Establish Lifelong Health With Puppy and Kitten Wellness Exams

Wellness checks for cats.

It’s easy to assume that young animals, in all their purity and innocence, are perfectly healthy. The reality is that their immune systems are in development, so they are incredibly vulnerable to many different kinds of diseases. Setting up a puppy or kitten for lifelong health starts when you bring them home. The puppy and kitten wellness exams at Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital help owners provide all the necessary health components needed throughout an animal’s life. 


How to Tell If You Have a Sick Pet Bird

A woman holding a sick bird.

Despite the fact that many birds can talk, they don’t use this amazing skill to tell us when they’re unwell. Instead, you’ll see symptoms affecting the eyes, beak, feather, and behavior. While it’s not always 100% clear to tell, a close look at their appearance can help you determine if you have a sick pet bird on your hands. Because their health is critical to maintain, we are here to help you identify warning signals and offer suggestions to help your ailing avian.


How Can I Help My Pet Cope With Loud Noises?

Dog hiding from loud noises.

It’s that time of year again when the air is filled with exploding fireworks and roman candles. An onslaught of firecrackers, sounding off at midnight can terrify your pet. For some pets, it is just another night, but for others, they may be alarmed to the point of shaking, crying, or hiding. It can be difficult to comfort your pet throughout the night, but the veterinary team at Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital has come up with a list of tips to help you and your pet cope with the loud noises this year: