The Problem With Pet Foreign Bodies

Naughty DogSome animals are akin to furry, four-legged infants – everything goes in their mouth. That’s just how they explore the world, and it can be fun, too. Things go awry, however, when the object is ingested.

Non-digestible objects that make it into a pet’s digestive tract are referred to as foreign bodies. Learn more about the problems with pet foreign bodies and what you can do to prevent them from the veterinary experts at Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services.


Pet Stool Samples and Why We Love Them

Puppy Vet visitIt isn’t typically a topic of conversation in polite company, but Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services loves talking poop. While it may seem like an odd request for us to ask you about your pet’s bowel movements or request a specimen, it is often an important part of routine wellness screening and diagnostic testing in sick pets.

Find out why we are so focused on your pet’s waste and what we learn from pet stool samples.


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Winning the Internet: Our Favorite Internet Pet Stars

Home Office CompanionWho isn’t guilty of killing a little time watching YouTube cat videos? There are definitely a few animal sensations who have taken over the Internet in 2016, and Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services likes to keep an eye out for who the next Internet pet star might be.

Take a look at a few of our all-time favorites.

The Classics

There are a few tried-and-true Internet pet stars that we just can’t live without. These are oldies but goodies, and if you haven’t gotten acquainted yet, now is the time. You won’t regret it!


10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet (That Also Benefit You!)

Holiday season with my best friendAs the year winds down, we have an opportunity to press a reset button. Lucky us! We not only get to shake things up, it’s nationally encouraged to trim the fat, unplug the devices, and cultivate new hobbies or friendships. Whatever you decide to change in the new year, let your pet’s health and happiness guide you. To help, AIMSS is happy to provide some of the most popular and meaningful resolutions for your pet. Let the next 365 days begin!

Cast a Wide Net

By nature, we all want to improve relationships, careers, and health. Your own resolutions can include – and affect – your pet’s future well being. Let’s all cast a wide net toward a positive new year with the following ten ideals of pet care and ownership.