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Grab Onto Our Advice About Medicated Baths

Don't you just love a long, luxurious soak in a hot bubble bath? We're betting that this isn't something you and your dog have in common. Most dogs just don't like taking a bath, and for most dogs, they only need to be bathed every six weeks to six months. (Surprised? Read more...) For dogs [...]

How to Clean Sounder’s Ears

Long ears, short ears, pointy ears, floppy ears. All dogs have ears, and at some point in time, all dogs' ears need to be cleaned. If you've not cleaned Sounder's ears lately - if ever - take a peek inside. Cleaning Time. Have you heard? Some dogs rarely need to have their ears cleaned, and [...]

Could It Be? Nausea and Nerves in the Car.

For many dogs, riding in a car is a smorgasbord of pleasures. Look at it from your dog's perspective: the anticipation of seeing something new, the new sights, all the fabulous smells, and just the simple fact of being close to you. Then there are the dogs that are miserable in the car. For these [...]

Cat Owners Read This: Ticks and Cytauxzoonosis

As if ticks weren't bad enough already, there is a tick borne parasite on the rise. It's called Cytauxzoon felis and it causes a very serious disease called Cytauxzoonosis. The organism infects the blood cells of cats, including house cats, by a tick bite. And yes, we have had cases at Town N Country. Cats [...]

Teaching Dogs to Be Friends

Two pals at Doggy Day Care! Dogs are instinctively social creatures. They enjoy people, and they usually enjoy hanging out with other dogs. When it's time to introduce your dogs to a new friend, or a new member of the household, you may still find that you'll have to help the social instincts [...]

Pets Returning to an Empty Nest

Last year saw a resurgence of adult children moving back in with their parents. They moved for lots of reasons - layoffs, COVID, childcare issues, illness, or the high cost of housing. Many of these adults moved back home with pets in tow. If you've recently had grandpets begin living with you, there are unexpected [...]

Safe at Home. Part 2.

We're talking this month about the importance of pet proofing your yard and garden. There are things that you can do to reduce the chances of your pet having a run in with a snake or another creature. If, despite your best efforts, your pet has a harmful encounter with another creature, it's important to [...]

Advanced Medicine at TNC

At Town N Country, we deliver the very best. That's why we're accredited by the AAHA. That's why we're Fear Free Certified. And that's why we can provide services that ordinary veterinarian practices and clinics are not able to do. If your pet needs advanced veterinary medicine, there's a good chance that we can provide [...]

Safe at Home. Part 1.

There's nothing like the good old outdoors in the spring! The fresh air and exercise is great for you and your pets. It's important to remember, however, that your yard can also hold dangers. This is the first in a series that talks about the dangers, but also about prevention and a plan of action [...]

Town N Country for Life

There are a lot of things to like about Town N Country. We're a local business with a dedicated staff, many of whom have been with us for a very long time. That means that you get the benefits of years and years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine. It also means we [...]

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