1. 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Vet Visit for Dogs

    It’s normal for dogs to feel nervous when heading to the vet for a visit. Some dogs handle vet visits just fine, while others become nervous, anxious, timid, or excitable. At All Creatures Veterinary Care Center in Sewell, we focus on both the physical and emotional well-being of our four-legged p…Read More

  2. 4 Halloween Dangers for Pets

    The spookiest time of year is right around the corner. But as you start decorating your home, stocking candy bowls with delicious treats, and planning a super spooky Halloween party, there are many hazards pet parents should be aware of this time of year. As your trusted Top Rated Local® veterinari…Read More

  3. 3 Reasons to Enroll Your Dog In A Pet Insurance Plan, Part 2

    Welcome back to the All Creatures Veterinary Care Center blog! If you read our previous article, you learned about some of the many reasons why you should consider enrolling your dog in a pet insurance plan. For one, the cost of pet care can be costly; however, veterinary care is essential to mainta…Read More

  4. 3 Reasons to Enroll Your Dog In A Pet Insurance Plan, Part 1

    Your dog is not only your best friend, they are also your family. As with your human family members, you want the best for your furry family members. Pet parents would give anything to provide their precious pups with a long, healthy, happy life. Part of being a pet parent means you take your dog to…Read More

  5. What You Need When You First Get a Puppy

    Getting a puppy is one of the best decisions that you’ll make, trust us, we know. If you’ve recently decided to add a puppy to the family, there are a few things that you can count on needing in order for them to truly be at home. Our team has wrangled up a few of the items that you should have …Read More

  6. First-Year Puppy Vaccinations

    So you’re getting a new puppy, and you can’t imagine anything better than looking at the adorable, fluffy face each and every day. You’re eager to come home to long walks around the park, fetch, and some late night cuddles on the bed. Well, we will be the first to tell you that this new additi…Read More

  7. The Importance of Exotic Pet Preventative Care

    Regular medical care for your exotic animal family member is an important part of keeping your pet healthy. In fact, visits to your exotic animal veterinarian are often even more valuable, as exotic animals are adept at hiding signs of illness. Many health issues are a result of improper or marginal…Read More

  8. Reasons to Take Your Dog to the Vet, Part 1

    Hello, and welcome to the All Creatures Veterinary Care Center blog! We’ll be using this space to provide you with information about our veterinarian services, as well as pet health tips, and animal care advice. We love all creatures, great and small, which is why we care for almost all of them at…Read More

  9. Bearded Dragon Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Welcome back to the All Creatures Veterinary Care Center blog! As exotic animal vets, we love our scaled friends. Today, we will share some insights with you about one of the most popular reptile pets — the bearded dragon. Bearded dragon husbandry and preventative health care are essential to ensu…Read More

  10. Boa and Python Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    There are over 50 species of pythons and boas currently recognized in the world, with a variety of interesting color mutations now available within the pet trade. Lifespan and adult sizes vary greatly with species, and many can get quite large and live a long time, so be sure to research your prospe…Read More

  11. Chameleon Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Native to rainforest and some desert environments, chameleons are becoming increasingly popular as pets in the United States. Their management is highly specialized, and they are considered to be extremely fragile and notoriously difficult to keep in captivity. Appropriate husbandry and diet are key…Read More

  12. Chinchilla Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing Recommendations Cages: 2x4ft footprint minimum. Wire mesh cages may be used, but we recommend a solid floor to prevent foot pad injuries. For exercise one should supply branches or climbing areas. Arrange in a way to prevent contamination of food and water bowls with feces. Avoid the use of …Read More

  13. Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Cats

    Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common oral tumor in cats. The risk of developing oral squamous cell carcinoma increases more than 3.5-fold with the use of flea collars and high intake of either canned food in general or canned tuna fish specifically. Exposure to household tobacco smoke increase…Read More

  14. Colubrid Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    This family includes two thirds of current snake species. Lifespan and adult sizes vary greatly with species, and many can get quite large and live a long time, so be sure to research your prospective pet well. Housing: Colubrids should generally be housed singly throughout their lives. Cage: cage s…Read More

  15. Grape/Raisin Toxicity In Dogs

    Grapes /Raisins are toxic to dogs!! Level of toxicity: Generally moderate to severe Common signs to watch for: Vomiting Diarrhea Abnormal drinking or urination Lethargy Inappetance Halitosis Dehydration Grapes, raisins, and even currants (some currants are actually small, black grapes) are toxic to …Read More

  16. Ferret Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing Recommendations: Cages: 2×4 feet footprint minimum. Additional space needed with multiple ferrets. Cages with several levels are ideal to provide more surface area to climb and play. Litterbox: Provided a special “corner box” in one corner of the cage & secure the box in the corner …Read More

  17. Summer Plants and Substances Poisonous To Dogs & Cats

    Many would say that summer is the best time of year. It’s when we spend the most time in the great outdoors with our families, friends and pets. Unbeknownst to many pet owners, summer also brings with it certain flowers, substances and plants that are dangerous to dogs and cats. “Most pets use t…Read More

  18. Guinea Pig Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing Recommendations: Cage: 2×3 feet footprint for each guinea pig minimum. Solid cage bottom of Plexi-glass, hard plastic, or stainless steel. Wire mesh bottoms should NEVER be used. Cages can be purchased online or in pet stores. Nice cages can be seen at www.guineapigcages.com. Substrate: Bed…Read More

  19. Canine Flu Virus

    Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs through direct contact, nasal secretions (through barking, coughing or sneezing), contaminated objects (kennel…Read More