What Pet Owners Need to Know About COVID-19

What Pet Owners Need to Know About COVID-19

You may be worried about how to keep your pet safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following three facts will help you and your pet stay safe and healthy during these troubling times.#1: Rely on reputable sources for current COVID-19...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Attention to our Valued Clients:Due to the State of Emergency in Onondaga and the surrounding counties. Your friends at SSVH are trying to keep our staff, patients, and clients as healthy as possible.At this point, we have temporarily updated our business...

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Why is Socializing Your Puppy So Important?

Why is Socializing Your Puppy So Important?

One of the best ways to show your new puppy some love is through proper socialization. What does this mean, and how can you successfully socialize your little four-legged friend? Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds, people, pets,...

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3 Ways to Prevent Spring Parasites

3 Ways to Prevent Spring Parasites

Although year-round parasite prevention is essential when it comes to your pet's health, spring is an especially critical time for protection. Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes will surge as temperatures start to warm up. These external parasites can carry and...

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Figuring Out Your Cat’s Body Language

Figuring Out Your Cat’s Body Language

Your cat speaks volumes through her body language. Her whiskers, tail, posture, ears, and more are all saying something. Read on to learn how you can figure out what your feline pal is saying to you.Signs of an alert, happy catA happy cat seeking attention...

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Busting Winter Boredom with Indoor Fun

Busting Winter Boredom with Indoor Fun

As winter continues and the cold weather lingers around Cicero, your pets are probably spending more time indoors. With less outside playtime and less exciting things like birds to observe through the living room window, your furry friends may be getting a...

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3 Tips for Using Positive Reinforcement

3 Tips for Using Positive Reinforcement

It is National Train Your Dog Month! Our canine friends are intelligent creatures and capable of learning various commands and tricks. We at South Shore Veterinary Hospital recommend using positive reinforcement when it comes to training your pet. It is an...

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Holiday Anxiety In Pets

Holiday Anxiety In Pets

The holidays are a stressful time, but humans aren’t the only species who experience increased anxiety during the “most wonderful time of the year”—our pets often feel the pain of the holidays, too.Here are some ways to keep your pet stress-free during the...

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for A Baby

6 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for A Baby

Now that you’re expecting a two-legged baby, your four-legged baby is in store for some serious life changes. Do your best to prepare fur baby for human baby by keeping the following six tips in mind:1. Train basic commands first — Before your baby...

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