Healthy Weight Loss in Dogs

Healthy Weight Loss in Dogs

In honor of National Pet Obesity Awareness Day on October 14, our team at The Valley Veterinary Hospital wants to encourage pet owners to help their pooches shed those extra pounds. Losing weight is critical for overweight pets, but must be done in a healthy manner....
Pet Halloween Costume Hazards

Pet Halloween Costume Hazards

​As the spookiest of seasons approaches, you may be decorating everything in sight with cobwebs, pumpkins, and skeletons—including your four-legged friend. Although we’ll admit cats and dogs are incredibly cute as pirates, dinosaurs, and spiders, Halloween costumes...
How to Celebrate Your Cat

How to Celebrate Your Cat

Although our feline friends demand to be cherished every month of the year, September is reserved for Happy Cat Month. Join CATalyst Council—and our team at Valley Veterinary Hosptial—in celebrating the month that is all about ensuring companion cats are happy,...
7 Signs That Your Pet is in Pain

7 Signs That Your Pet is in Pain

Valley Veterinary Hospital wants pet owners to know cats and dogs are incredibly skilled at hiding subtle signs of discomfort and pain, often suffering for weeks, months, or sometimes years without complaint. To help pet owners identify pain in their four-legged...
Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets

Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets

Just like how elderly people suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia, pets can also experience impaired mental function as they age. Many of the signs associated with cognitive dysfunction in pets are chalked up to old age. However, with careful monitoring, early...