Going For a Walk With Your Dog Is Good Medicine

dog going on walk

Taking your dog for a walk around the block can become a bit of a humdrum chore, but it doesn’t have to be. When you think about what’s happening to both of you, physically and emotionally, going for a walk with your dog is a truly radical act of love and devotion. If you need a little extra inspiration, your friends at Oroville Animal Health Center are happy to share 3 more reasons to walk your dog today and every day. 


Essential Elements of Senior Dog Care

A senior dog.

Is there anything better than the companionship of an older dog? Sure, puppies are absolutely charming and adult dogs keep life interesting. But if you’ve lived with your dog since they were very young, you might agree that their golden years are incredibly meaningful. Sharing an entire life with a dog is nothing short of inspiring, and with our tips for senior dog care, you can keep them fit, comfortable, and happy for a long time to come. 


Common Litter Box Issues, Explained

Small kitten trying to use a litter box.

Felines are fastidious animals that uphold the many virtues of cleanliness and routine. Perhaps this is why cat owners commonly express shock and concern when/if their cats start eliminating everywhere else but the one place designed just for them. Not all cats face litter box issues. Of the many felines that do, however, there is often an explanation that requires immediate attention and action. 


New to Dog Ownership? Basic Tips for Care and Safety

A man and his dog.

A driving force behind many dog adoptions is their overwhelming cuteness. They are so irresistible, in fact, that we convince ourselves that we can’t walk away from them. Spontaneity is admirable, but adopting a dog requires careful consideration, thoughtful planning, and extensive research. That way, when you find the doggo of your dreams, you are 100% prepared to meet all of their health and safety needs. In this way, dog ownership is enhanced by your understanding of and appreciation for your new best friend.


What Is Heartworm and How Can You Prevent It in Your Pet?

A dog with a sad gaze.

At Oroville Animal Health Center, we believe that preventive care is the cornerstone to overall health and wellness for your pet. Although heartworm disease is a serious medical concern for animals, it is also a very preventable condition. Keep reading to learn more about what heartworm actually is and how you can keep your pet safe from it: