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Why Is My Cat Refusing to Use the Litter Box?

Why Is My Cat Refusing to Use the Litter Box?

Has your cat been avoiding the litter box lately? It can be frustrating and puzzling when your cat won't use the litter box and decides to do their business outside of the designated area. But don't worry, there are reasons behind this behavior. We'll explore some...

Spaying and Neutering: FAQs

Spaying and Neutering: FAQs

If you've recently adopted a furry friend or are considering bringing one into your home, you've probably heard about spaying and neutering. But what exactly do these terms mean, and why are they essential for your pet's health and wellbeing? Here are some of the most...

Signs, Treatment Options, and Care for Pet Cataracts

Signs, Treatment Options, and Care for Pet Cataracts

Are you concerned about your pet's vision? If your pet is having trouble seeing clearly, they might be dealing with a common eye problem known as cataracts. Let's take a closer look at the signs of pet cataracts, the treatment options available, and how you can...

Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pet

Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pet

It’s important to ensure the well-being of your pets by taking effective flea and tick prevention measures. These tiny pests can cause discomfort and even transmit diseases to your pets. Here’s what you can do to protect your pets from fleas and ticks. Flea and Tick...

Do You Need Health Insurance for Your Pet?

Do You Need Health Insurance for Your Pet?

If you're a pet owner, you probably consider them as a part of the family. You give them love, food, and a comfortable place to sleep. But have you ever thought about getting health insurance for your pet? Yes, you read that right – pet health insurance. Just like we...

Why Is Pet Dental Hygiene Important?

Why Is Pet Dental Hygiene Important?

As a pet owner, you know how much your furry friend means to you. You want to make sure they're healthy and happy, right? Well, one essential aspect of your pet's health that you might not think about often is their dental hygiene. Yep, just like us humans, pets need...

What You Can Expect When Taking Your Pet for X-Rays

What You Can Expect When Taking Your Pet for X-Rays

When it comes to your pet's health, you want to make sure they receive the best care possible. Sometimes, that means your veterinarian may recommend X-Rays. If you're curious about what this involves, you're in the right place. Let's go over what to expect when taking...

How to Get Prepared for Your First Vacation with Your Pet

How to Get Prepared for Your First Vacation with Your Pet

Are you getting all excited about your upcoming pet vacation with your furry friend? Going on a trip with your pet can be an incredibly rewarding and fun experience. But, just like any other adventure, a little preparation goes a long way. Here are some pro tips to...

Common Pet Skin Conditions: Identification and Treatment

Common Pet Skin Conditions: Identification and Treatment

We all know that our furry friends are more than just pets, they're family. And just like any family member, they can sometimes have health issues, including pet skin conditions. Don't worry, though. Once you learn the most common pet skin conditions and how to look...

Your Child Has A Pet Allergy But Wants A Pet: What To Do

Your Child Has A Pet Allergy But Wants A Pet: What To Do

So, your child really wants a furry friend, but there's a tiny hitch – they have a issue with allergies when it comes to pets. Don't worry, you're not alone! Many parents find themselves in this situation. It's essential to address this challenge with love and...

Is Your Pet Sleeping Too Much? Tips to Get Your Pet Active

Is Your Pet Sleeping Too Much? Tips to Get Your Pet Active

As pet owners, we all love to see our furry friends curled up and snoozing peacefully. However, if you've noticed that your pet sleeps too much, it could be a sign that they are not getting enough physical activity. Just like humans, pets need exercise to maintain...

Do I Really Need to Bring My Puppy to Puppy School?

Do I Really Need to Bring My Puppy to Puppy School?

Bringing a new puppy into your life can be an incredibly exciting and joyful experience. However, with this joy comes a lot of responsibility. Puppies require a lot of care and attention, including socialization and training. This is where puppy school comes in. Puppy...

How To Make Sure Your Senior Pet Is Getting Enough Exercise

How To Make Sure Your Senior Pet Is Getting Enough Exercise

Nothing is more important than keeping your dog happy and healthy. And this holds true, especially during their senior years. As pets age, their energy levels reduce, and they may start experiencing joint problems. As such, you may find yourself having to coax your...

Should You Let Your Child Bring Their Pet to College?

Should You Let Your Child Bring Their Pet to College?

Pets are the perfect companion. Even in college. Who doesn't want to come home from a long day of classes to their furry friend? However, taking care of a pet in college is a huge responsibility. And it's really a situation that depends on the pet and the school. For...

