Don’t forget to find a safe and quiet place for your pets, especially if they get nervous around fireworks. Be aware of the presence of pets at all times if you are shooting off fireworks.
Hot Pavement Doesn’t Require Hot Temperatures
Don’t go out for walks once it gets past 80 degrees. Especially on dark pavement, but gravel trails get just as hot under the New Mexico sun.
Make sure that you have plenty of water for you and your pet. Continue reading
It is Lyme Disease Awareness and Prevention
Lyme Disease can have serious negative effects in animals and humans. Long term effects include neurological damage. Here is the link to a fact sheet and crossword puzzle for the kids:
“Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the United States. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and rarely, Borrelia mayonii. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical findings (e.g., rash), and the possibility of exposure to infected ticks.”
Hello everyone! Thank you all for your understanding and support while we all adjust to the changes that have been brought on. As we continue to evolve with the current pandemic, we would like for everyone to know that we will continue to provide the best medicine possible for your furry family members as well as continue to provide you with the same treatment (as close as possible) that you are accustomed to! We have sent out an email with more details on some recent changes but here are a few things we would like to share.
*We are still at this time open normal business hours and have increased all current sanitation procedures again!
*Please call to schedule an appointment. There are some appointments that we will need to postpone, but please call us and we can discuss your particular need.!
*Please call the clinic when you arrive for your appointment (or if you are picking up food/medications)
*At this time, we are not permitting clients into our facility. We will bring your food/medications out to you. If you are here for an appointment, we will get a history from you about your pet and take your pet into the clinic where our doctors will perform their examination and we will call or come out to explain to you our findings and any needed recommendations.
We are all in this together. We will continue to keep you informed as we change protocols or as regulations change what we are permitted to do. PLEASE call if you have any questions.
The entire TLC Pet Hospital Staff
Just wanted to let everyone know that we will no longer be performing any elective surgeries for the next few weeks. This includes spays, neuters, declaws, general mass removals and routine dental cleanings. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, however, with the short supply of medical supplies, we need to help any way we can to conserve. We appreciate your understanding!