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How to care for your “good old” pets

Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine and care, pets are living longer than ever before. Cats and dogs enter their senior years at the age of 7, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. As your furry friends age, they need extra care to help them live their best life. Here are quick tips for…

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Keep Fido fit: Exercising your dog in the dog days of summer

The dog days of summer are just around the corner. Hot, sticky, humid. Nothing sounds better than kicking back in the air conditioning with a cold drink in hand. But not so fast! Did you know that up to 50% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight? And just like people, overweight pups are at…

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Spring health check!

Are you doing these things to keep your pet healthy? We hope all of our customers are taking good care during this time – and that includes the furry ones. With everything that’s going on right now, it’s easy to lose track of Fido’s nail trimmings or flea medication. But just like with humans, maintaining…

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Protect Your Pet From These 8 Backyard Hazards

Are you doing these things to keep your pet healthy? We hope all of our customers are taking good care during this time – and that includes the furry ones. With everything that’s going on right now, it’s easy to lose track of Fido’s nail trimmings or flea medication. But just like with humans, maintaining…

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Staying home? Here’s how to keep your pet happy and healthy

Are you doing these things to keep your pet healthy? We hope all of our customers are taking good care during this time – and that includes the furry ones. With everything that’s going on right now, it’s easy to lose track of Fido’s nail trimmings or flea medication. But just like with humans, maintaining…

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ALERT – Fort Street Vet COVID-19 Response

AUGUST 1, 2020 — UPDATE Dear Fort Street Veterinarian Clients, The health and safty of our team, clients, and patients remains our highest priority. We are encouraged by the many ways our community has worked together to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Effective Saturday, August 1, 2020 we respectfully require masks/face coverings to be…

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Pawesome Gift Ideas for your Pets

  Your pets bring you–and us–so much joy throughout the year, we want to keep them happy and healthy during the holidays. Our doctors have “paw-picked” their favorite gift ideas for your dogs and cats.     Dr. Tordrup recommends… Catnip It’s no secret–cats love catnip. This natural herb is a great way to encourage…

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6 tips for a safe, pet-friendly winter

Are you doing these things to keep your pet healthy? We hope all of our customers are taking good care during this time – and that includes the furry ones. With everything that’s going on right now, it’s easy to lose track of Fido’s nail trimmings or flea medication. But just like with humans, maintaining…

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Have no fear! These tips will keep your pets safe on Halloween.

Halloween can be full of fun…and fear. Keep your furry family members safe and sound with these tricks and treats: Beware of unsafe costumes If you plan to play dress up with your pets, be sure the costume isn’t too tight or annoying. Make sure the costume doesn’t cover your pet’s eyes, which can make…

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adopting a Pet

When is the best time to adopt a new puppy or kitten? We’re tempted to say any time is the best time. Fall’s crisp weather, for instance, makes for good long walks in the evening with your new canine and cozy couch cuddles with a new feline friend. However, in reality, we know the best…

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