Why Is Spaying or Neutering Your Pet So Important?

Dog with cone on its head.

Being a good pet owner can be a lot of work. From selecting the best food to providing good physical and mental stimulation to keeping up with wellness care, there is a lot that goes into taking good care of your furry family member. As your partner in pet wellness, Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital is here to help you along the way. For Spay and Neuter Awareness Month, we would like to focus on the importance of spaying and neutering your pets.


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:


The Long Haul: The Best In Senior Pet Care

Senior pet care.

Few of us can resist the charms of young animals, but if you’re looking for constant companionship and devotion, senior pets are where it’s at. Senior pets are deeply connected to their routines, and know exactly where their people are at all times. They have also fine-tuned their instincts and understand implicitly where they belong.