How to Begin to Socialize a Dog That Was Adopted during COVID-19

How to Begin to Socialize a Dog That Was Adopted during COVID-19

Pandemic pups grew up in unprecedented times and may have missed out on normal early life experiences. As such, it’s not surprising that dogs adopted during the Covid-19 pandemic experience separation anxiety when away from their owners. Dogs adopted during the...

Your Dog Ate a Non Food Item: What Should You Do?

Your Dog Ate a Non Food Item: What Should You Do?

Small toys, socks, coins, rubber bands – inquisitive pups will swallow just about anything. If the item is small and not toxic, it may pass through your dog's system without causing any health issues. However, if the item is large or sharp, it may cause an obstruction...

How to Make Your Pet the Most Comfortable at the End of Their Life

How to Make Your Pet the Most Comfortable at the End of Their Life

How can you possibly comfort a dying pet? Dealing with the impending loss of a pet can be unbearable. Pets are beloved members of families all over the world. They bring you joy and comfort and generally make life a little brighter. But sadly, pets are as prone to...

Does Your Dog Need Emergency Services?

Does Your Dog Need Emergency Services?

Just like humans, dogs can also have emergencies. And sometimes it’s difficult to tell because these furry friends don’t talk. As a dog owner, be keen to observe any changes in behavior. A lot can happen when your dog is playing in your backyard or walking in the...

Deciding On Fixing Your Pet

Deciding On Fixing Your Pet

Deciding to spay/neuter your pet is a delicate matter. For one, this procedure impacts the animal’s long-term health and costs a lot of money. However, a University of Georgia study shows that the average lifespan of spayed/neutered cats and dogs is, to some extent,...

Should I Let My Cat Be an Outdoor Cat?

Should I Let My Cat Be an Outdoor Cat?

Does your cat spend her days staring out the window? Cats have a desire to roam, hunt, and discover the outdoors. And with fresh air, birds, and squirrels lying just beyond the window, who can blame them? Unfortunately, most pet cats are kept indoors, typically only...

How To Choose The Best Diet For Your Pet

How To Choose The Best Diet For Your Pet

A good diet is ultimately the best way to keep your pet healthy and happy. Unfortunately, opinions about pet nutrition vary among veterinarians, breeders, and pet owners – mainly because there is not just one answer regarding the best pet diet.  In a perfect world,...

How To Manage Pet Medication at Daycare

How To Manage Pet Medication at Daycare

Can pets board overnight while on medication? Now, this is one of those questions you'll have to consider as a pet care provider. Advances in veterinary care mean pets enjoy longer lives, usually because of the availability of disease screening and medical treatments....

The Importance Of Preventative Pet Care

The Importance Of Preventative Pet Care

Just because it's cyclical doesn't mean it's not essential. Preventative pet care that includes routine screenings, checkups, and vaccinations can help ensure your pet lives a longer, healthier life. In addition, it helps identify your pet's risk factors and keep an...

Caring For A Senior Pet: An Owners Guide

Caring For A Senior Pet: An Owners Guide

Getting older is inevitable, even for the animals we love and cherish. Seeing your pet reach old age is no small milestone; it’s a sign of a well-lived life, making it all the more difficult to witness them start to slow down and become geriatric. As your dog or cat...

Pick The Right Vet For Your Pet

Pick The Right Vet For Your Pet

High-quality veterinary care is the key to ensuring your pet lives a longer, healthier life. So, how do you pick the right vet who will become your pet's long-term health care provider? First things first, the best time to find a vet is before you even need one....

First-Time Pet Owner Tips

First-Time Pet Owner Tips

Considering getting a furry friend? Pets make fantastic companions and bring tremendous joy to people's lives. That said, having a living thing to take care of can be incredibly challenging and daunting. Bringing a pet home is a huge commitment, and it's not a...

Pet’s Breath Smells?

Pet’s Breath Smells?

When your pet's breath smells bad, it is relatively common, even with progress in veterinary dentistry. However, over the last several years, dental hygiene in pets has changed from occasional tooth extractions to routine dental cleanings and other preventative care...

Grain-free diet in dogs linked to heart disease

Grain-free diet in dogs linked to heart disease

Grain-Free Diet When you love your pet, you do whatever is necessary to keep them healthy. That’s one of the reasons Hebron, CT dog lovers are drawn to new foods which contain some of the non-grain ingredients humans prefer. Unfortunately, the Food and Drug...

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Hebron Veterinary Hospital has been a full service compassionate and quality veterinary care center since 1984. Our office is located in Hebron Connecticut and we serve patients from all around Connecticut and specialize in our local service areas of Columbia CT, Glastonbury CT, Marlborough CT, Andover CT, Bolton CT, Willimantic CT, Lebanon CT and Colchester CT.