Lumps and Bumps

Lumps and bumps can appear on your animal companion, some are infections and plugged hair/fur follicles while others may be tumors. Lump and Bumps can cause tumors on the skin or just beneath and should always be evaluated. Make sure they are not malignant (i.e. not likely to spread, non-cancerous) versus malignant (likely to spread […]

Intestinal Parasite Prevention

Intestinal parasites pose a year-round threat to our cat and dog companions. Intestinal Parasite Prevention – While regular heartworm preventives contain some protection against intestinal bugs, it often doesn’t protect all the parasites out there. If a dose or two was missed or your cat or dog ingested a very high parasitic burden, they can […]

Anxious? Your Pet may be too…

Your Pet May Have Anxiety People aren’t the only individuals that suffer from anxiety. Pets get stressed, too. Some suffer from separation anxiety. Others pet just seem nervous in certain  situations or in multi-pet households. Some are only stressed with loud noises like thunder or fireworks. It is not just dogs who suffer. Our feline friends may choose […]

Online Pharmacy

Online Pharmacy Urban Animal is pleased to offer pet owners our online pharmacy. Our online pharmacy is offered through our website, and allows pet owners to shop for hard-to-find products such as: – prescription diets, – diabetic products and syringes, – ophthalmic medications, – medications for chronic conditions and more! Most orders ship for free and […]

A Better Shot at Urban Animal

A Better Shot at Urban Animal Certain vaccinations in dogs and cats are needed to reduce the chance of your pet getting a life-threatening illness. Not every vaccination is appropriate for your animal companion. Urban Animal follows the American Animal Hospital Association’s guidelines for dogs. We follow the American Association of Feline Practitioners’ guidelines for […]

Fear Free Initiative

“Fear Free” practices are being utilized by progressive veterinary hospitals to reduce the stress of animals during their examinations. From the day we opened our doors, Urban Animal incorporated many aspects from the formal Fear Free Initiative. This includes: * Making sure pets are made to feel welcome when they enter the hospital – both […]