Kennel Cough Awareness

August 2, 2021

Kennel Cough Awareness

Kennel Cough is a very contagious disease and can be easily spread from dog to dog in close quarters, such as a boarding kennel. The disease has been making its way through the Springfield area, and we want to make sure you know the signs and symptoms to look for in your pup at home. 

Hot Weather Tips for your Dog
Hot Weather Tips for your Dog

Extreme heat can pose many dangers for your pup.  Heatstroke is not something to take lightly as it can cause severe long-term damage, or can even be fatal. Avoid an emergency situation with these tips!

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails

July 23, 2021

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails

Nail trims are an important part of pet ownership! We recommend trimming your pet's nails every 4-6 weeks. 

How to Travel With Your Pet?

July 2, 2021

How to Travel With Your Pet?

It's hard to imagine a family vacation without your furbabies along for the trip! Your pet is an important part of your family, so of course, you want them to come along. The question is: should my pet be traveling with me or is it smarter to board them? Read on to find out...

Mental Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

May 3, 2021

Mental Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

A loyal pet, especially cats and dogs, can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise and playfulness, and even improve your cardiovascular health.

How to Clean Your Pet's Ears

April 30, 2021

How to Clean Your Pet's Ears

We recommend cleaning your pet's ears every 2-4 weeks and after any swimming or bathing. Don't know how to clean your pet's ears? Luckily, one of our RVT's was able to demonstrate the process on our Youtube Channel.

Giving Your Pet Medication at Home

April 16, 2021

Giving Your Pet Medication

There are three simple ways to give your pet their pills at home. One of our Registered Veterinary Technicians, Jacey Epperson, was able to demonstrate the three techniques with the help of one of our resident cats, Baby, and her own dog, Precious.

Heartworm Awareness Month

April 1, 2021

Heartworm Awareness Month

This month is Heartworm Awareness Month, however, heartworm disease is a serious canine and feline health concern year-round. 

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Importance of Dental Health in Pets

February 1, 2021

Importance of Dental Health in Pets

Dental Health is very important for the overall health of your dogs and cats at home. Galloway Village Veterinary shares why it is so important, along with some special February Dental Specials!

How to Provide the Best Care for your Senior Pet

January 4, 2021

Caring for your Senior Pet

As your pet gets older they require more love and care from you. Here is some advice from the vets at GVV on caring for your senior pet...

Galloway Village Veterinary's Guide to Halloween Safety for Pets

October 12, 2020

Halloween Safety Guide

Keeping your pet safe and comfortable during Halloween doesn’t have to be tricky.  Here is Galloway Village Veterinary’s guide to keeping your pet happy throughout the spookiest night of the year

Tags: Microchip, Family Friendly, Call us, Happy Halloween, Blog
Introducing a New Cat to your Other Furry Family Members

September 14, 2020

Introducing a New Cat

Cats can have very strong personalities and may take a while to adjust to a new home.  Especially when they don't know the other people or animals who are already living there. 

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Back to School - How Schedule Changes Affect Your Pets

August 17, 2020

How Schedule Changes Affect Your Pets

As summertime begins to come to a close, the family's routine starts to change.  Whether that means no one will be home with your pet during the day anymore, or your pet's time home alone will be lengthened due to a variety of after-school activities, there will be a noticeable change in routine for your pup!

Tags: Back to School
Keeping Your Dogs Safe at the Pool & Lake This Summer

July 1, 2020

Pool & Lake Safety

The Dog Days of Summer... here are some helpful tips and advice on how to be safe and have the best summer swimming with your dog!

Tags: Swimming with your Dog
Periodontal Disease
Periodontal Disease

One of the most overlooked aspects of preventative health maintenance is dental care.

Tags: Surgery, Dental, Periodontal
Benefits Of Spaying
Benefits Of Spaying

Sterilization of female dogs is commonly performed with a surgery called a spay, in which both ovaries and the uterus are removed.  Galloway Village Veterinary explains many of the benefits and answering our most commonly asked questions.

Tags: Surgery, Spaying