Belleville location opening this month!

It’s official! We own the property at 1601 North Belt West in Belleville. The location is somewhat central, at the Belleville/Swansea border. We’re right off of 17th St/ Sullivan Dr. as well as Route 161. We passed all of our inspections, and are waiting on the flooring installation. Kinda stinks because we can’t do anything else […]

App not so great – shopping for a new one

Do you have our app on your phone or tablet? Did you used to love it, and lately it hasn’t been working? The app was a great way to send us updates, request prescription refills, request appointments…had a lot of cool stuff. A couple months ago it got buggy, and the most commonly used features – […]

Do vaccines keep your pet healthy?

Many years ago, I had a client with several cats. He would bring each one in and proclaim what a great pet owner he was, because he vaccinated EVERY pet EVERY year. He would end every exam by saying “I keep MY cats healthy!” I applaud his enthusiasm, and his love for his cats. But […]

Tri-Heart rebates

If you bought Tri-Heart for your dog in 2018, you qualify for a rebate! I have been trying to get these all year, and finally got a sales rep with a pulse! You’ll get $6 back on one box (6-pack) and $12 back on two boxes. If you’d like a paper form, send us a […]

Sunscreen for pets?

Dogs don’t need sunscreen, do they? Most of the time they do not. Their fur shields their skin very well. However, there are situations where dogs can become severely burned if we are not vigilant, and we actually need to put sunscreen on our dogs. The first possibility that came to your mind is probably […]

Buying prescription food for your pet

If your dog or cat needs a prescription diet, I have probably written or emailed you a prescription. Now what? The fastest way to get food is to take the prescription to a Petsmart that has a vet in it. (Both O’Fallon and Glen Carbon stores have this, but the Belleville store does not! Many […]

Diarrhea in dogs – when to worry

Everyone with a dog or cat has dealt with it at one point. It’s never pretty. It’s diarrhea. Of course, I could write pages and pages on this topic. Our focus here: when do you start to worry? There are many variables at play. The diarrhea could be a nuisance that clears up easily with medication (or on […]