Stop Dog Bites: Breed Bias Debunked

Dog owners often assume that certain breeds are more prone to biting than others. A recent study shows that beloved breeds can be just as likely to bite as those that are banned. See how to keep your dog and others safe.

NorthPoint Presentation at local veterinary office

Our First Lunch & Learn at Meriden Animal Hospital

We were recently invited to do our first ever presentation at a local veterinary office! We discussed the challenges that pet owners face.

The Little-Known Benefits of Feeding Eggshell Membranes

Egg membranes are often overlooked as a potential source of nutrition for pets. However, they contain important nutrients that can benefit your dog’s or cat’s health. 

4 Easy Ways to Prepare for the Most Inconvenient Events

Not all pet emergencies are life-threatening. Some are simply inconveniences that always seem to happen at 5 p.m. on a Friday when your vet is going home for the weekend.

Meet Bobi: The World’s Oldest Living Dog!

Bobi, a 30-year-old livestock guardian dog, recently earned the title of the world’s oldest dog according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Bobi has a remarkable story of survival and a longevity diet that is no surprise to our team!

Carriers, Comfort, and Calm: Making Travel Easier for Your Cat

One of the most significant steps we can take to reduce stress and make travel more comfortable for our cats is to acclimate them to their carrier. Many cats associate their carrier with a trip to the vet or a move to a new home, which can cause them to fear or dislike it. By helping them feel more comfortable and relaxed in their carrier, we can make the travel experience less daunting for our feline companions.

Ward Off Ticks From the Inside Out!

Here in New England, fleas and ticks are an almost unavoidable nuisance in the warmer months. However, there are many alternatives to prescription products that work incredibly well. Additionally, there are other (sometimes lesser-known) factors that make your pet a desirable host. Here are some of our best tips for preventing unwanted hitchhikers from the inside-out!

The Humble Egg: A Nutrition Powerhouse

As pet owners, we want to provide our pets with the best nutrition possible. With so many pet food options available, knowing what to feed your pet can be challenging. Eggs are a great source of protein and nutrients for humans, but what about pets? In this article, we’ll explore the benefits and risks of feeding eggs to your pets.

skunk spray dog treatment

What to Do If Your Dog Gets Sprayed by a Skunk

No one ever plans on having their dog get sprayed by a skunk. Being prepared with the proper information and tools can help alleviate some of the stress of a skunk spray.

How Puppyhood Diet Impacts Your Dog’s Gut Health Later in Life

Does the food you feed your puppy now affect their gut health later in life? Recent research from the DogRisk group at the University of Helsinki indicates that it does! Find out which type of food is best for your pup’s gut health in this article.