, our grooming, day care, boarding and training facility.

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Common Emergencies in Dogs

Common Emergencies in Dogs

Your canine companion has a sudden emergency! Do you know what to do? Find out how to handle an emergency situation.

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New! Wellness Programs

New! Wellness Programs

We are now offering wellness programs for your furry companions!

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Dog Ear Cleaning

Dog Ear Cleaning

Keeping your canine's ears clean is very important. Find out why it's important and what you can do to help!

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Clinic Renovations Complete

Clinic Renovations Complete

We have made some exciting changes at Hudson Veterinary Hospital in the last 6 months. Clinic renovations are complete! 

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Care For Your Companion After Vaccinations

Care For Your Companion After Vaccinations

Vaccinations for your furry friends are very common. However, sometimes they come with some mild side effects. Find out what to look for and when to contact your vet.

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Bringing Home A New Kitten

Bringing Home A New Kitten

Bringing home a new kitten can be an exciting endeavor! Find out what steps to take to make it an easy transition for both you and your new furry friend. 

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Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs

Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs

Ear mites can be hard to find, but are highly contagious. Learn what you should do if your furry companion has ear mites.

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Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes in Dogs

Do you suspect your canine companion has diabetes? Find out all about testing and monitoring for diabetes in dogs.

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Diabetes in Cats

Diabetes in Cats

Do you suspect your feline friend has diabetes? Find out all about testing and monitoring for diabetes in cats.

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Food Allergies in Dogs

Food Allergies in Dogs

Does your furry friend have a food allergy? Find out signs you can look for and how you can treat it.

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Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in Dogs

Does your dog seem stiff lately when walking around? Find out what Osteoarthritis is and how you can help your furry friends be more comfortable.

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Arthritis in Cats

Arthritis in Cats

Is your cat having trouble jumping up things lately? Find out what Osteoarthritis is and how you can help your feline friend be more comfortable.

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Pet Safety During Thanksgiving

Pet Safety During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and food. However, Thanksgiving is also a time for hidden dangers for your furry friends. Here are some tips for keeping your pets safe during the holiday season.

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A Cleaner, Greener Home for Your Pets

A Cleaner, Greener Home for Your Pets

Find out some ways to make your home cleaner and greener for your pets!

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Brushing Teeth in Dogs

Brushing Teeth in Dogs

Are your canine's teeth in need of some tender loving care? Learn how to take care of your dog's smile.

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Thanksgiving Boarding

Thanksgiving Boarding

Travel with confidence knowing that your companion is in safe hands when you’re away.

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Wonder Dog to Be Seen By the Supreme Court

Wonder Dog to Be Seen By the Supreme Court

Ehlena Fry, and her service dog are quite the dynamic duo. But this story isn’t just about a girl and her service dog.
 

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Brushing Teeth in Cats

Are your feline's teeth in need of some tender loving care? Learn how to take care of your cat's smile.

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Allergies in Dogs

Allergies in Dogs

Do you think your canine companion has an allergy? Find out what kind of allergies dogs can have and how you can treat them.

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Allergies in Cats

Allergies in Cats

Do you think your feline friend has an allergy? Find out what kind of allergies cats can have and how you can treat them.

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Are You A Cat Person?

Are You A Cat Person?

Test out your cat knowledge with this quiz! Find out if you really know your feline companions.

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Ticks in Dogs 

Ticks in Dogs 

Ticks pose a threat of disease to dogs. Discover more about ticks and how to treat them.

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First Aid for Torn Footpads in Cats

First Aid for Torn Footpads in Cats

Your feline's footpads are very important. Find out how to take care of them if they get injured.

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Welcome Cane!

Welcome Cane!

Meet 6 month old Cane. Find out how our special Wellness Plan helps him!

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Open House for Paws Crossed Animal Shelter

Open House for Paws Crossed Animal Shelter

We had a great time at the open house for Paws Crossed Animal Shelter! Check out all the fun we had!

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Appointments Available This Month!

Appointments Available This Month!

Hudson Veterinary Hospital's Spa is now open 5 days a week for bathing, brush outs and nail trims! Book one today!

