Foul breath or deadly disease?

Dental disease is a very common and a preventable disease diagnosed on a daily basis in our practice. Dental disease starts with bacteria that live in the mouth of your pet. No, your pet’s mouth is not cleaner than yours, and yes it is a bad idea to let them lick you...

Why the Semi-Annual Exam?

Didn’t we used to only bring our pet to the vet yearly for a rabies vaccination? I have been around animals for most of my life. I grew up in a house where dogs were kept outdoors, and they came inside only when the weather was poor. What did those animal feel?...

Hergenrether Animal Hospital Blog

Caring for your loved friend is a team effort. We may only get to see your friend twice a year during their wellness checkups or when something is wrong. You are the primary caretaker of your loved one, so we will do our best to educate you, so you know how to best...