Disastrous Decor: Holiday Decorations and Pets

When you think of the holiday season, it’s safe to assume that some of the cherished, traditional decor and decorations come to mind. From the twinkling lights to the star placed atop the tree, the holidays wouldn’t seem complete without the glow and dazzle of seasonal ambience.

While these decorations seem like a must for many people, they can pose risks to our pets. Since the decorating festivities will soon be upon us, the team at AIMSS is here to help you discern which decorations and pets are not a good combination.

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Pet Digestive Problems Got You Down? We Can Help!

Tummy troubles are no fun, as almost everyone knows. Pets can suffer from intestinal woes also, and pet digestive problems are one of the most common ailments pet owners have to deal with. Knowing when to seek your veterinarian’s help is an important part of pet ownership, and acting quickly can prevent a bad situation from becoming worse.

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The Rumble Down Below: Pet Tummy Trouble

pet tummy troublesFew of us have escaped the pleasure of experiencing a pet with an upset belly. Since there are a slew of potential causes for pet tummy trouble, though, you may wonder how to know when to give things a little time and when pet tummy trouble is an emergency?

Wait and See or See the Vet?

If you notice symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, inappetence, drooling, loud digestion, or flatulence, there is clearly something going on with the digestive tract. But what that is, is not always so obvious.

There are a variety of different causes behind pet tummy trouble. If you flipped through a veterinary textbook, you might be surprised to learn that the list of possible diagnoses for these symptoms is quite long. Some culprits are more frequent than others, but there are many potential causes of pet tummy trouble.

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A Growing Family: Introducing Your Pet and New Baby

pet and new babyIn many households, the dog or cat was the first “baby” of the family. After years of being coddled and adored, it’s easy to imagine a pet’s confusion and frustration when an actual human baby abruptly arrives on the scene. Suddenly, all the attention is on this little bundle who seems to do nothing but eat, sleep, and cry all day (and night!).

Every pet owner wants their beloved fur friend to bond with their new baby, but getting there can present some challenges. As you pave the way toward a new family dynamic, take a peek at our tips for introducing your pet and new baby.

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