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Grand Opening of Paws Crossed Animal Shelter

Grand Opening of Paws Crossed Animal Shelter

Less than 24 hours until the grand opening of Paws Crossed animal shelter! Check out our special offer!

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Springtime Flea Prevention Tips For Your Pet

Springtime Flea Prevention Tips For Your Pet

By the time spring approaches, most people are more than ready for some warm weather. There are many things to think about during this time and they range from preparing your home for the season to taking care of your pets.

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Is Your Pet Losing Her Eyesight?

Is Your Pet Losing Her Eyesight?

Partial or complete loss of eyesight in pets is mainly due to three reasons. One, it could be a condition suffered since birth.

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Combating Heatstroke: Help Your Puppy Beat The Heat!

Combating Heatstroke: Help Your Puppy Beat The Heat!

Do you know that puppies are affected by heat stroke just like humans? It gets even worse during the summer when temperatures go through the roof. Heat stroke and hyperthermia claim lives so as the temperatures increase, so does the risk. 

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Tear Stains: What They Say about Your Pet’s Health

Tear Stains: What They Say about Your Pet’s Health

Tear staining occurs as a result of excess tear production, a condition known as Epiphora. They appear as red streaks under a pet’s eyes and are prevalent in some breeds, including Shih Tzu, Maltese and Lhasa Apso. 

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Can Laparoscopic Gastropexy Prevent Bloating In Dogs?

Can Laparoscopic Gastropexy Prevent Bloating In Dogs?

Bloating in dogs is common and one of the most soul crushing conditions for dog owners to witness in their pets.

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5 Herbs That Can Surprisingly Reduce Stress Levels In Cats

5 Herbs That Can Surprisingly Reduce Stress Levels In Cats

Stress and anxiousness are common in cats. While it may be natural for some cats, others get stressed if exposed to specific conditions such as visits to the vet, car drives, and even the presence of new members in the family. 

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Interview With Best-Selling Pet-Care Book Author Amy Shojai

Interview With Best-Selling Pet-Care Book Author Amy Shojai

Amy Shojai is a renowned writer who specializes in writing about animals, on her own blog, in a weekly newspaper column, and through a number of published pet guides.

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6 Nutrients That Are Actually Harmful To Your Cat’s Health

6 Nutrients That Are Actually Harmful To Your Cat’s Health

Like humans, every cat needs a diet that is rich in nutrients. However, it’s important to be careful of what nutrients you feed your cat. Some of them pose health risks to your cat and as such should be avoided. 

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Nurse Your Overweight Dog Back To Fitness With These Tips!

Nurse Your Overweight Dog Back To Fitness With These Tips!

Obesity is on the rise nowadays. Not just among humans but dogs are also picking up this trend. Dogs are estimated to be fatter that they have ever been.

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Keeping Your Dog Fit And Healthy Is Actually Easier Than You Might Think!

Keeping Your Dog Fit And Healthy Is Actually Easier Than You Might Think!

Dogs are a man’s best friend. Healthy dogs are extremely active and love to play. All good dog owners love their dogs and want to keep them healthy and happy.

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Telltale Signs That Your Cat Has Cancer

Telltale Signs That Your Cat Has Cancer

Surprisingly, cancer is the leading cause of death among cats that are old. An uncontrolled growth of cells is normally the cause of cancer in cats and it affects several body organs and cells.

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Help Your Cat Live Longer By Watching Out for These Common Heart Illnesses!

Help Your Cat Live Longer By Watching Out for These Common Heart Illnesses!

Pets are a lot more than just domestic animals. They are great companions; they are playful and a constant source of joy and happiness. A lot of pet owners have intimate bonds with their pets.

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How To Find Out If Your Dog Is Suffering From A Skin Problem

How To Find Out If Your Dog Is Suffering From A Skin Problem

Like humans, dogs can also experience skin problems. Basically, it can all start when its body becomes hypersensitive to certain factors such as flea bites, grass and diet among others.

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The Truth About Feeding Your Puppy With Chocolates

The Truth About Feeding Your Puppy With Chocolates

You have heard from friends that chocolates are dangerous for dogs and puppies but no one has explained the reason why.

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What Are The Benefits Of The Raw Food Diet For Cats?

