pet care tips

“To potty pad or not to potty pad?” That is the question.

“To potty pad or not to potty pad?” That is the question.

To continue our blogs on potty training, here are a few thoughts on potty pads. (from the desk of Wendi, your friendly client coordinator!) At first, the idea of using potty pads seems like a great idea. Don’t do it. When a puppy has to go every 10 to 20 minutes while they are awake and playing it is difficult…

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New Puppy Nutrition Recommendations

Did you get a new puppy? Congratulations!  Here at Blue Door Mobile Veterinary Services, we love puppies!  If you live in or near Portland, Oregon, we can help you get your puppy started the right way and help them live a long, healthy life.  Follow us to find out about your new family addition and how to treat them right.…

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Pets, Fireworks and Thunder. Oh My!

Pets, Fireworks and Thunder. Oh My!

Fireworks and thunderstorms are a fact of summertime. While the celebrations and warm rain storms can be fun for people, some pets can become extremely frightened of the noise of both thunder and fireworks.  This can lead to anxiety/hiding, injuries due to trying to get away, and lost pets.  Your pet has a much better developed sense of hearing than…

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Pets in Portland, Oregon Apartments

Do you have a dog or cat and live in an apartment complex or condo in the Pacific Northwest? Do you own or manage a pet-friendly home, pet-friendly condo or pet-friendly apartment complex in the Portland, OR metro area? We have a few recommendations for both of you: All pets should be on a veterinary recommended flea prevention product year-round.…

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Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Visit the vet for a spring or early-summer checkup. Make sure your pets get tested for heartworm if they aren’t on year-round…

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Why Does My Pet Needs Vaccinations?

Whether you’re a new or experienced pet owner, you may have asked yourself if your pet really needs to be vaccinated. The simple answer is YES. Vaccines protect dogs and cats against a number of potentially-fatal diseases, and in many states, certain pet vaccines—such as rabies—are required by law. Even if your pet is an indoor pet, they can still…

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