what to know about adopting a cat

5 Tips for Adopting a Cat

June is “Adopt a Cat” month, and you might decide this is the ideal time to find yourself a feline companion. If you’re a first-time cat owner, you need to be prepared for the amount of energy and love a cat brings into your home. They may be small, but they’re mighty and their personalities

seasonal tips for pets

Warm Weather Tips for Pets

Seasonal Weather Changes Spring is here and the warmer weather is starting! This means more time outside with our family and friends and especially our furry ones. To make sure we keep the fun going and everyone safe, here are a few tips to keep in mind during the warmer months:

flea and tick prevention for dogs and cats

Flea & Tick Prevention

Saving Your Pet from Fleas & Ticks Every pet parent knows how much of a nuisance fleas and ticks can be. At best your pets become itchy and skittish, at worst they become miserable and lethargic. Ticks and parasites survive by feeding on the blood of host animals. And just like ticks, fleas can

The benefits of having pet insurance.

Pet Insurance Benefits

For various reasons, many pet parents don’t have insurance for their furry companions or might not know it exists altogether. Some may have heard about it but often thought it doesn’t apply to them or they don’t need it. However, when you make the choice to have pet insurance, not only does it help budget

Getting your pet’s teeth and mouth examined each year is an important part of keeping them healthy.

The Importance of Pet Dental Health

The importance of proactive dental care for your pet can often be overlooked or forgotten, simply because it is not talked about as often. The team at Commencement Bay Animal Hospital is dedicated to your pet’s overall health, including dental care. We are here to help you keep your pet’s pearly whites happy and healthy by providing

Poisonous items around the house that can harm your pet.

Common Household Items Poisonous to Pets

Most ingestion of harmful substances in pets is caused by everyday household items. We don’t mean to harm our pet but accidental poisonings cause thousands of pets to suffer each year. Sadly, ingestion of poisonous substances can lead to death, but luckily it is completely preventable by knowing how to poison-proof your home. Commencement Bay Animal Hospital