Oral Health For Pets

Oral health for pets includes regular care and occasional cleanings. Just like people, animal’s health requires basic oral care. Having too much tartar build up can cause gingivitis and other health conditions. Bacteria from the gums can lead to bacteria getting into the bloodstream and damaging organs. Here are a few things you can do: Know Your Pet and Do Self Exams If you have a small pet, you need to pay attention to their teeth just like you would a dog or cat. Some…

Crazy Things Dogs Swallow

There are many crazy things dogs swallow.  Dogs love to chew on things and often they like to chew on things that smell like their owner.  My parent’s dog once swallowed $3000 hearing aids that my dad had left on the coffee table. The good news is: when your dog swallows something, it usually passes right through them.  The bad news is, well, you know.  Sometimes, your pet can’t pass what they swallow and that’s when an issue arises.  Bones that get stuck in their…

FAQ From Your Veterinary Clinic in Lexington

Among the many questions we get at the veterinary clinic in Lexington, people are wondering what changes there will be once school starts.  It’s true, Locust Trace Veterinary Clinic is located on the school grounds of Locust Trace AgriScience Farm, but we are also a full service veterinary clinic that operates apart from the school.  Our normal operating hours will continue once summer is over.  Here are some answers to other questions we are often asked. How Will I Find The Animal Clinic? Locust Trace…

Pet Care Tips From Your Lexington Veterinary Clinic

Taking care of your animals when they get sick or hurt is just one of the many things we do at the Lexington Veterinary Clinic. We care about your little friends as much as you do and we want them to be safe, healthy and happy. And in order to help you take care of your best friend we have come up with some helpful tips and advice that will benefit not only your friend but you as well. Regular Checkups at Locust Trace Veterinary…