Winner of Neighborhood Favorite Veterinarian

Winner of Neighborhood Favorite Veterinarian

Thank you for choosing us!

“It’s official – you’re a winner and neighbors love you! Only 1% of all businesses are voted as a Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite, and TLC Pet Hospital is one of them!”

 

ABQ Top 10 for Heartworm

Heartworm test - treatment

Albuquerque just made the top 10 cities list for heartworm disease.

“Although these cities are broadly disseminated across the United States, there are many areas that are experiencing an increase in the prevalence of heartworm disease. For this reason, the Companion Animal Parasite Council encourages pet owners across the country to talk with their veterinarian about the importance of annual heartworm testing and year-round prevention.”

Watch A Video About Heartworm

 

National Pet Month

We are celebrating National Pet Month. They come in all shapes and sizes and now TLC Pet Hospital accepts more kinds of pets than ever. If you are looking for a dedicated team of professionals who focus on Fear Free veterinarian practices, then celebrate pet month with a visit to the vet.

Now Seeing Exotic Pets

We are pleased to announce that we are now going to be able to offer veterinarian services to your other little guys too.

FERRETS, GUINEA PIGS AND RABBITS

Bring your pets to see the vet. TLC Pet Hospital has extended their veterinarian services to your other little furry friends. Ask us about vet care for exotics the next time you pay us a visit.

Introducing Acupunture

Acupuncture for your pets?

YES! Dr. Gutierrez is available to provide acupuncture to your pet to help with a variety of issues. Acupuncture is an option for your cat or dog’s wellness and comfort. It helps treat musculoskeletal, neurological, allergies and metabolic disease.

Acupuncture is the process of inserting needles into body tissues.

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Cold Cats

New Years can be fear free for dogs and cats

Cat Gets Cold

Parks it under your vehicle. If you have an indoor/outdoor cat, chances are they have their favorite spots. In the garage may be one of them during the cold winter months. That means your car is a prime target for a snuggle spot.

If your cat frequents the garage make sure to find out where the are before you pull out the car. They may be on top of a tire or perched near a warm part under the vehicle.

Fear Free New Year

New Years Activity tips for dogs for a Fear Free celebration

Tackling Canine and Feline Frets and Fears During New Year’s Festivities

New Years Activity tips for dogsNew Years festivities can be a time of stress for many dogs and cats. From a pet’s perspective, loud, unpredictable noises and celebratory fireworks explosions are threatening and an understandable cause for alarm. Some animals react as if their very lives hang in the balance. For pets whose people are hosting a party, the presence of strangers and the change in environment — decorations, scented candles or potpourri, furniture moved around — can also be distressing. Thankfully it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are some tips to help your dog or cat keep calm and carry on as they join you in welcoming in the New Year.Continue reading

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas puppies

We hope you and your pets have a wonderful and relaxing holiday. 

WE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY DECEMBER 24th – 25th

Pet Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes regimen includes a special diet and insulin twice a day

KETOACIDOSIS

Know the Signs

  1. Animal is drinking a ton of water. The process of converting fat into energy requires a ton of water and should be investigated if seen.
  2. Animal becomes incontinent. When a well behaved dog starts drinking lots of water and having accidents inside, this can be a sign.
  3. Loss of appetite. Eventually a diabetic animal that is short on insulin will become lethargic and may stop eating all together.
  4. Vomiting or other digestive issues.

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