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?
Is brushing your dog's teeth something you and your dog don't look forward to? We want to help you!
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.
Cats and dogs can coexist within the same family as long as you introduce them properly. Find out more here!
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!
We would like to offer a big thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Ice Cream Social with us!
Regular exercise can have a tremendous impact on your pups overall well-being! Find out how we can help here!
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.
“What vaccines should my dog get?” This is a question veterinarian’s hear on a fairly regular basis. Find out how we can help!
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!
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!
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.
Ticks can cause trouble for your furry feline and canine companions! Find out what you should know about them here!
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!
Keeping your cat's haircoat healthy is very important. Find out how you should groom your cat and how we can help!
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!
Does your canine companion deserve a little pampering? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs!
Does your pet have an upset tummy? Find out why we recommend a homemade bland diet of rice and chicken for your furry friend!
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!
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!
Does your canine companion deserve a pick me up? A bath and fresh new haircut may be just what your furry friend needs!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Dental cleanings are so important for your feline family member. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help!
Traveling with your feline companion can be tricky. Find out steps you can take to help your cat travel happy and content here!
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!
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.
Dental cleanings are so important for your canine companion. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help!
Your feline family member has a sudden emergency! Do you know what to do? Find out how to handle an emergency situation.
We are especially proud of our newly remodeled Pet Resort & Spa, our grooming, day care, boarding and training facility.
Your canine companion has a sudden emergency! Do you know what to do? Find out how to handle an emergency situation.
We are now offering wellness programs for your furry companions!
Keeping your canine's ears clean is very important. Find out why it's important and what you can do to help!
We have made some exciting changes at Hudson Veterinary Hospital in the last 6 months. Clinic renovations are complete!
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.
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.
Ear mites can be hard to find, but are highly contagious. Learn what you should do if your furry companion has ear mites.
Do you suspect your canine companion has diabetes? Find out all about testing and monitoring for diabetes in dogs.
Do you suspect your feline friend has diabetes? Find out all about testing and monitoring for diabetes in cats.
Does your furry friend have a food allergy? Find out signs you can look for and how you can treat it.
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.
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.
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.
Find out some ways to make your home cleaner and greener for your pets!
Are your canine's teeth in need of some tender loving care? Learn how to take care of your dog's smile.
Travel with confidence knowing that your companion is in safe hands when you’re away.
Ehlena Fry, and her service dog are quite the dynamic duo. But this story isn’t just about a girl and her service dog.
Are your feline's teeth in need of some tender loving care? Learn how to take care of your cat's smile.
Do you think your canine companion has an allergy? Find out what kind of allergies dogs can have and how you can treat them.
Do you think your feline friend has an allergy? Find out what kind of allergies cats can have and how you can treat them.
Test out your cat knowledge with this quiz! Find out if you really know your feline companions.
Ticks pose a threat of disease to dogs. Discover more about ticks and how to treat them.
Your feline's footpads are very important. Find out how to take care of them if they get injured.
Meet 6 month old Cane. Find out how our special Wellness Plan helps him!
We had a great time at the open house for Paws Crossed Animal Shelter! Check out all the fun we had!
Hudson Veterinary Hospital's Spa is now open 5 days a week for bathing, brush outs and nail trims! Book one today!
Less than 24 hours until the grand opening of Paws Crossed animal shelter! Check out our special offer!
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.
Partial or complete loss of eyesight in pets is mainly due to three reasons. One, it could be a condition suffered since birth.
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.
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.
Bloating in dogs is common and one of the most soul crushing conditions for dog owners to witness in their pets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You have heard from friends that chocolates are dangerous for dogs and puppies but no one has explained the reason why.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Animals are liable to suffer from allergic reactions to stimuli from their environment just as much as humans, but certain breeds are more vulnerable than others.
Mild and isolated episodes of diarrhea aren’t all that uncommon among younger puppies. However, owners should become concerned when the diarrhea is prolonged and severe, because it could be indicative that your puppy is suffering from a major underlying condition.
Often dubbed the bane of cat ownership, hairballs refer to those clumps of fur that bond together in the feline’s stomach and then are vomited.
If you are considering adopting a kitten, then you should know that your new life with this furry friend begins on the ride home. While we’re convinced that you want to hold and cuddle it, a better approach would be to transport it in a carrier on the drive home.
Respecting the vet’s advice regarding your canine friend’s optimal diet according to age, breed, activity level and other specific factors is the best way to ward off nutrition-related conditions.
Dogs require a balanced diet that’s formulated to their specific breed, size and age needs in order to develop and remain healthy. A vet can help you indentify the optimal balance of nutrients in your pet’s food and tailor it to prevent various conditions from being triggered.
All dog owners are looking forward to the spring and summer months, when they can finally enjoy extended play sessions outdoors with their pets, and so is your canine friend.