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The Importance of Walking With Your Pet

The Importance of Walking With Your Pet

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, An Estimated 60% of Cats and 56% of Dogs in the United States are Overweight or Obese. That's not a typo, those are real numbers from the experts. This is why we recommend seeing your pet at least...

Tips For Traveling With A Pet

Tips For Traveling With A Pet

The holiday season is fast approaching and that means it's time to travel. Today we have some tips for you on whether or not you're traveling with your pet. If you are traveling without your pet, we have you covered! Tuscan Ridge Animal Hospital provides loving and...

It’s Important For Your Pet To Get Regular Labs

It’s Important For Your Pet To Get Regular Labs

We prefer to see your pet at least once a year, and twice for older pets. Often times, people ask why it's so important that we see your pet for an annual exam. Today, we have some answers for you! First, let's talk about our life stage wellness...

What You Need To Know About Fleas

What You Need To Know About Fleas

Pop quiz: What can lay up to 50 eggs daily, can jump at least one foot (which is equivalent to a person jumping about half a block), and can’t wait to make a meal out of your pet’s blood? The answer: a flea! Fleas are external parasites that transmit...

7 Frequently Asked Cat Grooming Questions

7 Frequently Asked Cat Grooming Questions

Looking to freshen up your pet a little? Noticing some odors that need taking care of? We’re here to help. We know how busy life can get, and we want to make it simpler for you. Bring your pet our way for a comprehensive, professional grooming appointment....

Couple Adopts Health-Challenged Pets

Couple Adopts Health-Challenged Pets

Trust Their Companion Animal Care to Dr. Kelly Harper Andrea Galko and Andrew Acker adopt abused and sick pets who others have abandoned. “If there’s a rare, incurable disease that exists, most likely my pets will have it,” Andrea says, half joking. She resides with...

Tips For 4th Of July Safety In Wake Forest

Tips For 4th Of July Safety In Wake Forest

If you're excited for the 4th of July, you're not alone! We look forward to these festive celebrations all year, but our furry friends might feel differently. This loud, noisy holiday can cause a lot of stress and anxiety in our companions. To keep our...

Ten Tips To Make Trips To The Vet Easier For Your Pet

Ten Tips To Make Trips To The Vet Easier For Your Pet

We want to make every single visit to Tuscan Ridge Animal Hospital a positive experience for you, your pet, and our veterinary care team. Today, we want to share ten tips directly from the American Veterinary Medical Association on making your next veterinary visit a...

Truth About Fleas: Pets Need Year-Round Prevention

Truth About Fleas: Pets Need Year-Round Prevention

Fleas. The very word conjures mental images of some poor dog or cat scratching in a desperate attempt to rid themselves of tiny, biting bugs. Indeed, fleas are horrible little creatures on many levels, but what you may not know about them could horrify...

Puppy Training Now Offered

Puppy Training Now Offered

Tuscan Ridge Animal Hospital is offering Puppy Class 101. This course is offered Thursday evenings from 6:15 to 7:30 pm at our facility, 230 Capcom Ave, Suite 101, Wake Forest, NC. This course lasts for eight weeks. The class is for an owner and puppy ages 8 weeks to...

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