What Are The Benefits Of The Raw Food Diet For Cats?

Cats are carnivores and when they are left in the wild looking for food, there is a great chance they will eat their prey raw, leaving barely nothing except the intestines if they caught a larger prey.

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What You Should Know About Curable Vs. Incurable Skin Disorders In Dogs

What You Should Know About Curable Vs. Incurable Skin Disorders In Dogs

Believe it or not – there are more than 150 skin problems that can occur in dogs. These skin problems can be generally categorized either as curable or incurable.

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Help! My Cat Is Losing Weight!

Help! My Cat Is Losing Weight!

Are you having a hard time feeding your cat these past few days? Does your feline friend look as if it is not interested to eat the food you have served? Have you also noticed that your pet has lost weight and you are left wondering what has happened? 

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Dealing With Gastrointestinal Problems In Cats

Dealing With Gastrointestinal Problems In Cats

A gastrointestinal problem occurs when food digestion or absorption is reduced. It can also refer to any disorder that alters food passage through the digestive tract. 

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What Does Your Cat’s Coat Say About Its Health?

What Does Your Cat’s Coat Say About Its Health?

Sick cats are pretty much like… young kids. They cannot tell you exactly how they feel and which part of their body hurts. They cannot utter words that will best describe their current state of health. 

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What You Feed Your Dog Might Hurt It Instead!

What You Feed Your Dog Might Hurt It Instead!

One of the things you should learn when you have a four legged buddy, whether you are a first-time dog owner or not, is to make sure that you feed your pet properly.

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Watch Out For These Dental Signs To Know More About Your Dog’s Health!

Watch Out For These Dental Signs To Know More About Your Dog’s Health!

Unlike human beings, your pet cannot express dental pain or discomfort verbally. You have to observe them regularly in order to notice suspicious signs that indicate an underlying health problem.

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What Can I Do When I Notice A Bite Wound On My Cat?

What Can I Do When I Notice A Bite Wound On My Cat?

Cat owners know that our feline friends are overly curious and aggressive animals. They may encounter fellow cats creeping into their territory hence engage in serious fights resulting in cat bites. 

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Understanding The Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome In Cats

Understanding The Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome In Cats

The brachycephalic breed of cats is characterized by shortened skull bones which result in a short face with ‘pushed in’ facial features. This unique anatomy not only affects the appearance but also causes breathing problems due to the alteration of the air passages.

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How Bladder Stones Can Be Treated In Cats

How Bladder Stones Can Be Treated In Cats

When your cat has bladder stones, it basically means that he has accumulated minerals in his urinary bladder that have developed into stone-like formations. These interfere with his ability to urinate normally.

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Itchy Dog Skin: Where Does It Stem From?

Itchy Dog Skin: Where Does It Stem From?

Itchy skin in dogs is very irritating yet quite common. Most pet owners are always quick to conclude that the itchiness is as a result if infestation of fleas. While that is a common cause, it is not the only one. 

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Understanding A Hepatic Lipidosis Diagnosis For Your Kitten Or Cat

Understanding A Hepatic Lipidosis Diagnosis For Your Kitten Or Cat

Also known in kittens and cats as the fatty liver disease, feline hepatic lipidosis is a serious condition that may threaten the life of your pet if not treated.

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Why Arthroscopy Should Be Used To Treat Joint Pain In Dogs

Why Arthroscopy Should Be Used To Treat Joint Pain In Dogs

You know your dog is experiencing canine arthritis or joint pain when they have difficulties moving around or get tired after a short while of physical activity. Most aging dogs experience osteoarthritis whereby the joint cartilage becomes damaged resulting in the bones rubbing against each other.

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How To Treat And Protect Your Dog Against Kennel Cough

How To Treat And Protect Your Dog Against Kennel Cough

Coughing is a common phenomenon in dogs, and is usually a reaction to a certain trigger. Generally, you should not worry over a simple cough as it should fade away after a short period of time.

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What is the best way to care for my dog’s teeth

What is the best way to care for my dog’s teeth

Check out this YouTube video about how to brush your pet’s teeth! The video gives instructions and insight on caring for your animal’s dental health.

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