Deep Dog Thoughts Blog

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Welcome to the Deep Dog Thoughts blog! We’ve created this space as a resource for you and your animal companions.  You’ll find tips and tricks on how to keep your pets healthy and stay up to date with happenings at the hospital. We’d love for you to stay connected with us, so please let us know if there’s anything we can do to help you and your furry family members.

Allergies—They’re Not Just for Hoomans!

Did you know that just like us, our pets can suffer from allergies, too? It’s true! If you have allergies, you know how miserable it can make you feel, and it’s just as lousy if you’re a cat or a dog. Here’s what you need to know about allergies and…

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Feline Dental Care

Tips for Purr-fect Feline Oral Health Dental Health is Whole Body Health. Dental care is vital to the overall well-being and general health of our feline companions.  Periodontal disease is one of the most common health conditions that affect cats.  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), by three…

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Canine Dental Care

Dental Health is Doggone Important! Dental Health is Whole Body Health. Dental care is vital to the overall well-being and general health of our canine companions.  Periodontal disease is one of the most common health conditions that affect dogs.  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), by three years…

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Senior Feline Care

You know the joys of having a longtime, faithful companion when you have a senior pet. But you also know that keeping your furry friend healthy and comfortable takes a bit more effort. To ensure your senior pet’s well-being, Lakewood Vet encourages you to focus on three areas of senior…

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Senior Canine Care

You know the joys of having a longtime, faithful companion when you have a senior pet. But you also know that keeping your furry friend healthy and comfortable takes a bit more effort. To ensure your senior pet’s well-being, Lakewood Vet encourages you to focus on three areas of senior…

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Easter & Spring Safety Tips for Pets

While they’re sure signs that Easter is on its way, fresh flowers and baskets full of pastel-colored candy also represent potential health risks for your pets! As you’re making your home festive for the holiday, make sure you keep these Easter-related treats and decorations away from your pets. Lilies. Lilies…

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Air Quality

With the end of summer comes affected air quality across the country. Animals can suffer health problems as well from breathing smoky air over time, especially those who already have some respiratory or cardiac issues. Watch your pet for signs of smoke irritation like coughing, gagging, nasal discharge, fatigue, and…

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Back To School

Wait! Didn’t summer just get here? Back-to-school time is here, and it’s important to remember your fur kids this time of year as well. With so much preparation for the upcoming school year, it’s easy to forget preventative care for your pets. Don’t let flea, tick, and heartworm medications lapse—and…

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Window Clings

Right now you can pick up a FREE Window Cling at Lakewood Vet Center (while supplies last!) for Fire Rescue Workers to know how to help your fur family in case of an emergency. These are some tips to keep your pets from accidentally starting fires: Keep pets away from…

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PetDesk

Have you downloaded PetDesk yet? With Lakewood Vet Center’s Pet Parent Portal, you can schedule appointments, access your pet’s records, refill prescriptions, and communicate with your veterinarian without needing to call! Just download the PetDesk app and enter your pet’s information – you will even get important reminders to keep…

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